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March 14, 2018 9:11 AM ‘Yes, commuters still want to live in Southend’

SOUTHEND remains an “attractive location” for commuters to live despite failing to make the top 100 towns in a recent study, an estate agent has said. Southend failed to make the top 116 of London’s most popular commuter towns in a recent study undertaken by TotallyMoney. The credit company ranked locations by combining journey time, average house price 1

March 13, 2018 12:31 PM GWR: Engineering work in both directions on the Great Western Main Line this weekend

PASSENGERS travelling by train this weekend are being warned to expect disruption - in both directions on the Great Western Main Line. Train operator Great Western Railway (GWR) is advising all passengers to double check timings before leaving for the station. On both Saturday and Sunday trains between London Paddington and Bristol Temple Meads/South 4

March 12, 2018 2:26 AM Sydney commuters 'tap' with credit cards

Sydney commuters can now 'tap on' for single trips using their phones, tablets and smartwatches instead of Opal cards when travelling on the city's ferries and Light Rail. The "contactless payment scheme" came into play on Monday and is expected to be rolled out to trains before the end of the year, said NSW Transport Minister Andrew Constance 4

March 3, 2018 3:46 PM Travellers On Stranded Trains Warned Against Trespassing On The Tracks

Passengers jumped onto the tracks near Lewisham station. Frustrated travellers tempted to self-evacuate from trains stranded by the severe weather conditions have been warned to stay put by the British Transport Police (BTP). Officers posted a warning on Twitter on Saturday urging passengers to stay on board where they were “far safer” after a number 16

March 1, 2018 9:01 AM Problems on c2c line between Southend and London set to last all day

Due to severe weather between Shoeburyness and London Fenchurch Street trains will be cancelled, delayed and revised. Greater Anglia and London Underground are conveying passengers via any reasonable route until further notice. London Buses are conveying passengers via any reasonable route until further notice. If your journey has been disrupted by more than 15 minutes 3

February 27, 2018 1:45 PM Snow shuts Sandwich Technology and Sir Roger Manwoods Schools

Secondary schools in Sandwich will close early today to ensure students can get home safely. Sandwich Technology School and Sir Roger Manwood's Grammar School have taken the joint decision to end lessons by 2pm. It comes after heavy snowfall is expected to fall in both the Dover and Thanet areas after 3pm which could hinder people's chances of getting 17

February 23, 2018 2:51 PM Plea over East Coast rail deal

POLITICAL leaders in Yorkshire are asking for guarantees that promised rail improvements won’t disappear with the end of the East Coast franchise. Transport Secretary Chris Grayling confirmed earlier this month that the current franchise would end early, but now leaders for Yorkshire councils are asking him to make sure the better services still come to the region 3

February 23, 2018 1:38 PM Modellers putting finishing touches to layouts ahead of this year's Modrail

THE Great Western giants at Swindon's Steam Museum will be given a run for their money in the star attraction stakes next month by some trains on a far smaller scale. The Swindon Model Railway Club will host its 58th annual show on Saturday, March 10 at the museum of the Great Western Railway on Fire Fly Avenue. Modrail - the club's popular annual exhibition 3

February 10, 2018 8:20 PM Network Rail and police called after 'van' strikes Corporation Street railway bridge

POLICE officers were left with a clear-up job after a van struck a town centre bridge earlier this evening. But the van – described as a “Transit or Luton-type van” – failed to dent train timetables, with Network Rail saying that services to and from Swindon railway station were unaffected. Network Rail were called to the Whitehouse Road Bridge on Corporation 3

February 10, 2018 1:39 AM Eurostar announces new London to Amsterdam service

The new Eurostar route linking London with Amsterdam is set to launch on April 4, the cross channel high speed rail firm has announced. The service will start with two trains a day from St Pancras, with the journey taking three hours, and one-way fares from £35. Trains will reach speeds of up to 186 miles per hour and tickets will go on sale from February 2