Southeastern’s Olympic train timetable begins

Southeastern has started operating its 200 additional daily trains for the Olympic Games. The company is running a special timetable until 12 August and between 29 August to 9 September. It includes trains starting earlier and ending later on some routes and extra carriages being added to services. The rail firm added that on Monday […]

London’s Olympic cauldron

LONDON – The very first instruction to designers of London’s Olympic cauldron was a blunt directive: no moving parts. What resulted was an elaborate creation involving 204 moving pieces, each representing the coming together of the competing countries. Creator Thomas Heatherwick said Saturday that test runs on the cauldron were done in secret in the […]

Durex Olympics 2012 Ad

Although they’re not an official sponsor of the Olympic Games, Durex will provide 150,000 free condoms to the more than 10,000 athletes that will compete in the 2012 Summer Olympics in London.

No access to London Bridge Station from 6pm to 10pm tomorrow

What follows in an email from Southeastern: Tomorrow, Monday 30 July, will be one of the busiest days of the Games at London Bridge Station. If you are travelling home in the evening between 6pm and 10pm you will not be able to board Southeastern or First Capital Connect services. Instead you should catch your train from Charing Cross, Cannon […]

Coca-Cola presents… Olympic Torch Relay

To celebrate the London 2012 Olympic Torch Relay and your Future Flames, Coca-Cola brought the UK’s hottest music artists to 66 nights of celebration around the UK. Take a look back at the most memorable moments of the relay, as we follow the Olympic Flame on its journey from Land’s End, all around the country […]

London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games update

What follows in an email from Southeastern: The London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games begin tomorrow, and with it our timetable changes. You can collect a Southeastern 2012 Games pocket timetable from any of our stations or download them from southeasternrailway.co.uk/olympics. Our services will be very busy throughout Games-time and you should expect to queue for trains […]

Boris Johnson’s Olympic Welcome

Fluff-headed loon Boris Johnson welcomes the world to the London Olympics. London 2012 Olympics: Boris Johnson says London ‘as well prepared as any host city’ Boris Johnson has hit back at criticism of preparations for the Olympic Games less than a week before the opening ceremony.

London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games update

What follows in an email from Southeastern: Southeastern stations and services will be significantly affected by the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games. Our services will be much busier and you should expect to queue for train services at many of the busier stations we serve e.g. London Bridge and St Pancras International.  A queuing system […]