Tag Archives: East Croydon station

Philp backs ‘gesture’ rail refund as train fares are hiked again

Transport correspondent JEREMY CLACKSON on a government announcement intended to divert from the news that rail commuters are about to get shafted again Rather than actually sorting out the on-going crisis over the terrible service provided by the operator that … Continue reading

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Five fatalities in Croydon tram derailment at Sandilands

5pm UPDATE: It was just after 11am today that a spokesman for the British Transport Police announced that there had been “some loss of life” in the tram derailment which had seen two carriages come off the rails on a … Continue reading

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Six-month programme of talks and walks into London’s past

The Croydon Natural History and Scientific Society has seen a lot come and go locally over the past 146 years since it was formed. Now it is looking towards the next six months, having published its programme of events – … Continue reading

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Unit rents in Boxpark set to triple following its glitzy opening

Rents for units in Boxpark could be set to triple after initial lease periods, Inside Croydon has been informed. The new soaring rents are understood to be behind the reluctance of some Croydon-based restauranteurs and cafe operators to take space … Continue reading

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Commuter group calls on transport ministry to act on Southern

An organisation representing rail commuters has begun circulating a poster showing a picture of the overcrowded platforms at East Croydon Station as part of an appeal to DafT, the Department for Transport, to intervene to resolve the dispute between Southern … Continue reading

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Southern’s savings on guards includes cuts to safety training

Even the Rail Safety Standards Board has highlighted that the changes to guards’ duties which Southern Railway’s management wants to impose are more about profit than enhanced passenger safety. Our transport correspondent, JEREMY CLACKSON, reports Govia Thameslink Railway’s real motivation … Continue reading

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‘Vile’ Southern facing new staffing crisis of their own creation

The industrial dispute which is blighting rail commuters’ lives on a daily basis is a long way from reaching the end of the line. After a week in which Govia Thameslink’s social media appeal to passengers back-fired spectacularly, forcing the … Continue reading

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