General Election and MarshLink Railway

In the next Parliament, Hastings & Rother Rail Users’ Alliance (“HRRUA”)* wants to see our two MPs working together to achieve improvements to the region’s three rail services:  East Coastway (for Brighton, Gatwick Airport, Victoria)  MarshLink (for Ashford International)  Hastings line (for Charing Cross/Cannon Street via Tunbridge Wells). to benefit passengers and therefore benefit the […]

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Report of 2019 AGM by Stuart Harland, Chairman MLAG

This year’s MLAG AGM took place at Rye Town Hall on Tuesday 18 June, following which there were presentations from Southern Railways and Network Rail. This first section reports Southern’s presentation to be followed by a separate report covering Network Rail’s presentation regarding progress with the objective to deliver the extension of the HS1 service […]

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Easter Holiday Train Disruption and Provisional Date for AGM

23 April 2019   Disruption on the MarshLink/ MLAG AGM   The MarshLink services saw extensive failures on Saturday, during the Bank Holiday weekend when many tourists rely on the train service, and Tuesday, the first day back to work for many commuters (though the early morning trains were running). Saturday saw four services and […]

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Temporary Extra Capacity on MarshLink

Landslip at Wadhurst provides 4-car unit service on MarshLink   There was a landslip  on the line at Wadhurst, 13 March which resulted in the line between Robertsbridge and Tunbridge Wells being closed until today, Monday 18 March. SouthEastern laid on replacement buses and, of relevance to Rye train users, permitted travel along the MarshLink […]

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