Travel news for Sussex, Saturday, March 18

Travel news for Sussex, Saturday, March 18 Investment in the UK rail network will mean 6,400 more train services will be running each week by 2021, according to industry figures. According to the research, a £50 billion investment in the rail network will result in an 11 per cent rise in the

Evening Standard

Rail passengers advised to plan ahead for Easter

A month before the four-day Easter weekend, passengers are reminded to plan ahead and check before they travel as Network Rail carries out essential railway upgrades across the South-East. Netword Rail says that across Sussex, south London, Kent and …

West Sussex County Times

Travel news for Sussex, Sunday, March 19

The main roads across the county are reporting no major incidents so far for motorists but there is disruption on some train services. Today (Sunday, March 19), there are no Southeastern trains to and from London Charing Cross, London Cannon Street or …

Hastings and St. Leonards Observer

Charing Cross Station could be extended across the Thames

A plan has emerged that could see Charing Cross station rebuilt in a style similar to Blackfriars, with platforms running across the Thames. A long term report into upgrades needed across the Kent routes for Network Rail looks at a number of options

IanVisits (blog)

Rail industry promises 6400 extra services

Investment in the UK rail network means that 6,400 more train services will be running each week by 2021, according to industry figures. The Rail Delivery Group (RDG) said about £50bn was being spent on the network, which would result in an 11% rise in …

BBC News

Could Charing Cross Station be rebuilt with South Bank entrance?

A radical scheme to rebuild Charing Cross Railway Station with an entrance on the South Bank is among the options considered by Network Rail as it seeks to accommodate expected growth in passenger numbers over the coming decades. Could Charing …

London SE1

The train standing at platform two is one of thousands more promised on our railways

THOUSANDS more train services will be running each week by 2021, according to a new analysis of the industry. The ongoing £50 billion investment in the British rail network will result in a rise of 11 per cent in the number of weekday services, according to …

The National

Extra 1300 trains a day by 2021 to ease commuter crush

The introduction of ScotRail’s new Class 385 fleet this autumn will lead to more services from 2018. Picture: Ross Parker/SNS. ALASTAIR DALTON. 00:00 Monday 20 March 2017. 0. Have your say. The scale of Britain’s ongoing rail boom was underlined …

The Scotsman

Travel news for Sussex, Saturday, March 18

The roads across Sussex appear to be free of congestion this morning, with no reported incidents so far for motorists but anyone planning to travel by train this weekend should be aware that engineering works may affect their journey. Today (Saturday

Hastings and St. Leonards Observer

Rail industry promises 6400 new passenger trains a week by 2021 to address the railway’s “capacity crunch”

Britain’s rail industry has announced plans to run 6,400 more passenger trains a week by 2021 as around £50bn gets plugged into the network to address a “capacity crunch”. Projected timetable improvements for the next four years show 1,283 more trains

City A.M.

Passengers warned Southeastern services will be disrupted over Easter Weekend

Passengers on Southeastern services are being reminded to check before they travel on the Easter weekend as Network Rail will be carrying out rail works. Between Good Friday on April 14 and Easter Monday on April 17 engineering works will be taking …

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