Route Utilisation Strategies

SRTA has long been active in making recommendations to improve commuter and other train services from Sevenoaks. For example, we submitted a paper to the successor to South East Trains, GoVia putting forward detailed proposals for tackling overcrowding. That paper … Continue reading

New Timetable

The latest timetable took effect from 10 December. It is good news in that the number of trains to and from London overall has increased. However, the morning peak has lost one early service (the 06:31). More trains are now … Continue reading

Train Performance

The reliability and timekeeping of trains are jointly assessed by the ‘Public Performance Measure (‘PPM’). This is measured by the percentage of planned trains that are neither cancelled nor late. A train is ‘cancelled’ if it does not run or … Continue reading

Thameslink Development Plans

The Thameslink project will involve major re-developments at London Bridge and Blackfriars. SRTA will be monitoring developments closely. In the long run the improvements described below will help to alleviate congestion and improve our services. There will, however, inevitably be … Continue reading