Southeastern (train operating company)

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London & South Eastern Railway Limited, trading as Southeastern, is a British train operating company owned by Govia that operates passenger rail services in South East England.wikipedia
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Charing Cross railway station

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Southeastern trains operate on three main routes: the Southeastern Main Line from London Cannon Street and London Charing Cross to Dover via Sevenoaks; the Chatham Main Line between London Victoria and Dover/Ramsgate via the Medway towns; and High Speed 1 from London St Pancras. Southeastern serves the main London stations of Charing Cross, Victoria, Cannon Street, London Bridge, Waterloo East and St Pancras.
All trains are operated by Southeastern, which provides the majority of commuter and regional services to south-east London and Kent.

St Pancras railway station

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Southeastern trains operate on three main routes: the Southeastern Main Line from London Cannon Street and London Charing Cross to Dover via Sevenoaks; the Chatham Main Line between London Victoria and Dover/Ramsgate via the Medway towns; and High Speed 1 from London St Pancras. Southeastern serves the main London stations of Charing Cross, Victoria, Cannon Street, London Bridge, Waterloo East and St Pancras.
It provides East Midlands Railway services to, and on the Midland Main Line, Southeastern high-speed trains to Kent via and, and Thameslink cross-London services to Bedford, Peterborough, Brighton and Gatwick Airport.

Sevenoaks railway station

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Southeastern trains operate on three main routes: the Southeastern Main Line from London Cannon Street and London Charing Cross to Dover via Sevenoaks; the Chatham Main Line between London Victoria and Dover/Ramsgate via the Medway towns; and High Speed 1 from London St Pancras.
Trains calling at the station are operated by Southeastern and Thameslink.

South Eastern Trains

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Southeastern began operations on 1 April 2006 as the franchisee for the new Integrated Kent franchise (IKF), replacing the publicly owned South Eastern Trains on the former South Eastern franchise.
South Eastern Trains was a publicly owned train operating company that operated the South Eastern Passenger Rail Franchise between November 2003, when it took over from Connex South Eastern, and 1 April 2006, when Southeastern began operating the new Integrated Kent franchise.

Dover Priory railway station

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Southeastern trains operate on three main routes: the Southeastern Main Line from London Cannon Street and London Charing Cross to Dover via Sevenoaks; the Chatham Main Line between London Victoria and Dover/Ramsgate via the Medway towns; and High Speed 1 from London St Pancras. Trains for Dover Priory and Margate leave the high-speed line at Ashford International.
The station and all trains that call are operated by Southeastern.

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London & South Eastern Railway Limited, trading as Southeastern, is a British train operating company owned by Govia that operates passenger rail services in South East England.

London Bridge station

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Southeastern serves the main London stations of Charing Cross, Victoria, Cannon Street, London Bridge, Waterloo East and St Pancras.
London Bridge is served by Southeastern services from Charing Cross and Cannon Street to destinations in southeast London, Kent and East Sussex and is a terminus for many Southern commuter and regional services to south London and numerous destinations in South East England.

Cannon Street station

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Southeastern trains operate on three main routes: the Southeastern Main Line from London Cannon Street and London Charing Cross to Dover via Sevenoaks; the Chatham Main Line between London Victoria and Dover/Ramsgate via the Medway towns; and High Speed 1 from London St Pancras. Southeastern serves the main London stations of Charing Cross, Victoria, Cannon Street, London Bridge, Waterloo East and St Pancras.
The station runs services by Southeastern, mostly catering for commuters in southeast London and Kent, with occasional services further into the latter.

Govia

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London & South Eastern Railway Limited, trading as Southeastern, is a British train operating company owned by Govia that operates passenger rail services in South East England. It is owned by Govia, a joint venture between Go-Ahead Group and Keolis, which also operates the neighbouring Southern franchise that overlaps with Southeastern in some areas.
In April 2006, Govia commenced operating the Southeastern franchise.

Ramsgate railway station

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Southeastern trains operate on three main routes: the Southeastern Main Line from London Cannon Street and London Charing Cross to Dover via Sevenoaks; the Chatham Main Line between London Victoria and Dover/Ramsgate via the Medway towns; and High Speed 1 from London St Pancras.
The station is managed by Southeastern, which operates all trains serving it.

Passenger rail franchising in Great Britain

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Southeastern began operations on 1 April 2006 as the franchisee for the new Integrated Kent franchise (IKF), replacing the publicly owned South Eastern Trains on the former South Eastern franchise.
It was replaced by a new, publicly owned TOC, South Eastern Trains; with the franchise eventually returned to the private sector through re-tendering, which saw it pass to the Southeastern TOC April 2006 as part of the newly created Integrated Kent franchise.

Waterloo East railway station

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Southeastern serves the main London stations of Charing Cross, Victoria, Cannon Street, London Bridge, Waterloo East and St Pancras.
Services through the station are operated by Southeastern and it is situated within fare zone 1.

Blackfriars station

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In March 2009 the bay platforms at London Blackfriars closed for reconstruction as part of the Thameslink Programme.
It provides local Thameslink services from North to South London, and limited Southeastern commuter services to South East London and Kent.

Chatham main line

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Southeastern trains operate on three main routes: the Southeastern Main Line from London Cannon Street and London Charing Cross to Dover via Sevenoaks; the Chatham Main Line between London Victoria and Dover/Ramsgate via the Medway towns; and High Speed 1 from London St Pancras. Trains from London to the Medway towns and Faversham leave the high-speed line at Ebbsfleet and continue via the North Kent line and Chatham Main Line.
Most services on the Line are run by Southeastern, part of Govia Group, which also operate the Southern, Thameslink and the Great Northern franchises.

Southern (Govia Thameslink Railway)

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It is owned by Govia, a joint venture between Go-Ahead Group and Keolis, which also operates the neighbouring Southern franchise that overlaps with Southeastern in some areas.
In December 2008, Southern took over the services on the Redhill to Tonbridge Line from Southeastern.

Go-Ahead Group

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It is owned by Govia, a joint venture between Go-Ahead Group and Keolis, which also operates the neighbouring Southern franchise that overlaps with Southeastern in some areas.
In April 2006 the Govia joint venture commenced operating the Southeastern rail franchise.

High Speed 1

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Southeastern trains operate on three main routes: the Southeastern Main Line from London Cannon Street and London Charing Cross to Dover via Sevenoaks; the Chatham Main Line between London Victoria and Dover/Ramsgate via the Medway towns; and High Speed 1 from London St Pancras.
A high-speed domestic service operated by Southeastern to London St Pancras began on 29 June 2009.

East Sussex

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It is the key operator of commuter and regional services in South East London and Kent but also serves parts of East Sussex.
Trains in the county are operated by Southern, Southeastern, Thameslink and Great Western Railway.

Kent

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It is the key operator of commuter and regional services in South East London and Kent but also serves parts of East Sussex.
Following financial difficulties, Connex lost the franchise and was replaced by South Eastern Trains and after Southeastern.

Faversham railway station

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Trains from London to the Medway towns and Faversham leave the high-speed line at Ebbsfleet and continue via the North Kent line and Chatham Main Line.
The station and all trains that call are operated by Southeastern.

Margate railway station

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Trains for Dover Priory and Margate leave the high-speed line at Ashford International.
Train services are provided by Southeastern.

London bid for the 2012 Summer Olympics

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Announced as part of the successful London 2012 Olympic bid, it was an integral part of a plan to improve public transport in London in readiness for the Olympics, an area of the bid that was initially regarded as being poor by the International Olympic Committee (IOC).
Public transport, an aspect of the proposal which scored poorly for the bid, saw numerous improvements, including to the London Underground and the new "Olympic Javelin" service.

Medway

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Southeastern trains operate on three main routes: the Southeastern Main Line from London Cannon Street and London Charing Cross to Dover via Sevenoaks; the Chatham Main Line between London Victoria and Dover/Ramsgate via the Medway towns; and High Speed 1 from London St Pancras.
Services are currently operated by Southeastern.

2012 Summer Olympics

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Southeastern operated special high speed services using the Class 395 during the 2012 Summer Olympics and Paralympics, branded as the Olympic Javelin or Javelin.
Transport for London (TfL) carried out numerous improvements in preparation for 2012, including the expansion of the London Overground's East London Line, upgrades to the Docklands Light Railway and the North London Line, and the introduction of a new "Javelin" high-speed rail service.

Stratford International station

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High-speed trains use High Speed 1 calling at Stratford International and Ebbsfleet International.
The National Rail platforms are, however, served by domestic Southeastern trains on the High Speed 1 route originating at St. Pancras, with interchange to Eurostar trains at either Ebbsfleet or Ashford.