Rail reports

documents produced by the rail companies and other organisations for rail users

Thameslink franchise consultation

The Government is consulting about the future Thameslink franchise. This franchise will start in October 2013 and at the start will cover all the services currently run by FCC (First Capital Connect). These do not include services running through our SRUG stations (ie Peckham Rye, unhead, Denmark Hill, North Dulwich, East Dulwich, Queens Rd Peckham, Sth Bermondsey). However many of our services will be transferred to this new franchise after that:

  • in 2014, services to St Pancras and beyond from Sevenoaks via Nunhead, Peckham Rye, Denmark Hill, Elephant & Castle and Blackfriars;
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Network Rail & TfL support idea of Bakerloo Line extension into SE London

The London and South East RUS (Rail Utilisation Strategy) published in July 2011  indicates, in section 8.6 on page 159, that both Network Rail and TfL believe that there is a business case for the extension of the Bakerloo Line into SE London through Southwark. They have also indicated that this is not likely before 2020. But it can take many years to plan major new rail projects so planning needs to continue now. The RUS says:

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Responses to the draft L&SE RUS

Here are links to the responses to Network Rail's consultation on their draft 20 year RUS (rail utilisation strategy) for the railways in London and SE England, which are especially relevant to our SRUG interests: 

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Southern Rail annual forum – user group report

8th March, 2011, Croydon Park Hotel, East Croydon - This was a very well-organised, all-day, complimentary event by kind courtesy of the Southern... lunch and free all-day travel on Southern for those who needed it. Some 100 delegates attended...  [to read more click on heading]

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Rail – 20 Year Strategy for London & SE Railways – draft LSE RUS

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Network Rail has just published a draft 20 year RUS (rail utilisation strategy) for the railways in London and SE England. The three month consultation runs until 18 March 2011. Further information is in the Press Release below, and also on Network Rail's website at: http://tinyurl.com/L-SE-RUS-draft

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Southern Rail issues Peckham Rye station travel plan

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Southern Rail have developed an action plan to improve some aspects of travelling to and from some of their stations. Peckham Rye is one of the stations, and the Travel Plan is attached. If you use Peckham Rye station and have any views on this, email SRUG. If anyone is keen to volunteer to monitor how well Southern keep to this plan, please let SRUG know.


East Dulwich station improvements survey

Email to SRUG list:  See below message from Southern Rail about their current station improvements survey. If you use East Dulwich station you might like to complete the survey. You may also have an interest in any one of the other widespread stations on the list for improvements.

Following on from the passenger surveys we conducted for our Enhanced Phase 1 stations, the passenger surveys for our 27 Enhanced Phase 2 stations are now available from our website at http://www.southernrailway.com/survey   Each survey only takes about 5 minutes to complete. Read more 

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Southern Rail Passenger Panel

Hi South London rail user
Southern Rail the train operating company that runs the trains through most of our local stations - North Dulwich, East Dulwich, Peckham Rye, Queens Rd Peckham and Denmark Hill (but not Nunhead) - are wanting to recruit passengers to their user Panel. This is a great way to make sure that South London Rail users get their views across about rail issues. If you are interested have a look at the information on their website at http://www.southernrailway.com/about-us/passenger-panel/

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Southern Rail report March 2010

Here is the March 2010 news report from Southern Railway. This is of interest to users of the stations at East Dulwich, Peckham Rye, Queens Road, South Bermondsey. For more information on any of the topics included in this report, contact Yvonne Leslie on 020 8929 8674 or at yvonne.leslie@southernrailway.com.

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