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London Mayor renews call for TfL to take over Southeastern services (8 August 2018)             Mayor’s Press Release

Interim timetable introduced on 15 July 2018  GTR Interim timetable 15 July

Oral evidence to the House of Commons Select Committee. On 9 July 2018, Chris Gibb (Chair, Thameslink Readiness Board) and Chris Green (Chair of the Board’s Independent Assurance Panel) gave oral evidence on the Thameslink timetable Oral evidence

Patrick Verwer appointed the new CEO of Govia Thameslink Railway (GTR) (22 June 2018)   New GTR CEO. He used to be Managing Director of London Midland.

An Inquiry is to be conducted into the May timetable changes by the Office of Road and Rail, at the request of Chris Grayling MP, Secretary of State for Transport (13 June 2018)  ORR announcement

House of Commons statement on GTR (4 June 2018) Commons Statement

Consultation on fares announced (4 June 2018). The Rail Delivery Group and Transport Focus are consulting on the structure of rail fares in the UK. The consultation is open until 10 September 2018 and individuals can contribute. Easier Fares consultation