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Southeastern - Articles and news items

Southeastern launch The Key smart ticketing initiative

Rail industry news / 7 December 2016 /

Operator Southeastern has launched its smart ticketing initiative. The Key has been rolled-out as part of the government’s plans for smart card ticketing.

Video: New railway junction to solve London Bridge bottleneck moves closer to completion

Rail industry news / 3 November 2016 /

Work to resolve a major bottleneck on the approach to London Bridge station moved a step closer with the first tracks of a new junction laid.

Smart ticketing introduced on Southeastern network

Rail industry news / 28 July 2015 /

The Department for Transport has announced a £5.5 million plan to introduce smart ticketing across the Southeastern rail network.

New deal to boost rail services in London and the South East

Rail industry news / 11 September 2014 /

Tough performance targets to ensure rail passengers see real improvements to their journeys have been agreed as part of a new franchise deal between the government and Southeastern…

Southeastern awarded new contract to continue operation of train services

Rail industry news / 11 September 2014 /

The Go-Ahead Group welcomes the announcement by the Department for Transport that its 65% owned train operating company, Southeastern, will continue to run the South Eastern franchise until June 2018…

Boost for high speed rail services to Sandwich and Deal

Rail industry news / 13 November 2013 /

Six month extension for Southeastern to continue providing key high speed route between Sandwich and Deal…

Southeastern to add an extra 3,500 seats from January 2014

Rail industry news / 26 July 2013 /

Southeastern announced from January 2014 an extra 3,500 seats will be added to its most popular morning peak services…

Southeastern wins award for improving safety and security

Rail industry news / 28 February 2013 /

Southeastern has won a Rail Business Award for its efforts in making the railway safer for staff and passengers.

4.9 million journeys in two weeks on Southeastern for Paralympics

Rail industry news / 12 September 2012 /

More than 4.9 million passenger journeys were made on Southeastern services during the London 2012 Paralympic Games…

Southeastern announces 7.7 million passenger journeys made during London 2012 Olympic Games

Rail industry news / 16 August 2012 /

Approximately 1.4 million of those passenger journeys were made on the Javelin® service…

£2.4m station improvements unveiled at Ashford International

Rail industry news / 15 March 2010 /

Ashford International has been unveiled by Damian Green MP following a six month refurbishment project to create a better station environment for passengers.