Tag Archives: Network Rail

Designers of flawed Bridge To Nowhere now hired by council

Inside Croydon reported last week how the £22million Bridge To Nowhere, at East Croydon Station, may be demolished before it is ever completed. Given some serious reservations about the way it was designed and built, that may not be an … Continue reading

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East Croydon’s ‘Bridge To Nowhere’ may never be completed

In an example of how public infrastructure planning functions and a demonstration of the legal negotiation skills of the transport and council authorities, a £22million public works project could be demolished before it is ever completed. Transport correspondent JEREMY CLACKSON … Continue reading

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Railway plans could blight Selhurst properties for five years

Our transport correspondent, JEREMY CLACKSON, on first reactions to proposals for infrastucture works to unblock the Croydon Bottleneck Homes and properties along Gloucester Road, the Tait Road industrial estate, Swan Close and Lambert’s Place all seem likely to be subject … Continue reading

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39 trains are stopped in the Croydon Bottleneck in two hours

Anyone who has ever taken a train to or from East Croydon must have experienced it. The London-bound train they have just boarded pulls away from the station, only to slow to a stop for no apparent reason. Or you’ll … Continue reading

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MP backs Network Rail plans to unblock Croydon bottleneck

Croydon leads the way in one respect, at least: it has become the “most challenging bottleneck on Britain’s railway”. That’s according to Network Rail, and they should know. Network Rail has announced a public consultation into its multi-million-pound plans to … Continue reading

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Network Rail looking for signs of new times at your local station

Live near Norwood Junction? How about Coulsdon Town or Thornton Heath? Network Rail is offering neighbours of their south London stations the opportunity to spruce up nearby railway arches with the work of a world-renowned mural painter. Lionel Stanhope is … Continue reading

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Network Rail gets funding for the expansion of East Croydon

Transport correspondent JEREMY CLACKSON on an announcement coming next week which really could help to transform Croydon Network Rail is about to announce government funding for the design and consultation work to provide extra platforms at an expanded East Croydon … Continue reading

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