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Thameslink Line: Maidstone

Question for Department for Transport

UIN 216337, tabled on 4 February 2019

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what steps the Government is taking to ensure the timely implementation of the City Thameslink Service from Maidstone East before the end of 2019.

Answered on

7 February 2019

The rail industry is currently considering proposals regarding the introduction of the new Thameslink service between Maidstone East and Cambridge.

The disruption following the timetable change in May 2018 was completely unacceptable and the Government is committed to ensuring that future timetable changes are comprehensively planned and managed to avoid the risk of passenger disruption.

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