Rail fares: unions and Labour condemn ‘staggering’ increase

A piece From the Guardian Newspaper Rail Fares will rise by 3.4% on average, sparking protests at dozens of train stations as ‘passengers pay more for less’ Peter WalkerPolitical correspondent     Labour and trade unions have condemned “staggering” annual increases to rail fares, which come into force on Tuesday, triggering protests at dozens of stations […]

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ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING – 27 February 2018 & Chairman’s Report

The Committee gives Notice that the fifteenth Annual General Meeting of the MarshLink Action Group is called for: Tuesday 27th February 2018 at 7.00pm in Rye Town Hall, Market Street, Rye, East Sussex   The Agenda of the formal Annual General Meeting will be as follows:   Welcome and introductions Apologies for absence Approval of […]

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Train fares: UK rail passengers face biggest rise for five years

Union says announcement that average ticket prices will increase by 3.4% in January is ‘another kick in the teeth’  From “The Guardian” @GwynTopham  UK rail fares will rise by 3.4% on January 2 – the largest increase for five years, train companies have announced. Fares for all journeys in 2018 have been published, showing an […]

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Ashford International Upgrade

Monday 15 Jan 2018 Work begins to prepare Ashford International platforms for new international trains Route: South East Work has begun to prepare Ashford International’s high-speed platforms for new international trains, including e320 Eurostar trains, which will safeguard direct high-speed international services from Ashford. Network Rail is already installing new signalling equipment to allow Eurostar’s […]

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