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Consultation into future of Stratford International train services

PUBLISHED: 10:09 14 June 2017 | UPDATED: 10:09 14 June 2017

Stratford International

Stratford International

Samantha Stewart

Passengers who use Stratford International have until the end of the month to have their say on the future of rail services.

The Department for Transport is seeking views on Southeastern services, including the high speed service from St Pancras to Ebbsfleet and Ashford, via Stratford International.

Among the proposals affecting the high speed service, which opened fully in 2007, is an extension to Hastings, Bexhill and Rye.

Passengers are also invited to have their say on potential improvements to customer service, disabled access and creating more space during the morning and evening peak.

A new franchise operator is set to be appointed for the Southeastern network, which also includes slower routes through south east London and Kent, next year.

The consultation was originally due to finish last month but was postponed during the general election period.

To find out more and have your say, visit gov.uk/government/consultations by Friday, June 30.


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