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Southeastern let down long-suffering commuters - again

I have been deluged by tweets over the past few hours by commuters furious with Southeastern trains for cancelling trains across their network, except HS1, even apparently dumping passengers at stations far from home. 134 more words

Mark Reckless

PM has moved the right way this week

The Prime Minister delivered an accomplished, almost masterly speech at Conference, the perfect riposte to Ed Miliband, but also a Prime Minister communicating his mission in a way few can match. 300 more words

Mark Reckless

At Last! Victory for our Rail Fare Campaign

Mark Reckless, MP for Rochester and Strood, has welcomed the announcement by the Prime Minister earlier today that rail fare increases for 2013 are to be capped at RPI+1%. 135 more words

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BBC discover coach commuters priced off rail

BBC Radio 4 has followed up my Today programme interview on Monday opposing rail fare hikes.

They report from Grain and Strood after I told them that many people had to get up at 5 or 6 in the morning to get the coach to London because they can’t afford the train. 33 more words

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Southeastern Timetable Consultation - Have Your Say

Mark Reckless is inviting commuters based in the Rochester and Strood constituency to have their say on the proposed changes to the Southeastern timetable which will come into effect on 10th December 2012. 148 more words

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General Thoughts and Rants for the Day

I hope you all read “FAIR MESS” in the Letters to the Editor in the Great Falls Tribune today. I’m surprised that they even published the bad review of the Fair. 466 more words

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Mark Reckless MP Welcomes Rail Operator Fines

Mark Reckless MP has welcomed the news that rail operators may be fined in future for failing to provide adequate information to passengers.

Following an investigation by the Office of Rail Regulation into disruption during the bad weather last year, rail operators such as Southeastern now face being fined if they fail to improve their communications with passengers about services. 53 more words

Mark Reckless