Southern Still Failing

28 June 2018                                                                                          Southern’s services continue to fail Further to MLAG’s Press Release of 31 May, published in RyeNews on 1 June, we continue to have issues with the reliability of SouthernRailways service following the introduction of the new timetable on 20 May. The first service failure was on 31 May but it was […]

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Kent Route Study Published

The Kent Route Study has been published The full study can be read by following this link. https://cdn.networkrail.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2018/06/South-East-Kent-route-study-interactive-version.pdf . Towards the end of the study is some very interesting information about possible changes to the MarshLink to enable through running of High Speed services to St Pancras. It seems that a target date of 2024 is feasible […]

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The new timetable – the journey to Eastbourne and beyond

Press Statement by Stuart Harland, MLAG Chairman An Opinion piece in last week’s Rye News (see http://www.ryenews.org.uk/opinions/what-do-we-do-about-southern ) raised a question about travel to the west of Rye – this makes a bit of a change from questions about the service to St.Pancras. In response, I said MLAG would endeavour to release articles on specific […]

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Rye Neighbourhood Plan and Marsh Link

The Rye Neighbourhood Plan is at the Consultation stage and members of the public or local organisations have until Friday to make comments. Please see below the link to the RNP http://www.ryeneighbourhoodplan.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/2018/04/RNP-Draft-Plan-V10-21-Feb-2018.pdf Para 5.26 refers to the potential Javelin connection (so good to see some reference) and a couple of words about the need for more […]

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