Makin Tracks – A COMPETITION FOR YOUNG MUSICIANS FROM SOUTHERNRAILWAY.COM

Heart FM’s very own breakfast radio personality, Lynsey Bartlett will be among the panel of judges taking part in the process to select a winner in Southern’s newest competition, ‘Makin Tracks’. Part of the Tom, Lynsey and Jack breakfast show team, Lynsey agreed to become one of the judges following an invitation from Southern’s Stakeholder Advisory Board member and Juice FM DJ, Ali Rezakhani. ‘Rhymes and beats, about your street, give us some of where you’re from!’ This is the invitation Southern has made to youngsters between the age of 14 and 19 in a competition to find the best music video made about where they live, work, or study on the Southern railway network. The young film-makers have been asked to make an entry which is fresh, funky and fun and submit it by recording their tune using a mobile phone/camera. The maker of the winning tune will get £750,they'll get a professional studio session to record it and their we'll turn their masterpiece into a mini music video! About Southern Southern provides services in south London and between central London and the south coast, through east and west Sussex and Surrey and parts of Kent and Hampshire. Some fast facts about Southern:
  • We have over 4,000 employees
  • The service is provided by a fleet of over 300 new and refurbished trains
  • We provide 2,284 train services on weekdays, 2,076 on Saturdays and 1,242 on Sundays
  • 447,000 passenger journeys are made each day on Southern services
  • Southern manages 157 stations, 120 of which have secure stations status
For more information about Southern, visit southernrailway.com About Govia Southern is owned by Govia, the partnership between the Go-Ahead Group and Keolis. Govia is the most enduring partnership between transport operators delivering rail franchises in this country. Govia is the UK’s busiest rail operator, responsible for almost 30 per cent of UK passenger rail journeys through its three rail companies, Southern, Southeastern and London Midland. Govia has retained the South Central franchise which commenced on Sunday 20th September and runs until July 2015. Further information on Govia is available at govia.info Southern also operates Gatwick Express. For more information, log on to gatwickexpress.co.uk