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Paying more than our fare share? Are 2011 travel price hikes justified?

Paying more than our fare share? Are 2011 travel price hikes justified?

Posted on 22. Nov, 2010 by .

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We’ve all heard the news about above inflation travel price rises in the New Year. But are inner suburban areas like ours getting a particularly rough deal?  In January, single tube and bus fares are set to rise sharply — by 5.5% and 8% respectively: Cost of a single central London tube journey            Cost of a single central […]

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Gatwick Airport station redevelopment

Gatwick Airport station redevelopment

Posted on 04. Nov, 2010 by .

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Network Rail has announced the go-ahead for a major upgrade of the station at Gatwick Airport with easier access, reduced congestion and better facilities.   Work to finalise the station design will start immediately with the relocation of a substation due to commence in summer 2011. Passengers will begin to see progress at the station but […]

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Good news for rail travellers – extra late night train on East London Line in December

Good news for rail travellers – extra late night train on East London Line in December

Posted on 29. Oct, 2010 by .

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Good news for night travellers on the East London line when the new timetable starts on Sunday 12 December.  An extra late train will leave Dalston Junction at 00.15am calling at Canada Water at 00.31 and arriving at New Cross Gate at 00.36am in time to catch the last train from London Bridge and arriving at Sydenham […]

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It’s not grim up north – a guide to some great pubs on the East London Line

It’s not grim up north – a guide to some great pubs on the East London Line

Posted on 22. Oct, 2010 by .

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Pub enthusiast and CAMRA stalwart Neil Pettigrew takes you on the first of a series of trips to the best boozers along the new rail line. Part 1 – Dalston   Sydenham pub-goers, often less than thrilled by the pubs on offer locally, are finding they have a feast of new pub experiences to enjoy, […]

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More trains to and from London Bridge in December

More trains to and from London Bridge in December

Posted on 10. Oct, 2010 by .

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Good news for rail passengers travelling to and from London Bridge comes with the new timetable on 12th December. Here are the main improvements: • Two additional evening peak trains will run between London Bridge and Crystal Palace via Sydenham at 17.24 and 18.24. This will help to ease the evening rush hour services which […]

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What’s the best train to catch late at night?

What’s the best train to catch late at night?

Posted on 23. Sep, 2010 by .

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Caught in a dilemma as to whether to catch an East London line train or a train from London Bridge? Well puzzle no more! The Sydenham Society’s quick and easy timetable showing the best late night trains has arrived! The timetable shows the times of late evening trains from both London Bridge and Canada Water, […]

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Sydenham now a transport hub!

Sydenham now a transport hub!

Posted on 10. Aug, 2010 by .

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The arrival of the new East London Line has not quite placed Sydenham at the centre of the Universe (although we all know it is!). But it has produced many extra direct links to places resulting in quicker and easier journeys around the Capital. The map shows all of the places which can now be […]

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