Tag Archives: East Croydon station

Tories withhold ‘dynamite’ report on commuter rail crisis

Transport correspondent JEREMY CLACKSON on how the Tories have suppressed a highly critical report on the failures of their government over the commuter chaos on Southern, and why some of the report’s recommendations may already have been implemented Just like … Continue reading

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East Croydon road closures planned for bank holiday weekend

If you were planning to go somewhere in Croydon by car next weekend, the Whitsun bank holiday, or the following half-term week, then you might have to plan your route very carefully. Cherry Orchard Road and Addiscombe Grove (northbound) are … Continue reading

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East Croydon community plants tree to remember Joan Pick

East Croydon Community Organisation will be staging a tree-planting ceremony next Wednesday, May 24. The tree is being planted in memory of Joan Pick, a tenacious and dedicated campaigner for sustainable economic policies and one who gave outstanding service to … Continue reading

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Shock as Labour manifesto backs BML2 rail scheme

WALTER CRONXITE, our political editor, reports on an election commitment which could scare off voters in London’s most marginal seat When it was officially launched this morning the Labour Party election manifesto, much trailed through leaks last week, when formally … Continue reading

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Southern never consulted TfL about late night timetable cuts

Our transport correspondent, JEREMY CLACKSON, reports on how the train operators are railroading through their plans for reduced overnight services to south London and the coast Transport for London was not consulted over the timetable changes to be introduced at … Continue reading

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Protestors use Stormzy’s music to drown out fascist chants

There have been calls for far-right groups who try to hold rallies around Lunar House, the Home Office’s passport and visa office in central Croydon, to be forced to pay for the policing of their events and other related costs. … Continue reading

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Southern to stop late night trains from Victoria to East Croydon

Transport correspondent JEREMY CLACKSON on the latest reduction in rail services and how the Department for Transport has suppressed an official report into commuters’ months of misery Just when you thought that the service on Southern Rail couldn’t get any … Continue reading

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