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Check before you travel over the August Bank Holiday weekend

24 August 2016 | Public

Published on 24 August 2016
London TravelWatch has advice for anyone travelling around London over this Bank Holiday weekend (27-29 August 2016).  There will be planned improvements to the rail network in some areas ...
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London TravelWatch Board member vacancies

23 August 2016 | Public

Published on 23 August 2016
The London Assembly is recruiting for four London TravelWatch Board Member positions with terms of between two and four years from 1st January 2017. Further details including how to apply can be ...
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Action must be taken to improve the situation for long-suffering Southern passengers

08 August 2016 | Public

Published on 08 August 2016
London TravelWatch today renewed its calls for Southern Rail and the Department for Transport (DfT) to begin talks with Transport for London (TfL) to see how they might provide additional help ...
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Real terms freeze in fares will be little comfort to passengers facing inconsistent fares and falling service performance

16 August 2016 | Public

Published on 16 August 2016
Long-suffering passengers in and around London are set to face another rail fares rise next year after today’s announcement that fares will rise by 1.9% in line with inflation. While it is ...
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Watchdog calls for London bus performance improvements

25 July 2016 | Public

Published on 25 July 2016
At its recent meeting, the London TravelWatch Board received a briefing from TfL on the performance of the capital’s bus network. Members noted that: Reliability has generally ...
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Management and unions must resolve their differences in Southern rail dispute

04 August 2016 | Public

Published on 04 August 2016
London TravelWatch, which represents passengers in and around London, has called on Southern Rail and the rail unions to resolve their dispute as quickly as possible. Commuters who use the service ...
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2016 Annual Review

04 August 2016 | Public

Published on 04 August 2016
London TravelWatch has published its Annual Review for 2016. The publication highlights the independent passenger watchdog’s achievements over the last financial year. Over the last year, ...
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Improved compensation is even more critical after today’s overcrowding statistics

29 July 2016 | Public

Published on 29 July 2016
London’s passenger watchdog has reacted to the latest set of overcrowding figures released this week by the Department for Transport. Janet Cooke, Chief Executive of London TravelWatch ...
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Southern passengers have had enough: time for urgent action

21 July 2016 | Public

Published on 21 July 2016
London TravelWatch has expressed great concern about the continuing poor performance and unreliability that Southern Rail passengers are facing, and has called for an independent review of the ...
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Passenger watchdog welcomes Mayor’s offer to help improve the Southern Rail situation

20 July 2016 | Public

Published on 20 July 2016
We welcome the offer today from the Mayor of London for Transport for London (TfL) to take immediate control of Southern Rail services until the problems being experienced by the operator, which ...
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