TFL consults on new Tram Town Centre Loop but not on changes to buses

Croydon Tramlink is a success. Passenger numbers have grown from 20 million trips per year in 2000 to around 30 million a year now, and are predicted to reach 56 million by 2031. Transport for London (TFL) have identified the current Town Centre set-up as a major bottleneck to this … Continue reading

East Croydon Station’s Missing Link: why there isn’t a link to Cherry Orchard Road

Since 2010 Croydon Tories have been promising a link from East Croydon Station to Cherry Orchard Road but after 4 years it has still not materialised. How did this happen? In 2010 Croydon Tories received a report on East Croydon Masterplan which sets out the need for new entrances to East … Continue reading

London Reconnections blog on East Croydon and Brighton Main Line

A good round up of the issues about the possible solutions to reduce the overcrowding on this line. Once Thameslink works are complete in Central London the main bottleneck on the line will be the areas north and south of East Croydon, and the lack of platforms at East Croydon … Continue reading

Croydon travellers suffers massive Daily Travelcard Fares Increases

From Jan 1st 2011 TFL Fares increases across London will increase by an average of 6.8% but Outer London travellers who buy one day travelcards will see increases of up to 66%. Addiscombe and East Croydon residents will be amongst those most impacted upon. The Mayor Boris Johnson, has reduced … Continue reading