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Kemptown MP Reportedly Ousted From Brighton Station

6th June 2017 |

Kemptown Labour MP, Lloyd Russell-Moyle was reportedly told to leave Brighton station earlier today for campaigning in the area.

Russell-Moyle posted this on his official Facebook page earlier today:

The Labour hopeful running in Kemptown, claims that Southern Rail called the police to … Read More

A Musical About Southern Rail Strikes Is Coming to Brighton

5th April 2017 |

Months of strike action on Southern Rail services last year left hundreds of thousands of passengers in low spirits. Such low spirits, in fact, that one local theatre company is putting on an all-singing, all-dancing show about the transport company.

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Time is Running Out to Claim Your Refund from Southern Rail

28th February 2017 |

Southern Rail passengers have a month left to claim refunds on their tickets after severe disruption to the network in 2016.

Compensation is available as part of a scheme launched by the Department of Transport.

Travellers who held at least 12 weeks’ worth of … Read More

Rogue Microwave Causes Rail Chaos

17th February 2017 |

After nine months of rail misery, passengers on Southern Railway last night (Thursday 16 February) faced a fresh obstacle.

At a time when new figures reveal more than a quarter of Southern services were delayed last year, yet more bad … Read More

Good News! No More Aslef Strikes on Southern (Hopefully)

2nd February 2017 |

The train drivers Union Aslef has reached a deal with Southern Rail potentially putting and end to some of the strikes that have plagued the rail operator.

Aslef and the RMT unions have been striking over changes to the roles … Read More

Good News! Next Week’s Southern Strikes are Suspended

18th January 2017 |

After nine months of strikes, industrial action due to take place on Southern Rail services on the 24, 25 and 26 of January has been suspended.

Members of Aslef were due to walk out for three days next week over … Read More

‘9 Year Old’s’ Letter to Southern Rail Goes Viral

10th January 2017 |

A letter to Southern Rail, apparently written by a Hove schoolboy, has gone viral, after being shared by his father on Twitter. In the email, Frankie Cottrell appears to complain that his parents are often late back from work, … Read More

“Why We’re Giving Half Price Coffee to Southern Rail Passengers”

16th December 2016 |

As rail strikes continue to disrupt the lives of Brighton’s commuters, one coffee shop has found a way to sweeten would-be passengers’ journeys.

On Strike days, The Marwood Coffee Shop is giving free cake to Southern Rail passengers … Read More