Help us improve Hildenborough station

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Southeastern is asking for your views on which of their stations could benefit from a Government fund designed to help provided ‘step-free access’ for passengers. We feel that Hildenborough station fits the bill perfectly. Our proposal is a ramp that could be built from platform 2 up to the road (Rings Hill). Not only will […]

TLC welcomes plugging of gap in trains to Hildenborough

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Those travelling from Tonbridge to Hildenborough in the evening rush hour have highlighted an unwelcome feature of the May 2018 timetable, namely a gap in departures of over an hour.  The May timetable included no trains from Tonbridge to Hildenborough between 17:00 and 18:01. Following TLC raising the issue, Southeastern has confirmed that from Monday 2 July the […]

Annual General Meeting – 31 May 2018

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Our 2018 Annual General Meeting was held on Thursday 31 May at 19:30 in the Vauxhall Room of the Angel Centre in central Tonbridge. As part of the formal business of the AGM, Chairman John Reynolds gave a report highlighting several successes and challenges over the past year, including around the timetable in the next South Eastern franchise.  […]

Gatwick Airport station upgrade – a missed opportunity?

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Earlier this month, Network Rail (in partnership with Gatwick Airport Ltd) applied for planning permission to upgrade Gatwick Airport station. This is being described as a “transformation” and boasts: Almost doubling the size of the rail station concourse Eight new escalators, five new lifts and four new stairways to improve accessibility and passenger flow Widening […]