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SNODLAND STATION TICKET OFFICE RE-OPENS AFTER 30 YEARS, THANKS TO £1.1M REDEVELOPMENT

SNODLAND STATION TICKET OFFICE RE-OPENS AFTER 30 YEARS, THANKS TO £1.1M REDEVELOPMENT

Press Releases   •   Oct 26, 2016 14:51 BST

The newly redeveloped station building at Snodland was officially re-opened by Tracey Crouch MP today after a £1.1Million investment.

Mike Fitzgerald wins prestigious lifetime achievement award

Mike Fitzgerald wins prestigious lifetime achievement award

Press Releases   •   Oct 06, 2016 16:37 BST

The voluntary chairman of the Kent Community Rail Partnership has scooped a national lifetime achievement award.

Commemorative Battle of the Somme Poppy train to raise money for Royal British Legion

Commemorative Battle of the Somme Poppy train to raise money for Royal British Legion

Press Releases   •   Sep 30, 2016 11:40 BST

Southeastern launches special service ahead of Remembrance Sunday

 72% more journeys made since Oyster and contactless launch

72% more journeys made since Oyster and contactless launch

Press Releases   •   Aug 01, 2016 06:25 BST

In the last 12 months, passenger journeys on high speed services between St Pancras International and Stratford International have increased by 72 percent. Train operating company Southeastern and Transport for London (TfL) put the phenomenal rise down to the July 2015 introduction of Pay As You Go with Oyster and contactless payment systems at the Southeastern managed platforms.

 Station employees praised after rescuing guide dog

Station employees praised after rescuing guide dog

News   •   Jul 29, 2016 04:49 BST

Southeastern employees have been praised after rescuing a visually impaired passenger’s guide dog at Greenwich station.

Dover to Folkestone railway repairs ahead of schedule

Dover to Folkestone railway repairs ahead of schedule

Press Releases   •   Jul 21, 2016 06:28 BST

A £39.8m project to rebuild the line between Folkestone and Dover will be completed this autumn, Network Rail has confirmed.

 Shortlands station annual fun day raises £2,500 for Alzheimer’s research

Shortlands station annual fun day raises £2,500 for Alzheimer’s research

News   •   Jul 21, 2016 04:51 BST

Southeastern’s Shortlands station team hosted their annual fun day last week on Saturday 16 July in aid of Alzheimer’s Society. The event, which raised £2,500 for the cause, is a real show of community spirit with many residents and local schools and clubs pitching in to man one of 14 stalls.

Southeastern treats pupils to a day out to remember

Southeastern treats pupils to a day out to remember

News   •   Jul 20, 2016 04:53 BST

Year One pupils from Sandwich Infant School were taken on an end of year treat on the railway by Southeastern.

Life's a beach

Life's a beach

News   •   Jul 19, 2016 04:55 BST

The great British seaside is the place to be when it’s hot and Margate has become the seaside town of first resort with new figures showing a huge 50 per cent leap in train passengers heading there.

NRPS results

NRPS results

Press Releases   •   Jun 30, 2016 06:34 BST

Rail companies looking after track and trains in south east London, Kent and East Sussex today (30 June 2016) spoke about the improvements they are making to enhance rail passengers’ journeys.

Memorial football match raises money for charity

Memorial football match raises money for charity

Press Releases   •   Jun 09, 2016 06:36 BST

Southeastern employees have gone head to head in a charity football match in memory of a much loved and missed colleague who passed away earlier this year.

20% off many standard Southeastern Off-Peak train tickets online

20% off many standard Southeastern Off-Peak train tickets online

Press Releases   •   Jun 01, 2016 06:39 BST

The offer, for tickets bought from the website southeasternrailway.co.uk/sale, starts today (Wednesday 1 June) and runs until Wednesday 24 August.

We’ve teamed up with B&Q and local children to plant a new garden at Sevenoaks

We’ve teamed up with B&Q and local children to plant a new garden at Sevenoaks

News   •   Jun 01, 2016 04:57 BST

Sevenoaks station has enjoyed a summer makeover as Southeastern, B&Q Larkfield and Sevenoaks Primary School transform its outside area to create a pleasant station experience for passengers.

Poppy train raises more than £45,000

Poppy train raises more than £45,000

Press Releases   •   May 25, 2016 06:52 BST

A Southeastern high speed poppy train that runs special services to raise money for The Royal British Legion has now raised a total of more than £45,000 for the charity.

Southeastern brings music to Rochester station with people's piano

Southeastern brings music to Rochester station with people's piano

News   •   May 17, 2016 05:01 BST

Rochester may have a bright, new railway station, but we have decided to jazz it up even more ...with a people’s piano.

New Gravesend station cycle hub will hire out electric bikes and Brompton cycles

New Gravesend station cycle hub will hire out electric bikes and Brompton cycles

Press Releases   •   May 16, 2016 07:01 BST

The Gravesend Cycle Hub, which will open this summer, will create 224 cycle parking spaces.

£1.1m redevelopment of Snodland station underway

£1.1m redevelopment of Snodland station underway

Press Releases   •   May 16, 2016 06:58 BST

A £1.1 million refurbishment of Snodland station will create a ‘transport interchange’ and an extended car park and see the ticket office reopen for the first time since 1986.

Happy couple take the train to wedding reception

Happy couple take the train to wedding reception

News   •   May 09, 2016 05:04 BST

Bride and groom Ben and Holly Mahoney-Gibbs surprised their wedding guests with the transport choice to their reception – Southeastern’s 2.34pm London Victoria service.

Timetable changes in May for Southeastern passengers

Timetable changes in May for Southeastern passengers

News   •   May 05, 2016 05:47 BST

We will be running a new timetable from Sunday 15 May until 27 August 2016, with changes being made to some services. We're asking passengers to check the new timetable before travelling.

Easter improvement works successfully completed

Easter improvement works successfully completed

News   •   Apr 14, 2016 05:49 BST

As part of its £40 billion Railway Upgrade Plan to provide a bigger, better and more reliable railway for passengers, engineers from Network Rail and its contractors were out at locations across the Southeastern network over all four days of the Easter Bank Holiday – most notably between Swanley and Faversham, around London Bridge and at Abbey Wood.