Govia Thameslink Railway boss quits over timetable fiasco
Charles Horton, chief executive of GTR, which also includes Southern, departs after being singled out by Chris Grayling, the transport secretary
The boss of Govia Thameslink Railway has quit over the rail timetable fiasco, after being singled out for blame by the transport secretary, Chris Grayling.
Charles Horton, chief executive of GTR, which includes Thameslink, Great Northern, Southern and Gatwick Express, said he recognised passengers’ huge frustration, after weeks of cancellations and severe delays to services following the introduction of new timetables on 20 May.
Source: Guardian Transport