Govia Thameslink

Thursday, March 14, 2019

Thursday, March 14, 2019

Rail company Thameslink fined £5m for failures during new timetable launch

Rail company Thameslink fined £5m for failures during new timetable launch

Rail company Thameslink fined £5m for failures during new timetable launch

Govia Thameslink Railway (GTR) has been fined £5 million by the rail regulator over its poor communication with passengers during the introduction of a new timetable in May last year.

Tuesday, January 29, 2019

Tuesday, January 29, 2019

UK rail user satisfaction at 10-year-low

UK rail user satisfaction at 10-year-low

UK rail user satisfaction at 10-year-low

Passenger satisfaction with rail services has fallen to a 10-year low after the industry was plagued by a series of issues.

Friday, February 17, 2017

Friday, February 17, 2017

Southern Rail: 'Our members didn't think GTR deal was good enough', says ASLEF union chief Tosh McDonald

Southern Rail: 'Our members didn't think GTR deal was good enough', says ASLEF union chief Tosh McDonald

'Our members didn't think GTR deal was good enough', says ASLEF union chief

Tosh McDonald spoke to Julia Hartley-Brewer about the deal to end the driver-only train dispute which was rejected by union members on Thursday

Thursday, December 15, 2016

Thursday, December 15, 2016

'It was not wise for Southern Rail to exclude us from talks', says RMT Union

RMT boss Mick Cash: Southern Rail showed contempt to passengers by barring us from crisis talks

RMT boss says it was 'unwise for Southern Rail to exclude us' from talks

Talks between Southern Rail and Aslef took place yesterday at ACAS conciliation service, however the RMT Union was not allowed to attend the meeting

Monday, December 12, 2016

Monday, December 12, 2016

The Association of British Commuters plan a protest against Southern Rail on Thursday

Southern Rail commuters plan major protest on Thursday

Southern Rail commuters plan major protest on Thursday

Southern Rail and Govia passengers are planning a protest on Thursday against the disruption caused to transport services by the company and union strikes

Monday, November 21, 2016

Monday, November 21, 2016

Southern Rail: Advert campaign urging customers to contact RMT 'a mistake', says rail executive

Southern Rail: Advert campaign urging customers to contact RMT 'a mistake', says rail executive

Advert campaign urging customers to contact RMT 'a mistake', says rail executive

Last month, the company released an advert on Twitter urging customers to contact the RMT – to much controversy

Thursday, October 20, 2016

Thursday, October 20, 2016

Lawyers warn the government about health and safety risks on Southern Rail

Southern Rail crisis: Lawyers ask when government will terminate troubled franchise

Southern Rail crisis: Lawyers ask when troubled franchise will be terminated

The Association of British Commuters has raised serious concerns as the dispute drags on

Friday, October 7, 2016

Friday, October 7, 2016

Southern Rail strikes to go ahead after crisis talks collapse

Southern Rail strikers have been 'demonised, bullied and harassed' says Mick Cash

Southern Rail strikers have been 'demonised and bullied' says Mick Cash

Cash claims Southern's stubbornness has caused present impasse - but rail network claims union is to blame

Monday, October 3, 2016

Monday, October 3, 2016

Southern Rail sets RMT deadline to avert strikes

Southern Rail sets RMT deadline to avert strikes

Southern Rail sets RMT deadline to avert strikes

New strikes over the role of conductors are set to start on October 11th

Friday, September 23, 2016

Friday, September 23, 2016

Southern Rail Strikes: 'Issue of pushing a button a red herring', says Railfuture

Southern Rail strikes: 'Why is this the only railway that can't solve conductor problem?'

'Why is Southern the only railway that can't solve conductor issue?'

Industrial action is due to take place over the role of conductors on Southern Rail trains - but leading campaign group has questioned the group's stance

Thursday, September 8, 2016

Thursday, September 8, 2016

Strikes continue on Southern Rail causing travel chaos

Southern Rail strikes continue, causing travel chaos

Southern Rail strikes continue, causing travel chaos

The RMT union is continuing strike action today, over a dispute about the role of conductors working for Southern Rail

Thursday, September 1, 2016

Thursday, September 1, 2016

ASLEF union suspends strike action after being issued with legal challenge

Southern Railway and Gatwick Express strike suspended over legal challenge

Southern Railway and Gatwick Express strike suspended over legal challenge

Lawyers for Govia Thameslink Railway raised the issue of drivers' legal place of work based around a depot in Brighton

Monday, August 8, 2016

Monday, August 8, 2016

Julia Hartley-Brewer clashes with Mick Cash of the National Union of Rail, Maritime and Transport Workers over Southern Rail strikes

RMT union defends five-day Southern Rail strike action, the longest in nearly 50 years

RMT union defends five-day Southern Rail strike action

Under pressure from talkRADIO presenter Julia Hartley-Brewer, the general secretary of the National Union of Rail, Maritime and Transport Workers is forced to defend the industrial action that begins today…