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Dramatic increase to £80m in cost of Southeastern train accounting scandal
Go-Ahead finds that total amount of taxpayer money retained by operator has risen from £25m to £51m

Gwyn Topham Transport correspondent

24, Feb, 2022 @1:17 PM

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‘I’m utterly sick of it’: UK workers on returning to the commute
Seven people talk about the pandemic has affected their perspective on travelling to work

Clea Skopeliti and Rachel Obordo

28, Aug, 2021 @12:00 PM

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Why have rail refunds hit the buffers?
Season ticketholders are being met with silence or delays when trying to get their money back

Miles Brignall

08, Jun, 2020 @6:00 AM

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Passenger satisfaction on British trains on the rise, survey finds
Transport watchdog’s biannual survey shows satisfaction up to 83% – up four percentage points from autumn

Gwyn Topham Transport correspondent

27, Jun, 2019 @10:42 AM

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Why are London Bridge station’s departure boards so confusing?
Southern and Southeastern seem to operate in an upstairs-downstairs world

Anna Tims

05, Jun, 2019 @6:00 AM

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Southern rail staff filmed pouring water on homeless man
Communities secretary urges firm to deal with ‘distressing’ incident swiftly and effectively

Frances Perraudin

25, Feb, 2019 @3:53 PM

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UK train firms named and shamed over late compensation
GTR received 1m of the 3m claims sought over timetabling chaos, rail regulator says

Gwyn Topham

10, Jan, 2019 @3:37 PM

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Four reasons why Guardian readers hate taking the train
From delays and cancellations to overpriced tickets and overcrowded trains. Here’s what we don’t like about the railways

Gwyn Topham and Matthew Holmes

02, Jan, 2019 @6:00 AM

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Rail chaos: key points on official review of Britain's network
Former BA boss to chair expert examination of system after timetabling fiasco

Rob Davies

20, Sep, 2018 @1:55 PM

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The Guardian view on Britain’s railways: a system where nobody listens | Editorial
Editorial: Delays and cancellations continue to plague commuter services. Now the prices are being hiked again. There is a human solution to this mess


13, Aug, 2018 @5:49 PM

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Most overcrowded trains in England and Wales revealed
South Western service to Waterloo was more than 500 passengers over its 720 capacity

Gwyn Topham Transport correspondent

24, Jul, 2018 @10:35 AM

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Rebecca Nicholson
Far from being criticised, the Gone Girl author should be applauded

Rebecca Nicholson

14, Jul, 2018 @2:34 PM

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