Crispin Blunt MP has announced his support for calls for the Government to take urgent action to address the current chaos on Govia Thameslink Railway services, especially those servicing Redhill, Reigate and adjacent stations.
The Gatwick Coordination Group (GCG) MPs welcomed the announcement by Heathrow Airport Ltd that they accept the implementation of all the recommendations of the Airports Commission, for example, the recommended ban on night flights at Heathrow.
Following a visit to Legal & General’s site in Kingswood today, Crispin Blunt MP has called for urgent consideration of finally getting Surrey County Council’s headquarters actually located in the County.
Gatwick is misleading local residents about the environmental impact of their plans to build a second runway, a group of South East MPs warned today. The MPs expressed their concerns about air quality claims and night flights in a letter to the Transport Secretary.
In a parliamentary debate on the performance of Govia Thameslink Railway and Network Rail today, Crispin Blunt MP has called on the Government to address the unfairness customers using the Redhill and Reigate routes are continuing to face due to service reductions and higher fares.
Following Crispin Blunt’s continuing efforts pressing for urgent changes to the Gatwick westerly departure flight path, Gatwick Airport have finally indicated an implementation time at the end of May for the new flight path recommended by the Civil Aviation Authority last year.
Crispin Blunt MP today took the Rail Minister, Claire Perry MP, to task for the ongoing performance problems with Southern Rail services on the Redhill and Reigate routes. He also demanded fair fares to rectify the historically higher fares passengers are paying for using services from Redhill, Reigate and other local stations.