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"On the Bedford to Brighton Thameslink route we have introduced new trains, new stations, 12-carriage trains and 29% more seats at our busiest times of the day.
"We offer some of the cheapest fares to and from Brighton and have frozen our great value weekend tickets two years running.
"We are working hard across our network to give our passengers cleaner trains, more accurate service information and – by giving Network Rail more opportunities to maintain the track – a more punctual service across our network.
“The Thameslink Programme will later unlock capacity at London Bridge giving us a third more peak cross-London services at Brighton as well as a fleet of brand new trains.”
Campaigners met outside Brighton Station today to protest against cuts. Unions claim British passengers pay the highest fares in Europe. We speak to Steve Headley of the RMT.
An anti-cuts protest is due to start at Brighton railway station. The Rail Union RMT claim British passengers pay the highest fares in Europe. It says cuts to staffing and safety risks lives.