Southern is a train operating company currently owned by Govia Thameslink, who are also responsible for operating services along the Thameslink, Gatwick Express and Great Northern routes and have been in operation since 26 July 2015

Southern Railway Route

Southern Railways operates trains from South London, to the South and South coast of England, connecting the counties of East Sussex, West Sussex, Surrey, London, Kent, and Hampshire.

Southern routes provide regular commuter services mainly from London Bridge and Victoria railway station to the Suburbs of Greater London and onward towards Brighton.


Southern Railway Destinations

  • Southern trains runs services to some of the UK's top destinations such as the historic towns of Hastings, Chichester and Lewes, as well as the popular port town of Southampton.
  • Southern links London mainline railway stations to some of the South Coast's most loved seaside towns and, including the bustling city of Brighton, Eastbourne and Bognor Regis.
  • In addition, Southern provide national rail network links to airport, ferry, Eurostar and the Croydon tramline interchanges.


Southern & Gatwick Airport

Southern manage another sub brand of the Thameslink franchise, Gatwick Express. The Gatwick Express route runs non-stop services between Gatwick Airport railway station to London Victoria train station and Brighton railway station. Services on the route between Gatwick Airport to Brighton only operate on weekdays.


Southern customer services contact detail

Primary Phone: 0345 127 2920

Customer Services Team
PO Box 10240

LE65 9EB

Email address:

Web address: Southern - Customer Services

Cycle Reservation Tel: More information here
Assisted Travel Tel: 0800 138 1016

Assisted Travel email address:

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