Search

Passengers across Southeastern network express their love on Valentine’s Day with romantic messages at stations in Kent and south east London

13:20 14 February 2017

Commuters express their love across the Southeastern network. Photo: @geofftech and Southeastern

Commuters express their love across the Southeastern network. Photo: @geofftech and Southeastern

Archant

The messages have appeared on information boards at a number of train stations

Commuters express their love across the Southeastern network. Photo: @Mr_Robot_LondonCommuters express their love across the Southeastern network. Photo: @Mr_Robot_London

Love is clearly in the air this Valentine’s Day as passengers across the Southeastern rail network have sent romantic messages to their nearest and dearest at stations throughout Kent and south east London.

The messages have appeared on information boards at a number of stations today, after the rail franchise received romantic requests from commuters.

One read: “Happy Valentines Lizzy Love Craig” while another said “Happy Valentines Vicki, may all your trains run on time. Geoff x”.

Also among the gushing tweets received by Southeastern were heart-warming tales of love at first sight on a train.

One message at Chatham station spoke about meeting his future partner on a Southeastern train five years ago: “To my darling wife Nichola Baker. As with any journey, who you travel with is more important than the destination. From when we first met on a train, I still love that we can travel together every day. Love you so much X X X.”

Whilst at Canterbury, one commuter wanted to surprise his girlfriend as she travelled down to London from Canterbury West to meet him.

“I love you Stephanie, can’t wait to see you”, he said.

Southeastern’s passenger information manager, John Till added: “Playing cupid is just one of the ways we look to put a smile on our passengers’ faces and we hope the lucky ones enjoyed the surprise messages from their Valentine.

“We connect people every day but always love to hear about couples who first set eyes on each other on our network.”

Last year, Southeastern’s husband and wife train drivers Andrew and Alaina Laker were unveiled as Britain’s fastest couple.

They fell in love while working on Britain’s only domestic highspeed trains.

Latest Bexley news

Friday, February 24, 2017

Neil Acourt, along with his father-in-law Jack Vose, 63, from Bexley, and family friend Lee Birks, 55 from Orpington, pleaded guilty to conspiracy to supply class B drugs

Friday, February 24, 2017

Noye stabbed 21-year-old Stephen Cameron to death in a road-rage attach on the M25 in 1996

Thursday, February 23, 2017

Services running across the whole Southeastern network may be delayed by up to 60 minutes or revised

Thursday, February 23, 2017

Council workers are on scene

Thursday, February 23, 2017

The incident happened in the early hours of Thursday morning

Wednesday, February 22, 2017

A yellow weather warning has been released

Most read news

Competitions

Having a brand new kitchen is something that lots of people want but can only dream of. Sadly keeping up to date and making our living spaces as nice as they can be is a costly and incredibly stressful business. Even a fresh coat of paint makes all the difference but isn’t easy or quick.

Who wouldn’t love the chance to go on a shopping spree. Imagine being able to walk into a shop and choose whatever your heart desires without having to worry about how much it costs.

Digital Edition

Image
Read the Bexley Times e-edition today E-edition

Newsletter Sign Up

Sign up to receive our regular email newsletter
HOT JOBS

Show Job Lists

Family Notices 24

Local business directory

Our trusted business finder