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EDM (Early Day Motion) 298: tabled on 06 July 2016

Tabled in the 2016-17 session.

This motion has been signed by 11 Members. It has not yet had any amendments submitted.

As this motion is using historical data, we may not have the record of the original ordering, in which case signatories are listed alphabetically.

Motion text

That this House expresses dismay at the unacceptable level of service provided by Southern Rail and Thameslink, operated by Govia Thameslink, which is causing frequent delays and disruption to passengers across London and the South East; notes the impact that such delays, cancellations and poor customer service cause to passengers and the economy; further notes that the commitment to improving the service has been wholly inadequate as illustrated in the latest results of Network Rail's Public Performance Measure and Passenger Satisfaction Survey and the scheduled cancellation of up to 350 trains per day; and urges the Government to strip GTR of its franchises in advance of the renewal date, with an accelerated transfer of Greater London services to Transport for London.