Uckfield rail passengers can use other routes

Passengers on the Uckfield rail line have been given the flexibility to switch to other routes.

Train operating company Southern has issued a statement titled: “Poor performance on the Uckfield line.”

It said: “We are sorry for the disruption affecting the Uckfield line recently. The availability of our limited diesel fleet has been made worse by one of our four-car trains hitting a tree, sustaining extensive damage, during the storm on January  16.

“Tickets to and from Uckfield line stations may be used on other routes while we work to get the full diesel train fleet back in service.

“You will not need to change your ticket or buy any additional supplement.

“Season tickets from any of the Uckfield line stations listed below to London, will be valid for travel via the Brighton Main Line route at no extra cost until February, 2015. Weekly, monthly, quarterly or annual season tickets valid for travel to/from London at these stations:

  • Uckfield,
  • Buxted,
  • Crowborough,
  • Eridge,
  • Ashurst,
  • Cowden,
  • Hever or
  • Edenbridge Town

will also be valid for travel to/from London using any Southern or
Gatwick Express service at these stations:

  • Haywards Heath,
  • Balcombe,
  • Three Bridges,
  • Gatwick Airport,
  • Horley,
  • Salfords,
  • Earlswood or
  • Redhill.

It is not available on South Eastern services to Tunbridge Wells.

See also:

Station car park ticket prices revealed

Another day of train chaos

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