So, a month into the new timetable and how are we faring on the Maidstone East Line? Despite Southeastern’s assurances that they were ready for the London Bridge work and that all the discomfort will be worth it in the … Continue reading
Success! Following her earlier report our Borough Green correspondent Karen Harding has relentlessly pursued Southeastern about the removal of the fast direct peak-hour services from Ashford via Maidstone East, Borough Green and Otford to the City for week commencing 5 January. She finally took the campaign to the Evening Standard and got some action just in time for Christmas!Continue reading
Regular commuters from Borough Green & Wrotham will know that there are only a few direct services from Ashford via Maidstone East, Borough Green and Otford to the City. For the week commencing 5 January until the new timetable change on 11 January, Southeastern have removed all the Ashford-Bedford services from the timetable – and have not told passengers they have done so.Continue reading
It’s been another bad month on Southeastern – 206 minutes of delay (ignoring lightning strikes!). My Delay-Repay Claims now stand at a total of £59.95 for 1 January 2014 to 30 September 2014 inclusive, with one claim still outstanding.
Keith is one of our members and a regular commuter from Bat & Ball to London via Sevenoaks. He keeps a detailed travel diary, and he is also our Bat & Ball correspondent reporting issues at that important but unmanned station.Continue reading
We have already set out the details of changes to services from Sevenoaks to London Bridge from January 2015 because of the London Bridge rebuilding project. Less attention has been given so far to seemingly unrelated changes to the Maidstone … Continue reading