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National Audit Office offers strong criticism of Southern Rail

National Audit Office offers strong criticism of Southern Rail

6 days ago Rail & Coach News

The National Audit Office has concluded that high levels of disruption for passengers mean that, to date, the Thameslink, Southern and Great Northern rail franchise has “not delivered value for money”. The department for transport franchise to support the delivery of the major Thameslink upgrade programme and improve passengers’ experience of services.

Strikes continue on Southern rail in the UK

Strikes continue on Southern rail in the UK

11 October 2016 Rail & Coach News

A series of strikes on Southern trains in the UK has begun as a long running dispute over the role of guards on-board. Three days of industrial action began at midnight and is set to continue until Friday morning. Southern said it expected to run nearly two thirds of its services over the period.

Five day strike at Southern disrupts UK rail services

Five day strike at Southern disrupts UK rail services

8 August 2016 Rail & Coach News

Industrial action is affecting services on Southern trains, with RMT Union members beginning strike action. This walkout is expected to last five days, with Southern warning all trains will be hit until end of service on Friday. No Southern trains will run on routes between Clapham Junction-Milton Keynes Central; Dorking-Horsham; Oxted-Uckfield; and others.