Freedom Pass-users left to wait by Southern’s new timetable

Inside Croydon

JEREMY CLACKSON, our transport correspondent, on the emerging problems of ‘clustering’ of rail services under Southern and Thameslink’s new timetable, which is due to begin – as long as there are no delays – on Sunday

In Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland, the white rabbit was famously late…

At Victoria Station this week, Southern Railways have opted to promote passenger awareness of the radical new timetable due to be introduced on May 20 with a giant-sized, Alice-In-Wonderland-style white rabbit.

It hardly augurs well.

And our loyal reader has been hard at work, going through “RailPlan20/20”, examining the detail of the service changes as they affect their daily commute to work, and what they have been finding is less than encouraging.

They have found other examples of how the spacing of services will adversely affect their journeys.

Last week, we reported how, although there will still be four trains per hour

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