Tag Archives: Transport
Posted on 30. Nov, 2011 by Syd Soc.
Reports predicts parts of line will be overcrowded by 2016
Posted on 17. Dec, 2010 by Syd Soc.
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 [...]
Posted on 22. Nov, 2010 by Syd Soc.
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 [...]
Posted on 04. Nov, 2010 by Syd Soc.
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 [...]
Posted on 29. Oct, 2010 by Syd Soc.
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 [...]
Posted on 10. Oct, 2010 by Syd Soc.
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 [...]