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Kidbrooke station’s new ticket office opens
Kidbrooke station’s new ticket office opens

A new ticket office building has opened at Kidbrooke station in southeast London, replacing a small brick building that used to be on the site.

Southeastern’s Javelin HS1 train simulator launched
Southeastern’s Javelin HS1 train simulator launched

If you’ve ever wanted to drive a train along the UK’s first high-speed rail line, then a new route release for Train SIM World 2 will excite you.

Southeastern service predicts if trains are quiet or busy
Southeastern service predicts if trains are quiet or busy

Southeastern trains are launching a facility to know when trains are likely to be busy, or quieter, to help people plan for their socially distanced journeys.

Nine day railway closure in south-east London announced
Nine day railway closure in south-east London announced

Network Rail is warning that it will be closing a section of railway in south-east London for 9 days in late July for upgrade works.

Additional trains for Southeastern
Additional trains for Southeastern

A fleet of trains ordered for South West Trains are to be transferred to Southeastern to increase capacity on the network.

Southeastern and GWR get franchise extensions
Southeastern and GWR get franchise extensions

Two train companies, GWR and Southeastern have had their franchises extended after the government made a direct award contract to the two operators.

Bexleyheath railway line to close for 9-days in February 2020
Bexleyheath railway line to close for 9-days in February 2020

If you use Southeastern railway through Bexleyheath in South London, consider this a tip to book a week off work next February.

Southeastern rail franchise extended – and cancelled
Southeastern rail franchise extended – and cancelled

The Southeastern rail franchise, operated by Govia has been extended again, to April 2020 – but wont now be put up for formal tender to be renewed after that.

Southeastern railway gets temporary franchise extension
Southeastern railway gets temporary franchise extension

The current franchise operator for Southeastern trains, Govia has had its agreement extended, on a temporary basis.

Cheap train tickets on Southeastern railway this weekend
Cheap train tickets on Southeastern railway this weekend

This weekend is SuperSaturday on Southeastern railway and they’re offering unlimited travel across their entire network for just £20.