Why are there announcements made on Thameslink class 700 trains as they approach Shoreham, when heading towards London, advising passengers to move forward from the last coach if they wish to detrain at Shoreham because there is a short platform? … Continue reading
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 2018 to 30 June 2018 inclusive = £56.90 (Southeastern £29.20, Southwestern … Continue reading
Here’s this week’s new game from Thameslink. It’s their virtual version of the Three Card Trick (aka Find The Truth). Study the attached photo (click on it to expand), and imagine you were at Sevenoaks station on Tuesday night, heading … Continue reading
Thameslink can’t even organise any Plan B properly.
Currently the Live Departure Boards website just gives this blunt, unhelpful and unapologetic message from ThameslinkContinue reading
Last week Thameslink gave us Mirage Trains. Each Mirage Train was shown as ‘On Time’ right up until the moment it was supposed to leave, but then the departure time was put back minute by minute until – Pffttt !!! – it vanished from … Continue reading
The Fat Controller in my son’s Thomas Tank Engine books complains about “confusion and delays” and that’s explains the situation on our Thameslink train services from Eynsford. Many of us were dreading the new timetable because of its promise of … Continue reading