New rolling stock brought from Scotland to bolster services on the Uckfield Line is still causing train operator Southern problems.
ASLEF train drivers have rejected a proposed resolution to the long-running dispute with Southern Rail.
GTR, parent company of Southern Railway, has today offered to meet the RMT union for fresh face-to-face talks if they suspend industrial action in their year-long dispute.
Update on Friday, March 17: Wealden District and East Sussex County Councils are to work together to look at ways of enforcing on-street parking in the district.
Collection of roadside litter along main roads is not up to scratch, Wealden District Council has admitted.
An idea to provide a safer route to and from Harlands Primary School for Fernley Park pupils will not go ahead, Uckfield Town Council has decided.
Street lighting in Olives Meadow, Uckfield, is to be improved and ‘adopted’ by East Sussex County Council.
Govia Thameslink Railway (GTR), parent company of Southern Railway, and ASLEF today announced they have agreed new terms to settle their dispute.
Speed surveys have been proposed for key routes into and out of Uckfield in a bid to get limits reduced and safety measures put in place.
Problems are continuing with new ‘old’ trains introduced to the Uckfield Line last year.
Train operator Southern is asking passengers who had season tickets last year to check if they may be eligible for compensation, under a scheme launched by the Department of Transport.
Passengers are advised to check before travelling tomorrow (February 23) as gale force winds from Storm Doris are due to hit the south.
Traffic hot-spots on routes around Uckfield may get minor improvements in a final stage of improvement works.
Uckfield Line commuters face more strike woes as the dispute between train operator Southern and the ASLEF and RMT unions goes on.
A ‘continuous slide into a casual don’t care approach’ to surroundings, particularly on the Manor Park Estate, Uckfield, has been raised by Uckfield News reader Alan Duncan.
A dentist who caused the death of a motor-cyclist in a crash on the Uckfield by-pass has been banned from driving and must do 200 hours’ unpaid community work.
Wealden MP Nus Ghani attended a meeting yesterday with transport secretary, Chris Grayling, and other MPs, to discuss BML2 and options for the expansion of the local rail network.
Breaking news: The drivers’ strikes which has devasted Uckfield Line service on Southern is over.
Bollards are to be installed to prevent parking on Uckfield High Street pavements, members of the town centre regeneration joint committee were told yesterday afternoon.
Uckfield Line train services were supposed to be “back to normal” yesterday (January 24) but descended into chaos before dawn.