Govia Thameslink Railway

Wednesday, July 17, 2019

Wednesday, July 17, 2019

Rail firm fined £1m after Gatwick Express window death

Rail firm fined £1m after Gatwick Express window death

A Gatwick train operator has been fined £1 million after a passenger was killed when he put his head out of an unlocked carriage window.

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.

Monday, May 21, 2018

Monday, May 21, 2018

Rail commuters faced with disruption after timetable changes

Rail commuters faced with disruption after timetable changes

Every train run by the UK's busiest franchise, Govia Thameslink Railway (GTR) was rescheduled from Sunday.

Monday, March 26, 2018

Monday, March 26, 2018

Passengers travel on first self-driving mainline train in the UK

Passengers travel on first self-driving mainline train in the UK

Passengers travel on first self-driving mainline train in the UK

The Thameslink train has an automated system which accelerates and brakes

Thursday, July 13, 2017

Thursday, July 13, 2017

Southern Rail owner handed £13.4 million fine by the Department for Transport

Southern Rail owner handed £13.4 million fine by the Department for Transport

Southern Rail owner handed £13.4 million fine by the Department for Transport

The fine to be paid by Govia Thameslink Railway will be put towards funding improvements for passengers and performance

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

Friday, February 3, 2017

Friday, February 3, 2017

Govia Thameslink Railway invites RMT Union for talks next week

Southern Rail owner invites RMT Union for talks next week

Southern Rail owner invites RMT Union for talks next week

The parent company of Southern Rail, Govia Thameslink Railway, has invited the RMT Union for face to face talks next week in an attempt to settle their dispute

Wednesday, February 1, 2017

Wednesday, February 1, 2017

Southern Rail commuters launch court case against Government over crisis-hit network

Southern Rail commuters launch court bid against Government over crisis-hit network

Southern Rail commuters launch court bid against Government over network

Southern Rail and its operator Govia Thameslink Railway have been hit by heavy strike action over plans to bring in trains without conductors

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

Tuesday, October 11, 2016

Tuesday, October 11, 2016

'If Charles Horton made a deal across the table, there would be no Southern Rail dispute', says RMT Union

Southern Rail strikes: RMT boss Mick Cash disputes 'conductor guarantee' claim

Southern Rail strikes: RMT boss Mick Cash disputes 'conductor guarantee' claim

The RMT union are beginning industrial action today, in a continuing dispute over the role of conductors on the rail service

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

Southern Rail: call for support on Twitter backfires as users blast the operator

Southern Rail 'Let's strike back' tweet backfires as users blast the operator

Southern Rail 'Let's strike back' tweet backfires as users blast the operator

Southern Rail have been in a long dispute with the Rail, Maritime and Transport union over the role of conductors on trains

Friday, September 16, 2016

Friday, September 16, 2016

Unions in shock as Southern Rail are shortlisted for Community Award

Southern Rail shortlisted for award. No, really

Southern Rail shortlisted for award. No, really

Govia Thameslink Railway is in the running for a Passengers Matter accolade - but union bosses say it's 'way beyond satire'