Train Fares

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Chancellor limits train fare increases Date: Thu 12th December 2013 As a commuter, I welcomed last week’s announcement by the Chancellor to limit train fare prices next year. Dartford is a major commuter hub and thousands of people travel by train from the town, and the surrounding villages, every day.…

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Meeting with Southeastern

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Date: Wed 23rd October 2013 Gareth Johnson, MP for Dartford, has met with Charles Horton, Managing Director of Southeastern and John Macquarrie from the Department for Transport today regarding the current delays on Southeastern trains and made it clear that services must improve. Gareth spoke to them about the horrendous…

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Southeastern Trains U-Turn

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Date: Tue 19th June 2012 It is not often that rail commuters receive good news.  However, there is reason to celebrate for Longfield rail commuters this week.  Following the conclusion of a consultation exercise by Southeastern, they have announced that they will not be cutting services that stop at Longfield. …

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