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 Bigjigs launches wooden toy replica of Southeastern's high speed train

Bigjigs launches wooden toy replica of Southeastern's high speed train

Press Releases   •   Mar 16, 2017 14:11 GMT

This must surely be the toy of choice for any train loving tot – a Bigjigs wooden replica of a Southeastern high speed train. The much-loved family run firm has linked up with one of the country’s biggest rail operators to make a fun sized version of Britain’s fastest domestic train service.

Southeastern comments on open consultation of South Eastern rail services

Southeastern comments on open consultation of South Eastern rail services

Press Releases   •   Mar 14, 2017 15:08 GMT

Today (Tuesday 14 March 2017), the Department for Transport launched its open consultation on South Eastern rail services.

Southeastern’s train refresh reaches the half way point

Southeastern’s train refresh reaches the half way point

Press Releases   •   Jan 10, 2017 13:56 GMT

Southeastern's Class 375 fleet are undergoing a mid life refresh and this project has recently reached the half way point. 65 train units out of 112 have been completed. The trains run on routes between coastal Kent and central London, have been returned to action, with new carpets and lino, replacement windows and new seat bases. Each train takes around three weeks to refit.

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A statement from us on 2017 fares

Press Releases   •   Dec 02, 2016 09:30 GMT

We are introducing smart cards from December

We are introducing smart cards from December

Press Releases   •   Nov 18, 2016 15:17 GMT

Passengers will soon be able to swap their paper season ticket for a new smart card called ‘The Key’, promising more convenient, paperless commuting.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Dover-Folkestone railway expected to reopen in December

Dover-Folkestone railway expected to reopen in December

Press Releases   •   Apr 04, 2016 07:44 BST

A severely damaged stretch of railway near Dover will need to be completely replaced with a new viaduct before trains can run again.

Southeastern and Thameslink extend pay as you go to Swanley

Southeastern and Thameslink extend pay as you go to Swanley

Press Releases   •   Mar 09, 2016 07:09 GMT

Commuters can now use Oyster and Contactless Payment Cards to pay for travel between Swanley and London on Southeastern and Thameslink services.