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East London Line now carries 38m passengers per year

East London Line now carries 38m passengers per year

Posted on 30. Nov, 2011 by .

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Reports predicts parts of line will be overcrowded by 2016

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All London interactive station map

All London interactive station map

Posted on 08. Feb, 2011 by .

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This useful TfL map allows you to click on any Underground and Overground station to find out train times and ticket office opening hours. http://journeyplanner.tfl.gov.uk/im/SI-T.html        

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Buying a monthly Oystercard or annual season ticket at Sydenham station.

Buying a monthly Oystercard or annual season ticket at Sydenham station.

Posted on 17. Dec, 2010 by .

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Local commuters have been advised wrongly by station staff that they cannot purchase monthly Oystercard or annual season tickets at Sydenham or Forest Hill and that they need to travel to London Bridge or another national station to do so.  Thanks to an intervention by Caroline Pigeon, Lib-Dem member of the London Assembly, this  has […]

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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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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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