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; […]

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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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RailFuture Group campaign for Electrification

Railfuture campaigns for electrification of the Uckfield line   You may already be familiar with the report by former Virgin boss Chris Gibb to the DfT, published on 23 June, on “Changes to improve the performance of the Southern network and train services, and restore passenger confidence” and our website article http://www.railfuture.org.uk/article1744-Southern-could-be-buzzin two days later (which includes […]

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ASLEF Call off Strike – Will Ballot Members

ASLEF have called off their strike and overtime while they ballot the membership. Unfortunately Southern and RMT are still in dispute although we gather talks continue. Unfortunately our service is still not back to normal as the Shuttle service has been hit by mechanical problems causing delays and cancellations. Still maybe at long last there […]

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