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Limited rail service with early shut down, and no trains at all in some areas, on RMT strike days 16 and 18 March
Due to strike action by members of the RMT union on Thursday 16 March and Saturday 18 March, there will be a limited service on Great Northern, Southern and Thameslink with a late start-up, early shutdown, and no trains at all in some areas
Rail operator celebrates internal hires
Govia Thameslink Railway announces a wave of internal appointments for the year ahead
Kicking off 2023, Govia Thameslink Railway (GTR) – the operator for Southern, Thameslink, Gatwick Express and Great Northern – has announced a variety of internal promotions and appointments across the company.
Ralph Pidsley has taken on the role of Chief Financial Officer after holding the position on
Check before you travel as engineering work restricts Brighton Main Line services on first Sunday in February
Train operators Southern, Thameslink and Gatwick Express are advising passengers travelling between London, Gatwick Airport and Sussex on Sunday 5 February to check online journey planners in advance, as vital engineering work by Network Rail will mean a long diversion for trains between London and Gatwick Airport, and a limited service between Brighton and the airport.
No trains when ASLEF strikes with a later start each day after
Passengers with Southern, Thameslink, Great Northern or Gatwick Express are regrettably advised to find another way to reach their destination on Wednesday 1 February and Friday 3 February and to be prepared for a later start to services the day after
Strikes set to disrupt rail travel in first week of January
Travel only if absolutely necessary on 3 & 4 and 6 & 7 January due to strikes by RMT
No trains at all on 5 January due to ASLEF drivers’ industrial action
Overtime ban and other strike action also affecting rail services
Passengers urged to plan ahead, especially on New Year’s Eve
Passengers with Great Northern, Southern and Thameslink are being warned, regrettably, that services in t
RMT industrial action affects GTR for entire festive period, with early shutdown on Christmas Eve
Passengers with Gatwick Express, Great Northern, Southern and Thameslink are being warned, regrettably, to travel only if absolutely necessary on Christmas Eve when trains will stop running as early as 12 noon because of national RMT strike action at Network Rail
Speed restrictions removed across Sussex
Southern, Thameslink and Gatwick Express are running their normal timetable this morning.
Revised rail service Sunday evening and Monday due to heavy rain
Forecasts of very heavy rainfall means Southern, Thameslink and Gatwick Express will regrettably be running a revised service until tomorrow afternoon (Monday 19 December).
Network Rail is introducing a 40mph speed limit between 1800 Sunday 18th and 1400 Monday 19th December for safety reasons to routes south of Balcombe, in case of landslips and flooding. Up to 4cm of rain is expecte
Rail passengers warned to travel only if absolutely necessary during national rail industrial action next week
Govia Thameslink Railway (GTR), which runs Gatwick Express, Great Northern, Southern and Thameslink trains, is warning passengers to travel only if absolutely necessary due to national rail industrial action by the RMT on 13 & 14 and 16 & 17 December
GTR completes first tranche of Southern fleet modernisation
Govia Thameslink Railway (GTR) has completed a comprehensive modernisation programme for its 75 Southern Class 377/4 trains. New features include passenger priorities such as real-time passenger information screens and at-seat charging and power points, as well as high-tech engineering features designed to streamline maintenance and improve reliability.
Airport station upgrade allows faster journeys in GTR’s winter timetable
Govia Thameslink Railway (GTR) has announced timetable changes to be introduced from Sunday 11 December 2022. Passengers should check their journeys in advance of travel.
Gatwick's gateway to the world just got a bit easier if arriving by rail
A new ticket gateline has opened at Gatwick Airport railway station with extra-wide openings throughout for passengers with luggage
Bus and train firms join charity to transform lives
In a UK-first, accessibility advisors at Brighton & Hove Buses and Govia Thameslink Railway have worked together with adults with a learning disability to support them in making an integrated journey by both bus and train
Assistance dogs play the smart card to support rail customers
People who rely on assistance dogs to get out and about should find train travel easier thanks to a new scheme that has been developed with the help of a disabled Southern and Thameslink passenger
National strike days in early November - travel only if absolutely necessary on Great Northern, Southern and Thameslink
Passengers should travel only if absolutely necessary with Southern, Great Northern or Thameslink on Saturday 5, Monday 7 and Wednesday 9 November, due to national strikes by the RMT union
REMINDER: 8 October national strike - travel only if absolutely necessary on Great Northern, Southern and Thameslink
Govia Thameslink Railway (GTR) is reminding passengers to travel only if absolutely necessary with Southern, Great Northern or Thameslink this Saturday, 8 October, due to strikes by the RMT union at Network Rail and UK train operators
NATIONAL STRIKES: Travel only if absolutely necessary on Great Northern, Southern and Thameslink on Saturdays 1 and 8 October
NATIONAL STRIKES: Travel only if absolutely necessary on Great Northern, Southern and Thameslink on Saturdays 1 and 8 October; warning for London Marathon runners and spectators on 2 October
Southern helps Ryan continue his passion for train travel
Southern has helped a teenage rail enthusiast with Muscular Dystrophy build back his confidence while travelling by train
Train company appeals to people on career breaks through new partnership
Continuing its mission to entice people of all backgrounds to consider a career in rail, Govia Thameslink Railway (GTR), is partnering with purpose-led consulting, coaching and networking organisation Women Returners for the first time
REMINDER NATIONAL STRIKE: Only travel if your journey is absolutely necessary on Great Northern, Southern and Thameslink on 18 and 20 August, travel later on the mornings after
RMT members at Network Rail and UK train operators striking on Thursday 18 and Saturday 20 August Very few trains will run, with no service at all on many lines south of London or between Cambridge and King’s Lynn There will be a late start-up (7.30am or later) and early finish (from as early as 4.30pm to 6.30pm) across the network. There will be no alternative travel. Anyon