By Sarah Booker
Three of Brighton’s railway stations may be left unmanned if proposals in the McNulty Report are approved by transport secretary Philip Hammond this autumn.
Passengers travelling from London Road, Moulescoomb and Falmer will have to buy tickets from machines as the stations are among the 675 on the government hit list.
London and the South East will be the hardest hit, according to the Transport Salaried Staff Association (TSSA), with 265 stations being left unmanned with no ticket offices.
The TSSA is launching a SOS-Save our Station ticket offices campaign which will tour the party conferences over the next four week urging MPs to save local ticket offices in their constituencies.
All three stations serve commuters travelling to and from Brighton and Sussex Universities.
Falmer has recently been upgraded with wider footpaths and a larger bridge to cope with increased passenger numbers travelling to the Amex Stadium on Brighton and Hove Albion match days.
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