The Annual General Meeting of the Association will be held on Thursday 19 October 2017 at 7.30pm in Christ Church Hall, Littlecourt Road, Sevenoaks TN13 2JG. All rail users welcome!
Their plans for the future include:
- a cafe for station users and the local community
- level access for the London bound platform
They would like help in gauging support and setting priorities. Please complete their short online survey here.
National Rail Enquiries offered a £20.80 fare each way. However, when I tried to buy the tickets I was directed South West Trains website and this did not acknowledge that these tickets at the quoted fares were available.
There is currently a problem with the new Class 700 Thameslink trains at Bat & Ball station. Twice in a week train doors that have operated correctly at Sevenoaks have failed to open at Bat & Ball’s platform one.
The driver told passengers that there problems with Class 700 trains at Bat & Ball station whereby the trains did not identify where they were therefore the doors would not open. This would indicate that there is a problem with the onboard computer receiving GPS transmissions.Continue reading
Delay Repay Claims; total 1 January to 31 July inclusive = £73.10
Keith is a SRTA member and a regular commuter from Bat & Ball to London via Sevenoaks. Each month he gives his personal experiences and views.
Delay Repay Claims: total 1 January 2017 to 30 June 17 inclusive = £62.30
Keith is a SRTA member and a regular commuter from Bat & Ball to London via Sevenoaks. Each month he gives his personal experiences and views. Continue reading
Since 2014 we have been supporting a group of local residents who have been lobbying Network Rail for the re-opening of the pedestrian route through “Morewood Arch” from Bosville Drive to Morewood Close. This gave a good walking route to the railway station – and now would also give a walking route to the new(-ish) Lidl store.
Without any local consultation Network Rail decided to fence off the Arch, and later leased the land to a scaffolding firm for storage. Continue reading