Category Archives: West Croydon

All change at West Croydon as TfL makes a platform switch

Train travellers at West Croydon Station have also been having to deal with an imposed service change today, and one which disability groups say was not adequately consulted and which puts their members at a considerable inconvenience if they need … Continue reading

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It’s Meltdown Monday as Southern’s new train timetable bites

Entirely predictably, Govia Thameslink, the operators in charge of Southern train services, have caused complete chaos with their new timetable, as our transport correspondent JEREMY CLACKSON reports No one needed to study the works of Nostradamus to predict the train … Continue reading

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£2,000 per year season ticket and Purley service to get worse

Our transport correspondent, JEREMY CLACKSON, on the discovery of our loyal reader that finds some serious flaws in the new rail timetable to be implemented in a fortnight’s time The devil, as the over-used saying goes, is always in the … Continue reading

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Charity Commission launches financial probe into Tabernacle

An evangelical church based in West Croydon has been placed under investigation by the Charity Commission and had its bank accounts frozen. The Croydon Tabernacle is the second evangelical church based in Croydon to be placed under formal investigation by … Continue reading

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Tram network in 10-day shutdown for rail works over Easter

Tram passengers are to encounter considerable disruption to their journeys for 10 days, beginning with Easter weekend, as Transport for London undertakes track replacement works. The tracks are to be replaced between George Street and Church Street from Good Friday, … Continue reading

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May Day! #SouthernFail get in their excuses for new timetable

Promising the biggest overhaul of commuter network timetables for decades, Southern and Thameslink’s boss does not sound too confident, reports transport correspondent JEREMY CLACKSON Could the end of Croydon rail passengers’ misery be within sight? Passengers on new Thameslink trains … Continue reading

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London Road is about to be transformed into a Green Mile

West Croydon is about to get its own Green Mile, though this has nothing to do with a book by Stephen King nor the movie starring Tom Hanks. The Our Green Mile launch event on March 4 seeks to build … Continue reading

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