Saturday, October 20, 2018

Trespassers caused serious disruption for Great Northern train services through Welwyn Garden City (WGC) and Stevenage this evening.

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Herts police Network Rail
Friday, October 12, 2018

Biggleswade railway station is one step closer to becoming assessible to those with disabilities thanks to a collaborative effort by North East Bedfordshire’s MP, and organisations in the town and beyond – but help is still needed.

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Alistair Burt Biggleswade Town Council Central Bedfordshire Council Network Rail Biggleswade Comet Biggleswade
Friday, October 5, 2018

The rail regulator has opened an investigation into whether Great Northern and Thameslink line operator Govia Thameslink breached requirements to keep passengers properly informed amid the May 2018 timetable rollout.

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Govia Thameslink Network Rail
Thursday, September 20, 2018

The rail industry must put commuters first – that was the line from Hitchin and Harpenden MP Bim Afolami as he tore into rail industry bosses and a system he said was “not fit for purpose”.

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Bim Afolami Conservative Party House of Commons Network Rail Hitchin
Thursday, September 20, 2018

An inquiry into the chaos that ensued following the introduction of Govia Thameslink Railway’s May timetable has revealed “an apparent gap in industry responsibility and accountability”.

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Network Rail United Kingdom
Tuesday, September 18, 2018

Police have been called to Hatfield Station to persude a woman to get off the railway tracks.

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British Transport Police Network Rail
Monday, September 17, 2018

A Christian support service has seen a rise in demand from Great Northern rail workers facing public abuse since the company’s botched timetable rollout of May 20.

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British Transport Police Network Rail
Friday, September 14, 2018

Fast evening services calling at Letchworth and Royston on the Great Northern line are to be restored, it has been announced today.

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Network Rail Cambridge London Letchworth Royston Ashwell
Thursday, September 13, 2018

Transport Secretary Chris Grayling has yet again blamed the rail industry for disruption which affected Hitchin and Harpenden’s train services.

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Liberal Democrats Network Rail Cambridge Hitchin
Tuesday, September 11, 2018

A defective track at Welwyn Garden City train station is causing delays that are expected to last all day.

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Network Rail London
Thursday, September 6, 2018

Trains are running at a reduced speed following a fault with the signalling system between Welwyn Garden City and Potters Bar.

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Network Rail London
Monday, September 3, 2018

Hitchin and Harpenden MP Bim Afolami has been appointed a parliamentary private secretary in the Department for Transport.

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Stephen McPartland Bim Afolami Govia Thameslink Network Rail Hitchin
Monday, July 30, 2018

Rail services are expected to be cancelled, delayed or revised between London King’s Cross and Peterborough after a plastic balloon got caught in the overhead lines.

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Network Rail Stevenage Welwyn Royston
Tuesday, July 24, 2018

MPs have been questioning the lack of compensation for carnet ticket holders on Thameslink and Great Northern services and the problems with the new timetable.

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Oliver Heald House of Commons Network Rail St Albans Cambridge Royston
Monday, July 23, 2018

Damage to overhead wires between Royston and Cambridge North means there is disruption on the Great Northern line.

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Network Rail Great Northern Cambridge Royston
Tuesday, July 10, 2018

The December timetable change for Great Northern services has been cancelled – meaning, among other things, that trains between Stevenage and Hertford will run for an extra six months.

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Network Rail Stevenage
Thursday, July 5, 2018

Rail operator Govia Thameslink is “80 per cent” sure a revised timetable set to come in on July 15 will work.

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Bim Afolami British Transport Police Lib Dem Govia Thameslink Network Rail Hitchin
Friday, June 29, 2018

The government has responded to a petition calling for Govia Thameslink Railway to have its contract to run rail services removed.

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Network Rail London
Monday, June 25, 2018

A train tracking fault that affected rail information for Great Northern and Thameslink services has now been resolved.

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Network Rail Welwyn Hatfield St Albans
Monday, June 25, 2018

Hitchin has the sixth-worst rail service in the country – that’s according to new data ranking the performance of the UK’s stations in the past month.

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Bim Afolami Judi Billing Labour Party NHS Liberal Democrats Govia Thameslink Network Rail Labour Hitchin
Wednesday, June 20, 2018

Amid the chaos on the railways, Conservative MPs yesterday rejected a vote of no confidence in Transport Secretary Chris Grayling. In an exclusive opinion piece, Hitchin and Harpenden MP Bim Afolami explains why he voted as he did.

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Bim Afolami Labour Party Govia Thameslink Network Rail United Kingdom London
Wednesday, June 13, 2018

A much-loved teacher took his own life after struggling with drug addiction and mental health problems, an inquest has heard.

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British Transport Police Hitchin Boys' School Network Rail Hitchin
Tuesday, June 12, 2018

Even Great Northern’s drivers have had enough of the controversial new timetable – that’s if one railwayman’s apology to commuters this morning is anything to go by.

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Bim Afolami Govia Thameslink Network Rail
Monday, June 11, 2018

Hitchin and Harpenden MP Bim Afolami is hosting a meeting with Govia Thameslink Railway and Network Rail following widespread chaos on the towns railways.

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Bim Afolami Network Rail
Friday, June 8, 2018

Commuters have hailed “a new level of incompetency” after a Great Northern train driver neglected to open the doors for his passengers on arriving in London.

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Bim Afolami Govia Thameslink Network Rail London Hitchin
Wednesday, June 6, 2018

There may be a light at the end of the tunnel for rail passengers, as Govia Thameslink has introduced an interim timetable and have news about when the original May timetable should be running smoothly.

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Oliver Heald Govia Thameslink Network Rail North Herts
Wednesday, June 6, 2018

Hitchin’s area committee has thrown its weight behind commuters driven to despair by the controversial new Great Northern rail timetable.

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Bim Afolami Liberal Democrat Labour Govia Thameslink Network Rail Hitchin
Monday, June 4, 2018

Hitchin and Harpenden’s Bim Afolami is among MPs from across the political spectrum who have signed a joint letter to the Transport Secretary ahead of talks tonight.

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Bim Afolami Network Rail Hitchin Sussex London
Friday, June 1, 2018

The petition to the government to remove the train franchise from Govia Thameslink Railway has passed 10,000 signatures - meaning it will get a response from the government.

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Network Rail United Kingdom
Thursday, May 31, 2018

Govia Thameslink Railway, Network Rail and Northern have released a joint statement about the chaos on the railways.

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