Friday, December 3, 2021

Tag: southern rail

2018: A year of rail disruption for Brighton Pier

Customer traffic to the pier’s arcades and amusement rides were markedly down last year, due in large part to Brighton’s (continuing) rail isolation from the capital. Rail disruptions and poor weather throughout the second half of 2018 were responsible for a markedly subdued bottom line for the Brighton Pier Group in the 26 weeks leading up to December 30 -...

Unsustainable Brighton disruption to wreak havoc on south-coast amusements

Brighton train station
An extended period of Brighton’s isolation via rail could see business halved at the city’s Palace Pier, says its chief executive. Business representatives of the Brighton and Hove Tourism Alliance - including executives from Brighton Pier and the i360 - had sat down with management from Network Rail and Govia Thameslink Railway last month,with the attractions’ lobby hoping to minimise...

Minimising the “Sh*t”-show: Brighton operators parlay with rail management

Big-wigs from Brighton’s tourism sector are due to meet with representatives from Network Rail and Govia Thameslink Railway this week - in hopes of minimising travel disruption as a result of slated line-maintenance work. The Brighton and Hove Tourism Alliance, which includes major local attractions operators like the i360 and Brighton Pier, called the meeting in response to Network Rail’s...