The map interactively shows the investments and benefits to individual destinations.

Train line map Bedford Luton Airport Parkway t Pancras Internetional Kings Lynn Cambridge Peterborough Moorgate Hertford North Welwyn Garden City Brighton Gatwick Express Littlehampton Southhampton Uckfield East Grinstead Wimbledon Sevenoaks Maidstone East Redhill Reigate Horsham Caterham Tattenham Corner Milton Keynes Watford Junction London Bridge London Victoria Eastbourne Hastings Ashford

Bedford

More than 2,000 extra standard class seats on the Midland Mainline route into central London during the morning peak by 2018. Total capacity more than doubled.

Luton Airport

Additional overnight service from 2015 – half hourly from very early in the morning.

30-minute journeys from Luton Airport Parkway to St Pancras by 2018.

St Pancras

More than 3,000 extra standard class seats arriving during the morning peak from the Midland Main Line. Total capacity more than doubled.

Kings Lynn

More modern air-conditioned trains replace the current units.

Off-peak services to King’s Cross will double to half hourly in each direction by 2017.

Cambridge

More modern air-conditioned trains on the Cambridge Express.

Nearly 3,000 extra seats to London in morning peak. Total capacity more than doubled.

Off-peak journeys to King’s Cross cut to less than 50 minutes from 2018.

6 off-peak trains per hour to and from central London from 2018.

2 trains per hour to Brighton via Gatwick Airport from 2018.

2 trains per hour to Tattenham Corner from 2018.

Peterborough

Capacity for more than 3,000 extra passengers to London during morning peak from 2018.

2 trains per hour through the Thameslink core route through London to Horsham via Gatwick Airport by 2018.

Moorgate

150 new state-of-the-art trains by 2018.

Extra peak services to and from Moorgate from May 2018.

Hertford Loop

Off peak and weekend services to increase to four trains per hour from May 2018.

Welwyn Garden City

Off peak and Saturday services to increase to 4 trains per hour from May 2018.

20% more carriages to King’s Cross during the peak from May 2018.

2 trains per hour to the Thameslink network from December 2018.

Brighton

Off-peak service will increase to 8 trains per hour from December 2015. These include:

  • 4 trains per hour to Victoria (2 trains per hour will be extensions of the Gatwick Express and 2 trains per hour will be semi-fast services)
  • 2 trains per hour to Bedford via Elephant & Castle/Blackfriars
  • 2 trains per hour to London Bridge

From May 2018 the Thameslink Programme will deliver an extra 1,000 standard-class seats and 75 % more capacity to central London in morning peak.

Gatwick Express

Introduction of 108 new trains by end of 2015.

On-board ticket purchases to be reinstated.

8 Thameslink trains per hour on weekdays and Saturdays from 2018.

Littlehampton

4 trains from Littlehampton to London Bridge through the Thameslink core across London in the morning peak and five trains in the reverse direction in the evening peak.

Southampton [also Portsmouth and Bognor Regis]

Faster off-peak services between Southampton/Portsmouth/Bognor Regis and London Victoria via Horsham and the Arun Valley by December 2015.

Uckfield

An extra 50% capacity into London Bridge during the morning peak and a 40% increase in the evening peak.

East Grinstead

2 trains per hour via East Croydon, London Bridge, Blackfriars, City Thameslink, Farringdon, St Pancras and the Midland Main Line from May 2018.

20 extra carriages, with more than 700 extra seats, will be provided from East Grinstead into central London in the morning peak from May 2018.

Wimbledon

New trains between 2016 and 2018, increasing total capacity between Wimbledon and Blackfriars by 50% in morning peak.

2 extra peak trains to London Bridge via Peckham Rye by 2018.

Earlier Sunday services to Blackfriars.

Sevenoaks

2 regular Thameslink trains per hour to and from Sevenoaks all day via the Catford Loop by 2018.

Services will operate through to St Pancras on weekday late evenings and on Saturdays, rather than terminating at Blackfriars by 2018.

Maidstone East

2 Thameslink trains per hour to and from Maidstone East in the peaks by 2018.

Redhill

New off peak Thameslink trains will call at Redhill, Mersham, Coulsdon South and Purley to Bedford.

From May 2018, the Redhill corridor will be served by 4 trains per hour Thameslink services via East Croydon, London Bridge, Blackfriars, Thameslink and beyond.

Reigate

Off-peak journey time reductions of up to 8 minutes to London Bridge.

Horsham

2 Thameslink trains per hour will run between Horsham and Peterborough via the Thameslink core across London from 2018.

Caterham

2 Thameslink trains per hour will run in the peak between Caterham and Welwyn Garden City via the Thameslink core across London from December 2018.

4 trains per hour between Purley and Caterham from Monday to Saturday evenings from May 2018.

Tattenham Corner

2 Thameslink trains per hour operating all day between Tattenham Corner and Cambridge from May 2018.

Milton Keynes

The West London Line from Milton Keynes Central into London will form part of the biggest passenger franchise ever let.

Watford Junction

The West London Line that runs through Watford Junction to Milton Keynes Central and London will form part of the biggest passenger franchise ever let.

London Bridge

An additional 12,000 seats to London Bridge during the peak with total capacity doubling by December 2018.

London Victoria

2,400 additional seats and a total additional capacity for nearly 7,000 passengers during the peak by December 2018.

Eastbourne

New timetables from December 2015 will reduce journey times between Hastings/Eastbourne/Lewes and Central London on some off-peak services.

Hastings

New timetables from December 2015 will reduce journey times between Hastings/Eastbourne/Lewes and Central London on some off-peak services.

Ashford

Through services will be preserved between Brighton and Ashford International.