The excellent London Reconnections website has a feature today on the conditions TfL are setting for the new contractor to operate the London Overground service. It brings out again how TfL’s “concession” model can allow service improvement and stronger incentives on rail … Continue reading
The Sevenoaks Rail Travellers Association strongly welcomes the broad proposals in the Rail Prospectus (PDF), the devolution of Metro services to TfL (including, in due course, Thameslink services as well as Southeastern ones), the prospect of similar improvements in customer service … Continue reading
The Sevenoaks Rail Travellers Association has long been campaigning to bring TfL’s standards of service and integrated ticketing to the Sevenoaks area.
So we are pleased that the first steps have been taken with this morning’s announcement from the Secretary of State for Transport and the Mayor of London about proposals to create a better integrated rail network in London and the South East.Continue reading
The Guardian has a feature today on TFL’s recent experiment of encouraging standing both sides on an up escalator at Holborn. Apparently this practice, common on Hong Kong’s MTR, can increase the effective capacity of ‘up’ escalators. … Continue reading
The Transport Committee of the Greater London Assembly have backed the proposals to devolve Southeastern Metro services to Transport for London, in a report published today. This would including taking control of the Dunton Green services and bringing Oyster to … Continue reading
In the Annual Report 2014-15 for the Association Annual General Meeting on Wednesday 14 October at 8pm, Chairman Tony Clayton reports on Trains, Stations, Information and other issues for Sevenoaks area rail passengers in the last year.Continue reading