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.
A fleet of trains ordered for South West Trains are to be transferred to Southeastern to increase capacity on the network.
Two train companies, GWR and Southeastern have had their franchises extended after the government made a direct award contract to the two operators.
If you use Southeastern railway through Bexleyheath in South London, consider this a tip to book a week off work next February.
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.
The current franchise operator for Southeastern trains, Govia has had its agreement extended, on a temporary basis.
This weekend is SuperSaturday on Southeastern railway and they’re offering unlimited travel across their entire network for just £20.
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