Internal restructuring
United Kingdom
South East;
Location of affected unit(s)
Transportation / Storage
Land, Water And Air Transportation
Land Transport And Transport Via Pipelines
49 - Land transport and transport via pipelines

100 jobs
Number of planned job losses
Job loss
90 jobs
Number of planned job creations
Job creation
Announcement Date
20 April 2005
Employment effect (start)
Foreseen end date


South Eastern Trains plans to cut about 100 jobs in their ticket offices. The Rail Maritime and Transport union (RMT) said that the cuts could leave stations ‘severely understaffed’, and undermine members' safety and performance. The also said that 90 jobs would be created with redeployment offered. South Eastern Trains (SET) took over rail services in Kent and Sussex after Connex lost the regional franchise.


  • 20 April 2005: BBC News


Eurofound (2005), South Eastern Trains, Internal restructuring in United Kingdom, factsheet number 61431, European Restructuring Monitor. Dublin, https://restructuringeventsprod.azurewebsites.net/restructuring-events/detail/61431.