Southeastern rail franchise extended until 2014 [Telegraph]

Date: 19/03/2011

The Department for Transport has agreed the company, which has faced heavy criticism over its performance and is jointly owned by Govia and Keolis, will continue to operate the Integrated Kent Franchise until March 31, 2014, carrying 160m passengers a year.

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Southeastern rail franchise extended until 2014


Train company Southeastern has been awarded a two-year extension on its franchise to run services to Kent, Sussex and the London suburbs.

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One of the Hitachi Class 395 high speed electric sets operated by Southeastern is seen on HS1 heading through Kent on a St Pancras to Ramsgate service on 28 October 2010.
Location: Ashford International
Company: Channel Tunnel Rail Link Phase 1
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A Hitachi Class 395 Javelin EMU passes Minster station on 6 March 2010 with one of the hourly London St Pancras to Margate services via Stratford Intl, Ebbsfleet Intl, Ashford Intl (all on HS1), Canterbury West and Ramsgate.
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Company: South Eastern and Chatham Railway
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Looking south from the footbridge over the level crossing at Robertsbridge on 25 October 2010 as a Southeastern Charing Cross - Hastings service calls at the station.
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Company: South Eastern Railway
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