In the first instalment of our Train Operating Companies (TOCs) Management Series, Tom Moran, Managing Director of Thameslink and Great Northern - part of the Govia Thameslink Railway (GTR) franchise - discusses how he plans to steer the business through the next phases of the COVID-19 crisis, the importance of…
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The new technology, supplied by Siemens Mobility, will work to monitor social distancing on Thameslink and Great Northern trains.
The introduction of the virucide is the newest measure implemented as part of Govia Thameslink Railway's enhanced COVID-19 cleaning regime.
The transformation included renovations within four stations along the Northern City Line, as well as cleaning and renewal of tracks.
Govia Thameslink Railway has re-branded three of its trains in new livery to pay homage to the 200,000 NHS and key workers that travel on its network each week.
The survey's results show that overall passenger satisfaction has increased, but passengers in various regions across the UK are still suffering from less than optimal performance.
Some 2018 trainee classes in Govia Thameslink Railway have a 50:50 gender split; a brilliant step in the right direction towards making the railway sector less male-dominated…
18 February 2016 | By Katie Sadler, Digital Content Producer, Global Railway Review
Govia Thameslink Railway (GTR) and Siemens have signed an agreement worth over £200m to supply 25 Class 700 Desiro City trains to replace the existing Great Northern fleet.
9 December 2015 | By Charles Horton, Chief Executive Officer, Govia Thameslink Railway (GTR)
Govia Thameslink Railway (GTR) is now Britain’s biggest rail franchise – carrying 237 million passenger journeys a year and earning the Department for Transport (DfT) £1.3 billion in annual passenger revenue. Operating over 3,200 services every weekday, plus managing 236 stations and including 6,800 staff, the business oversees four different…
2 October 2015 | By Katie Sadler, Digital Content Producer, Global Railway Review
Smartcard ticketing known as ‘the key’ has launched on Thameslink and Great Northern services for season tickets holders between Royston, Huntingdon and London.
Stephenson Harwood advises Govia on securing merger clearance for the Thameslink, Southern and Great Northern rail franchise
16 September 2014 | By Stephenson Harwood
International law firm Stephenson Harwood LLP has advised Govia, a joint venture between Go-Ahead and Keolis, on securing a Phase 1 merger clearance from the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) for the Thameslink, Southern and Great Northern (TSGN) rail franchise...
23 May 2014 | By Go Ahead
The Go-Ahead Group welcomes announcement by the Department for Transport to award Govia the Thameslink, Southern and Great Northern franchise...