The Cinderella Line campaign is run by a group of volunteers who want to help our community get better rail services. We're commuters too, with commitments like work and families and...well...lives to get on and live. Together, we have all worked long and hard to get improvements and we saw, and still see, the new timetable as a huge opportunity to do just that. With such a massive change, teething troubles are to be expected. But last week, as we all got squashed on the same short trains, delayed by the same endless list of cancellations, we feel it's gone way beyond that. The message we have been feeding back to Thameslink, based on our experience – which is the same as yours - is that thi
We started this campaign to help commuters, just like us. Then, just when we hoped to see real results, we were utterly disppointed at the level of disruption and chaos. We'll be closely monitoring how the rest of this week goes so please do keep in touch and tell us how it's going for you. If what Thameslink is providing is not good enough, we won't stop telling them until we get the 'better' we were all hoping for and which we so desperately need and deserve from our rail providers.
We did it! Thanks to everyone, from 21st May we will be enjoying our well-deserved 4 trains an hour on the Cinderella Line, doubling current capacity and giving us vital new services across London. Here are the key changes: Our core service: 4 trains an hour all day every day Monday – Saturday. Sunday will initially have 2 trains an hour increasing to 4 once Network Rail have completed some engineering works that will allow Thameslink to run the full service on Sundays too. You can read more about the engineering works here. Two of our services will terminate at Blackfriars and two will go beyond to Kentish Town, linking us up to Farringdon for Crossrail and Kings Cross St Pancras. Weekday m
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