Tag Archives: Tram

Civic ceremonies and choir to mark tram crash anniversary

Tomorrow marks the first anniversary of the Sandilands tram derailment, in which seven Croydon residents died. A civic ceremony to mark the anniversary will take place at Central Parade, New Addington, near the homes of many of those passengers who … Continue reading

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TfL admits need to consult over New Addington tram changes

Transport correspondent JEREMY CLACKSON on how the regional transport authority has been caught out by reports on this website, and has been forced to consult over its tram proposals Transport for London has been forced to postpone its proposed changes … Continue reading

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Croydon waits on tram crash investigators’ preliminary report

Seven names were added to Croydon’s service of remembrance at Croydon Minster yesterday morning. Dane Chinnery Donald Collett Robert Huxley Philip Logan Dorota Rynkiewicz Phil Seary Mark Smith

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Let’s reach out across walls, instead of building new ones

CROYDON COMMENTARY: For his Remembrance Sunday homily, after a week of tragedy in Croydon, the vicar of St Andrew’s, South Croydon, WEALANDS BELL, pictured left, suggests that we should be breaking down walls Of the building of walls there is … Continue reading

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Don’t panic! ‘Railageddon’ is about to arrive in south London

It’s not just local news websites which are being alarmist about the shut down of a wide range of rail services over the holiday period, beginning as soon as tomorrow evening. The rail companies are getting a bit panicky, too. … Continue reading

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Platform puts Wimbledon service back on track with Tramlink

Tramlink services through to Wimbledon have resumed as normal after Transport for London built a new tram platform at the tram network’s western terminus in less than five months. From next spring, when four new trams enter service, bringing the … Continue reading

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TfL’s tram scheme will benefit Westfield, but not passengers

Alerted by a report on Inside Croydon, BERNARD WINCHESTER’s research into Transport for London’s proposal for a new Tramlink loop has some troubling conclusions Do you catch the tram from Harrington Road or Beckenham to West Croydon or Surrey Street … Continue reading

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