Our Bat & Ball correspondent, Keith Alderman, has now retired. However he’s now making good use of his Senior Railcard! This month’s railway experiences: Monday 6 November – Chris Tarrant’s Extreme Railway Journeys programme on Channel 5 was in Morocco … Continue reading
A total of 175 minutes delay: Southeastern 76, Thameslink 99 Delay Repay Claims; total 1 January 2017 to 31 October 2017 inclusive = £116.65 (Greater Anglia £10.80, Southeastern £28.80, Thameslink £71.30, Virgin £5.75) One claim currently outstanding. Keith is a … Continue reading
This week the Sevenoaks Society talk will be on “The impact of driverless cars on Sevenoaks”.
For rail travellers there could be a number of impacts including:
- how much car parking would be required at the station if cars could drive themselves home after dropping off commuters?
- would Southeastern try to recover lost income from car parking by raising fares?
- whould Network Rail be allowed to keep the “development gain” through being able to use Car Park 4 for housing – or another supermarket?
- could “shared mobility” reduce the amount of traffic around the railway station?
A total of 144 minutes delay: Southeastern 115, Thameslink 29. Delay Repay Claims; total 1 January to 30 September 2017 inclusive = £116.65 (Greater Anglia £10.80, Southeastern £28.80, Thameslink £71.30, Virgin £5.75) Keith is a SRTA member and a regular … Continue reading
A total of 159 minutes delay: Southeastern 26, Thameslink 133. Delay Repay Claims: total 1 January 2017 to 31 August 2017 inclusive = £102.25 Southeastern £23.20, Thameslink £73.30, Virgin £5.75. One claim against Anglia outstanding. Keith is a SRTA member and … Continue reading
A total of 200 minutes delay – Southeastern 78, Thameslink 122. The last few months’ improvements seem to reversed. Delay Repay Claims; total 1 January to 31 July inclusive = £73.10 Keith is a SRTA member and a regular commuter … Continue reading