Senior Railcard Moments – April 2020

Delay Repay Claims: total 1 January 2020 to 30 April 2020 inclusive = £10.70
(Southeastern £10.70, Thameslink £0)

My Senior Railcard is gathering dust: April 2020 is the first month in which I have not travelled on a train for over forty-five years.

My Advance Ticket refunds are progressing well, and have been received for the following return journeys that I had booked: –

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Senior Railcard Moments – March 2020

Our Bat & Ball correspondent, Keith Alderman, has now retired. However, when Thameslink allow him, he’s making good use of his Senior Railcard!

Delay Repay Claims: total 1 January 2020 to 31 March 2020 inclusive = £10.70 (Southeastern £10.70, Thameslink £0)

This month’s delays: total 11 minutes, Southeastern 11, Thameslink 0

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Southwark & Charing Cross Bakerloo Underground Stations to close

From tomorrow, up to 40 London Underground stations that do not interchange with other lines will be closed until further notice. These stations include two stations likely to be used by some Sevenoaks area commuters who still need to travel to London:

  • Southwark underground station on the Jubilee line, accessible from Waterloo East railway station
  • The Bakerloo part of Charing Cross underground station

Some stations on the District line used by commuters arriving at Charing Cross, Blackfriars or Cannon Street are also to be closed:

  • Mansion House
  • Temple
  • St James’s Park
  • Gloucester Road

Full details are at