The rail operator 'Southeastern' has said that fifty stations in the south east will be shut tomorrow amid expectations of further snowfall.Read the full story ›
The rail union, the RMT, has announced cleaners on Southeastern will strike in what they call their fight for workplace justice over pay and working conditions.
Members are instructed to take strike action by not booking on for any shifts that commence between the hours of 8.30pm on Thursday 19th October 2017 and 8.30pm on Friday 20th October 2017.
The dispute is with subcontractor Wettons, who hold the cleaning contract on Southeastern.
Advance Warning - revised service on Southeastern between Victoria and Dartford, between London Charing Cross and Sevenoaks and between Cannon Street and Hayes (Kent) due to poor rail conditions around the network.
An amended timetable is in operation on some Metro routes on Monday 7 November, Tuesday 8 November, and Wednesday 9 November. Morning peak trains to London are unaffected by the amendments..
Some evening peak trains are expected to be revised from 7th to 9th November.
There is a revised rail service on Southeastern between London Charing Cross and Dartford, between London Charing Cross and Gravesend and between London Charing Cross and Orpington due to flooding. All lines have now reopened following disruption caused by heavy rain and thunderstorms across the Southeastern network.
Services are still subject to revisions, delays and cancellations.
SE UPDATE: Cannon Street & London Bridge stations are now OPEN for Southeastern services but disruption continues
Given the ongoing disruption which will continue for some time, here's some of the things we're doing to help; https://t.co/XyDpAA86Xo
A new web app has been launched to reduce the number of people coming to harm on the railways in the South East.Read the full story ›
Rail bosses have revealed the railway line between Dover and Folkestone will not be fully repaired until the end of the yearRead the full story ›
She's one of many Sussex commuters fed up with the standards of service of our trains but she has a bit more clout than the average commuter - and today she set about using it.
Caroline Lucas, the Green Party MP for Brighton Pavilion, has launched a Parliamentary Bill proposing the renationalisation of the rail network. She says it would reduce fares, improve punctuality and save taxpayers a billion pounds a year. Andy Dickenson reports.
The Department for Transport have now issued a statement for this report.
They said: "We are determined to make journeys better and it is unacceptable that customers are not always receiving the service they deserve.
"We believe that franchising provides the best way to improve services and closely monitor the performance of all train companies - and offer them incentives to meet targets."
@tlc1972 We have delays though Lewisham due to drivers not being able to see the dispatch screens due to the sunshine. ^MS
@reyhan Hi, sorry for the delay, we have issues with distracting trains at Lewisham due to sunlight hitting the dispatch monitors. ^MS
@julieeclarke The low winter sun has been hitting the dispatch monitor which prevents the driver from being able to see. ^MS
A replacement bus service is running on Southeastern trains between Hastings and Tunbridge Wells due to poor rail conditions.
Southeastern is reminding passengers that all services will shut down early for Christmas Eve.
Train passengers heading back to their families should check journey times, as services shut down slightly earlier than normal.
Early peak time services will move to between 1 and 4pm.
After this there will be a limited service with the last train leaving Charing Cross at 7.45pm (to Hastings) and 7.50 from London Cannon Street (to Orpington).
The last high speed service will depart at 21:12(Margate) and the last Victoria service will depart at 20:55 (Orpington).