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 […]

Continue reading


New Timetable From 20 May – All Change! Don’t miss the train

The new timetable On Sunday 20th May Southern Railways and Southeastern Railways will bring into effect the most comprehensive changes to rail timetables in decades. These changes follow Southern’s series of public consultations started in 2016 and meetings they have held over the intervening period with rail user groups from across the MarshLink: their objective […]

Continue reading


AGM Presentation from Southern

Presentation of Southern Railway’s May 2018 timetable To the 2018 MLAG AGM Phil Hutchinson of GTR/ Southern was invited to speak to members at a meeting following MLAG’s Annual General Meeting. The main topic was Southern Railway’s May 2018 Timetable across the East Coastway – the services from Ashford to Eastbourne; Hastings/ Ore to Brighton; […]

Continue reading


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 […]

Continue reading