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London TravelWatch claims an important success for passengers with the introduction of 15 minute compensation

13 October 2016 | Public

Published on 13 October 2016
London’s independent passenger watchdog has welcomed the Government’s announcement today that rail passengers suffering from delays of between 15 and 29 minutes will soon be able to ...
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Mayor’s plans for DLR extension to Thamesmead 'a positive development' says London’s passenger watchdog

04 October 2016 | Public

Published on 04 October 2016
London’s passenger watchdog has welcomed the Mayor’s plan for an extension of the DLR to Thamesmead. London TravelWatch argued that the extension would increase travel opportunities ...
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London TravelWatch Board Meeting 27 September 2016

22 September 2016 | Public

Published on 22 September 2016
At next week’s Board meeting, London TravelWatch will be discussing various issues relating to passengers living in North West Surrey and the Thames Valley, including Oyster/contactless ...
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Bus and tram passengers will benefit as new ‘hopper’ ticket is introduced

12 September 2016 | Public

Published on 12 September 2016
London’s passenger watchdog has welcomed the introduction today of the new one hour ‘hopper’ ticket on London’s buses and trams. London TravelWatch Chair, Stephen Locke ...
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Passengers cannot continue to be treated as collateral damage during Southern strike

07 September 2016 | Public

Published on 07 September 2016
London TravelWatch has condemned the latest round of strikes affecting passengers using Southern Rail services. Janet Cooke, Chief Executive of London TravelWatch commented: 'It is unacceptable ...
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Sadiq Khan commissions London TravelWatch to undertake review into Tube ticket office closures

07 September 2016 | Public

Published on 07 September 2016
This press release was issued by the Mayor of London - further information about the review and London TravelWatch's online survey can be found on this dedicated webpage. Six-week ticket office ...
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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
Please note the recruitment process for these vacancies has now closed The London Assembly is recruiting for four London TravelWatch Board Member positions with terms of between two and four years ...
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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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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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