All Southeastern articles

  • Eversholt Rail Southeastern Class 375
    Rail Business UK

    Biotoilet trial in Southeastern EMU modification programme

    2021-09-01T12:44:00Z

    UK: Leasing company Eversholt Rail has awarded Southeastern franchisee LSER a contract undertake modifications to its fleet of 112 Bombardier Transportation Class 375 Electrostar electric multiple-units to upgrade onboard systems and meet franchise commitments. The programme is worth up to £10m. It will include replacing the ...

  • Southeastern Class 395s Medway
    Rail Business UK

    Southeastern Managing Director named

    2021-08-03T13:10:00Z

    UK: The Go-Ahead Group has announced the appointment of Southeastern Managing Director David Statham as Strategy Director from October, overseeing business strategy across the group’s rail, bus and public transport activities including its response to climate change. David Statham Go-Ahead ...

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    Rail Business UK

    Amey Consulting awarded Southeastern estate management contract

    2021-05-11T05:00:00Z

    UK: Southeastern has awarded Amey Consulting a property and estate management services contract covering 164 stations. The work will be delivered by Amey Consulting’s AmeyTPT commercial estate team, which specialises in maximising secondary revenues for high footfall facilities such as railway, bus and service stations. ...

  • ·The government has announced the end of rail franchising, with Secretary of State for Transport Grant Shapps saying ‘the model of privatisation adopted 25 years ago has seen significant rises in passenger numbers, but this pandemic has proven that it is
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    UK government announces the end of rail franchising

    2020-09-21T08:38:00Z

    UK:·The government has announced the end of rail franchising, with Secretary of State for Transport Grant Shapps saying ‘the model of privatisation adopted 25 years ago has seen significant rises in passenger numbers, but this pandemic has proven that it is no longer working’.

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    Southeastern launches SeatFinder

    2020-09-01T05:00:00Z

    UK: Southeastern is to provide train loading data to passengers through its app and journey planner, with the launch in September of SeatFinder which uses data based on vehicle weights to produce daily estimates of future loadings. Live departure boards on the ...

  • The Department for Transport’s disqualification of non-compliant bids for the East Midlands, South Eastern and West Coast Partnership franchises was lawful, Mr Justice Stuart-Smith said when handing down judgment in the High Court on June 17.
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    Disqualification of non-compliant franchise bids was lawful, High Court finds

    2020-06-17T15:24:00Z

    UK: The Department for Transport’s disqualification of non-compliant bids for the East Midlands, South Eastern and West Coast Partnership franchises was lawful, Mr Justice Stuart-Smith said when handing down judgment in the High Court on June 17. In April 2019 the then Secretary of State for ...

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    Southeastern given direct award management contract

    2020-03-30T10:34:00Z

    UK: The Department for Transport has announced a direct award contract for incumbent Govia to continue operating the South Eastern franchise, which covers commuter and regional passenger services between London, Kent and East Sussex. The contract announced on March 30 runs from April 1 2020 ...

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    Franchise decisions imminent, as Shapps targets concession model

    2020-03-03T14:13:00Z

    UK: Decisions about the future of the Southeastern and Great Western franchises are set to be announced imminently, according to Secretary of State for Transport Grant Shapps.