Thameslink Programme completion deferred by a year

The National Audit Office has raised concerns about the ability of the suburban network around London to handle the increase in services envisaged under the Thameslink Programme.

UK: The Department for Transport has agreed to a proposal from Network Rail and train operator Govia Thameslink Railway which would see introduction of the full 24 trains/h timetable on the Thameslink route through central London deferred by a year to December 2019.

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