Southern Publish their new Timetable

3 April  2018                                                                                          Major changes from 20th May From 20 May, entirely new timetables will be applied across the whole of the Govia Thameslink network – so Great Northern, Thameslink, Gatwick Express and, in particular for us, Southern Railways. This means that all passengers who use these services will be affected as their usual […]

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Press Release on MLAG AGM

PRESS RELEASE – 1 March 2018                                                                                         Southern Railway made a presentation to members and the public following the MarshLink Action Group Annual General Meeting on 27 February. The presentation was about changes in Southern’s services across the Eastern Coastway but, for our purposes, mostly about the MarshLink services to Brighton. Details of the service changes […]

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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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Hastings Rail Summit hosted by Amber Rudd MP 6 October

There was a large gathering of speakers at Amber Rudd’s fourth Rail Summit last week. The annual Summits were originally set up, primarily, to promote extending the Javelin service to Rye, Hastings and Bexhill (now including Eastbourne) but the speaker-list broadened the range of discussions. Huw Merriman (MP for Bexhill) started proceedings to emphasise Bexhill’s […]

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Industrial Action: New MLAG Press Release

Another two days of “industrial action” has been announced by the RMT union affecting Southern Railways services on Friday 1st and Monday 4th September. Southern say they plan to run normal services on most of their routes (now, that would be unusual all by itself). But one of the routes expected to be affected is […]

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