Extra trains to deal with the sunshine rush

Southeastern is running extra services and longer trains as thousands of day-trippers head to the Kent coast.

From Monday, an extra service from London to Ramsgate will be added to the timetable and will run every week day until August 30.

The service will also stop at Faversham, Whitstable, Herne Bay, Birchington-on-Sea, Margate and Broadstairs along the way, providing an extra 1082 seats.

With summer well and truly in fine form, we’re running extra services to the Kent coast to help day-trippers make the most of this beautiful weather.

We run three services an hour to popular destinations like Margate and Ramsgate and two trains an hour to Hastings. And with more people travelling over the summer, we’re running longer trains to provide more seats.

– Alison Nolan from Southeastern

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