Tag Archives: Victoria

#SouthernFail: Victoria night services to be axed permanently

JEREMY CLACKSON, transport correspondent, on the latest, inevitable erosion of rail services by stealth for Croydon Southern Railway’s effort to reduce services out of Victoria on the Brighton line, via East Croydon, will take another big step forward at noon … Continue reading

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The 18.19 to Coulsdon South: it’s no way to run a railway

CROYDON COMMENTARY: Has Chris Philp got his railway lines crossed? Or is he simply doing a bit of grandstanding? NICK DAVIES takes issue with his constituency MP over the real problems with our commuter services Chris Philp can shout at … Continue reading

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Invidious comparison on a rubbish route down Portland Road

Our loyal reader has been in contact again. More old rubbish. “Twice last week, I was driving through Croydon to central London, using the main roads through to Victoria at 6am. “Without exception, all the main roads that were lined … Continue reading

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Railway’s timetabled delays to stretch into fifth day

Rail services out of East Croydon, operated by Southern Railways, are to operate on a revised timetable for a fifth day because of the winter weather. The rail franchise announced it would run amended timetables last Thursday, before a flake … Continue reading

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Southern issue the wrong sort of timetable before any snow

Not a flake of snow has fallen in south London today, but train operators Southern are already flying the white flag in front of expected snowfall tomorrow in Croydon, Surrey and Sussex. It’s not the wrong kind of snow that’s … Continue reading

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