Thameslink has announced that, from Saturday 21 December, they will be providing two additional London train services per hour between Horsham and Peterborough on Saturdays.
These additional train services will provide passengers between Horsham and London more services into the capital.
Coulsdon South, Merstham, Crawley, Ifield, Littlehaven and Horsham will have direct Saturday services to the City of London for the very first time.
East Croydon, Redhill, Horley and Gatwick Airport wll also see an increase of two trains an hour.
Central London stations between St Pancras and London Blackfriars will also see an increase in trains from 11 to 13 per hour in each direction.
Thameslink is creating the new services by connecting Horsham to London Bridge services with its King’s Cross to Peterborough services, through central London via Blackfriars, City Thameslink, Farringdon and St Pancras International.
What did the officials say?
Tom Moran, Managing Director for Thameslink and Great Northern, said:
“We are delighted to be introducing these improvements for our passengers, because we know there is strong demand for these direct services to central and north London on Saturdays as well as during the week.
“This will provide more travel opportunities for existing and potential new passengers.”
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