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Southeastern (train company)

British train operating company in South East England

London & South Eastern Railway Limited, trading as Southeastern is a train operating company in southeast England. On 1 April 2006, it became the franchisee for the new Integrated Kent Franchise (IKF), overtaking the publicly owned South Eastern Trains on the former South East Franchise. It serves the commuter routes to south-east London, most of Kent, and parts of East Sussex.

Southeastern Railway
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Southeastern Class 375s at Cuxton in January 2013
Overview
Franchise(s)Integrated Kent
1 April 2006[1][2][3] - 22 June 2019[4]
Main region(s)Greater London, Kent
Other region(s)East Sussex
Fleet size392
Stations called at179
Stations operated173
National Rail abbreviationSE
Parent companyGovia (Go-Ahead Group / Keolis)
Websitewww.southeasternrailway.co.uk
Route map
Route map

GalleryEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. "South Eastern Franchise Consultation" (PDF). Department for Transport. June 2012. Retrieved 16 December 2014.
  2. Barrow, Keith (26 March 2013). "British government issues revised franchising schedule". International Rail Journal. Retrieved 27 March 2013.
  3. Ford, Coreena (6 December 2016). "Southeastern franchise extended until December 2018". Evening Chronicle. Newcastle/Tyne. Retrieved 6 December 2016.
  4. "Train fares too expensive say 40% of passengers". Kent Online. 29 January 2019. Retrieved 13 February 2019.

Other websitesEdit

  Media related to Southeastern at Wikimedia Commons

Preceded by
South Eastern Trains
South Eastern franchise
Operator of Integrated Kent franchise
2006 – present
Incumbent
New creation