Archive for the ‘Southern’ Category

Severe problems at Cannon Street Tuesday 31st July 2012

TweetCommuters looking to avoid travel via London Bridge this evening due to the number of spectators returning from the Olympic Equestrian events at Greenwich should also avoid Cannon Street this evening as a signalling problem is causing severe disruption. As a result of the signalling problem, South Eastern journeys are being delayed by up to [...]

Broken down train causing 90 minute delays between Havant and Portsmouth Harbour

TweetA broken down train is causing disruption to South West Trains and Southern services near Havant. As a result of this train breakdown, the following changes will apply until further notice: There are delays of up to 90 minutes to services between Havant and Portsmouth Harbour / Fareham. South West Trains services from Portsmouth Harbour [...]

London Bridge platforms 1-6 closed from 6-10pm Monday 30th July 2012

TweetDue to the large number of passengers expected to be returning from Olympic events in Greenwich today, London Bridge platforms 1-6 will be open for set-down only between 6 and 10pm today, Monday 30th July 2012. Passengers will be unable to join trains at London Bridge during this time, so if you normally travel via [...]

Delays to Southern services due to snow and ice

TweetDue to snowfall overnight, services are currently disrupted across the Southern network on Sunday 5th February. All Southern trains may be delayed across all routes by up to 30 minutes. Southern are planning to run the full advertised timetable today, Sunday 5th February, but with the following alterations: Services between London Victoria and Littlehampton / [...]

No trains between Portsmouth and Havant or Fareham until further notice

TweetThere is a gas leak in Tangier Road, Portsmouth which has closed Fratton station and is preventing any movement of trains in the Fratton area this evening, Friday 3rd February 2012. Because of this, trains are currently unable to run between Fareham / Havant and Portsmouth Harbour. There is no current estimate for when a [...]

No services from/to London Euston after freight train derailment at Bletchley on WCML

TweetA freight train has derailed on the West Coast Main Line near Bletchley this morning – Friday 3rd February. Major disruption to Virgin Trains and London Midland services in particular, will continue until further notice. There are NO London Midland and Virgin trains services between Milton Keynes Central and London Euston this morning. All passengers [...]

Weather causing disruption to services throughout Southern England

TweetPoor weather conditions and high winds are causing disruption in Southern and Western parts of England today, Thursday 5th January 2012. Due to the wind, a number of trees and other objects are obstructing rail lines at various locations in the South and West of England. In addition, a broken down train is causing disruption [...]

Bombardier win £188m contract for new Southern trains

TweetDerby trainmaker Bombardier has been awarded a £188m contract from Southern for the construction of 130 new carriages. The deal was part-funded with an £80m government subsidy. The Department for Transport was criticised when it previously chose German rival Siemens instead of Bombardier as preferred bidder for the £1.4bn Thameslink rail contract. It is hoped [...]

Boxing Day Train Services – Monday 26th December 2011

TweetThere are only a limited number of train services operating on Boxing Day – we have provided details below: LONDON UNDERGROUND – Aslef have announced their intention to strike on Boxing Day, so it is not currently known what level of service (if any) will be operating on London Underground on Boxing Day 2011 Arriva [...]

Signal failure at Hendon causing delays to First Capital Connect and East Midlands Trains services

TweetA signalling problem is causing significant disruption at Hendon this evening, Friday 11th November. Due to this signal failur, the following alterations will apply until the end of service tonight: East Midlands Trains and First Capital Connect services are running between London St Pancras International and Luton / Bedford but with significant delays of up [...]

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