SOUTHERN: NO COMPENSATION FOR PASSENGERS PAYING BY CONTACTLESS CARD, MP TOLD

SOUTHERN: NO COMPENSATION FOR PASSENGERS PAYING BY CONTACTLESS CARD, MP TOLD   Southern Rail passengers who pay for their journeys by contactless cards are NOT eligible to claim compensation. Croydon North MP Steve Reed, who is shadow minister for culture, media and sport, in a series of written questions to Paul Maynard Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department … Continue reading SOUTHERN: NO COMPENSATION FOR PASSENGERS PAYING BY CONTACTLESS CARD, MP TOLD

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PASSENGERS "TURN ON TRANSPORT SECRETARY OVER COMMUTER RAIL CHAOS" SAYS GLA POLL

PASSENGERS "TURN ON TRANSPORT SECRETARY OVER COMMUTER RAIL CHAOS" SAYS GLA POLL New polling has revealed that passengers across London and the wider commuter belt are turning against the Transport Secretary, Chris Grayling, over the ongoing chaos on commuter rail lines into London, say the Greater London Authority. A press release from the Mayor of … Continue reading PASSENGERS "TURN ON TRANSPORT SECRETARY OVER COMMUTER RAIL CHAOS" SAYS GLA POLL

LAMBETH'S LIB PECK 'RAILS' AGAINST CHRIS GRAYLING……

LAMBETH'S LIB PECK 'RAILS' AGAINST CHRIS GRAYLING......   The leader of Lambeth council, Cllr Lib Peck, has written to the secretary of state for transport Chris Grayling  expressing shock and outrage at the Government’s broken promise on fixing the suburban rail crisis. Chris Grayling MP disappointed millions of commuters by dismissing plans to hand over … Continue reading LAMBETH'S LIB PECK 'RAILS' AGAINST CHRIS GRAYLING……

……..AS BROMLEY TORY MP CALLS FOR CHRIS GRAYLING TO RESIGN

 ........AS BROMLEY TORY MP CALLS FOR CHRIS GRAYLING TO RESIGN - "I will not allow long suffering passengers in my constituency to be used as political pawns." Bob Neill, Conservative MP for Bromley and Chislehurst, has called on Transport secretary Chris Grayling to resign. In an article on the 'Politics Home' website Mr Neill, a … Continue reading ……..AS BROMLEY TORY MP CALLS FOR CHRIS GRAYLING TO RESIGN

MPs SLAM SOUTHERN RAIL IN COMMONS DEBATE – WHILE MINISTER BLAMES UNIONS

MPs SLAM SOUTHERN RAIL IN COMMONS DEBATE - WHILE MINISTER BLAMES UNIONS   All three of the area's MPs criticised Southern Rail in a House of Commons debate on Monday - with Croydon North MP Steve Reed calling for fare rises to be ruled out. Mr Reed, who is shadow minister for culture, media and … Continue reading MPs SLAM SOUTHERN RAIL IN COMMONS DEBATE – WHILE MINISTER BLAMES UNIONS

WESTOW STREET DELAYS UNTIL ALMOST CHRISTMAS / CROYDON PARKS WELCOME CAREFUL CYCLISTS

WESTOW STREET DELAYS UNTIL ALMOST CHRISTMAS   Traffic delays in the Triangle area of Crystal Palace are likely to continue until almost Christmas. Christmas decorations now adorn part of the fencing on Westow Street where Thames Water signboards say the work is expected to be completed on December 23rd - but one local trader said work … Continue reading WESTOW STREET DELAYS UNTIL ALMOST CHRISTMAS / CROYDON PARKS WELCOME CAREFUL CYCLISTS

FIVE THOUSAND VICTIMS OF ‘HIT AND RUN’ DRIVERS IN LONDON “Unacceptable epidemic” says Sian Berry

FIVE THOUSAND VICTIMS OF 'HIT AND RUN' DRIVERS IN LONDON "Unacceptable epidemic" says Sian Berry   Nearly five thousand Londoners were victims of hit and run crashes last year as a report published today by Assembly Member Sian Berry shows a 60 per cent increase in such incidents since 2009. Figures obtained by Sian Berry … Continue reading FIVE THOUSAND VICTIMS OF ‘HIT AND RUN’ DRIVERS IN LONDON “Unacceptable epidemic” says Sian Berry

CAMBERWELL GROVE – ROAD CLOSURE

CAMBERWELL GROVE - ROAD CLOSURE   Southwark council have closed Camberwell Grove immediately south of the junction with McNeil Road, to all motorised vehicular traffic. This is where the road is carried over the railway line.   In a statement Southwark council say: "The problem is that the bridge has been recently assessed as inadequate … Continue reading CAMBERWELL GROVE – ROAD CLOSURE