Southern rail to reinstate one third of cancelled train services

Southern rail to reinstate one third of cancelled train services

The operator said ‘unprecedented crew sickness’ caused cancellations and that all services will reopen over coming weeks

Train operator Southern rail will restore more than 100 cancelled train services next Monday, bringing some relief after a summer of misery for passengers.

The operator, which is owned by Govia Thameslink Railway (GTR), said 119 train services – more than a third of the 341 trains cancelled on 11 July – would be reinstated. It blamed “unprecedented levels of train crew sickness” for the cancellation.

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Source: Guardian Transport

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