TfL rules out Lewisham Way Bakerloo station

According to 853, TfL has ruled out the idea of incorporating a St John's or Lewisham Way station into the Bakerloo Line extension to Lewisham, which will open next decade.I had no idea this was even thought a possibility, but now it isn't. Which makes more sense. However, 853 notes:[TfL says] that existing plans to ...

1,400 new homes planned for New Cross Sainsbury’s car park site

Outline plans have been developed to create between 1,000 and 1,500 new homes on the site of the New Cross Gate Sainsbury's.The development will be facilitated by the arrival of the Bakerloo Line extension, which will provide a massive increase to public transport capacity in the area and provide a new station directly underneath the ...

Bakerloo station could lurk beneath Sainsbury’s

TfL has launched its consultation for the Bakerloo Line extension to Lewisham and has revealed its preferred site for the New Cross stop lies underneath the enormous Sainsbury's car park, next to New Cross Gate station. They say:"We propose to build a new station at New Cross Gate and have identified a preferred site. This ...

Bakerloo Extension: TfL to launch consultation on NXG and Lewisham tube stations

TfL will launch a public consultation later this year as part of detailed planning for the Bakerloo Line extension to Lewisham. The public will be asked to comment on plans for new tube stations in New Cross Gate and Lewisham.A paper published in December states:Following an initial public consultation on a proposed Bakerloo line extension ...

TfL reiterates support for Bakerloo extension in Khan era

Sadiq Khan has signalled that his mayoralty remains committed to the Bakerloo Line extension through New Cross and Lewisham. In TfL's recently-published annual report, the project gets its own double page spread, which says:Work has started on building a case to extend the Bakerloo line into southeast London. If the Government gives the project the ...

TfL: Brockley link improvements not linked to Bakerloo Line extension

Brockley's development "interchange hub" could relate to the creation of a new orbital linkWhen news broke that TfL would be proceeding with plans for a Bakerloo Line extension to New Cross and Lewisham by 2030, I reported the accompanying news that Brockley Station was being considered as some sort of transport "hub" as a bit ...

Brockley Station earmarked for more trains

 As a sidenote to its Bakerloo extension plans, TfL adds that Brockley could become one of three new South London "interchange hubs", benefiting from an improved station and more frequent train services. The document notes:Along with working with Network Rail on their long-term planning process, we will undertake further work on rail improvements for south ...

Bakerloo extension work to start in 2016

TfL has now confirmed that it will begin "technical work" on the extension of the Bakerloo Line in 2016. That means they will start thinking how best to operate and deliver it by 2030 - a significant advance on "we're thinking about it", which was TfL's position until this week.The TfL consultation paper indicates that ...

TfL favours Old Kent Road Bakerloo

SE1 reports that TfL Commissioner Mike Brown has indicated a preference for the Bakerloo Line to be extended to Lewisham via the Old Kent Road, rather than Camberwell. Sounding exactly like a BC editorial on the subject, Brown writes:"The results of our work demonstrate that the preferred route option for a first phase is from Elephant ...

TfL responds to Bakerloo consultation

TfL has published its response to their public consultation about the southern extension of the Bakerloo Line. There are few surprises in their responses, but the tone of the document suggests that the project is definitely on, one way or another, with the 2030 the likely opening date.Perhaps most surprising is that there are actually ...