Close the gap in Crofton Park

Last week, a 41-year-old man was killed at Crofton Park Station, when he was hit by a train. Reader Emily believes this underlines the need to do something about the large gap between the trains and the northbound platform. She writes:"I am always a bit nervous of the gap - it’s huge - when I ...

Crofton Park train campaigners aim high

Michael from the Cinderella Line campaign group, which campaigns for better train services through Crofton Park, writes:Thameslink have proposed to run four trains to Crofton Park every hour at the weekend, which is great, but they are suggesting we'll have to wait until December 2018. Bah! Humbug! We think that's way too long to wait.In ...

You shall go to Blackfriars – join the campaign for Crofton Park trains every 15 minutes

A Cinderella Line - it has a logo and everythingLocal action groups aren't supposed to be this successful. The Cinderella Line is a campaign to improve the frequency and quality of services that run through Crofton Park Station.They scored an impressive early win with the recent decision to offer more trains during morning rush hour. ...

Major improvements to Crofton Park trains from December

The Cinderella Line is the campaign group working to secure better train services through Crofton Park. The current service is as infrequent as it is unreliable and they believe the people along that route deserve better.The group has been working with Vicky Foxcroft MP and Southeastern Trains to introduce a new timetable and has had ...

TfL plan to take control of South London trains includes new Brockley hub

TfL's vision for its expanded empireMayor Khan today presented the Secretary of State for Transport with the business case for the further devolution of London’s suburban rail services to Transport for London (TfL) and a plan, which includes a potential interchange between Brockley Station and the upper line which has been earmarked to reopen as ...

Southern proposes one fewer rush hour train from 2018

Southern Rail has published a consultation document regarding services from 2018, when the London Bridge upgrade is completed. The reward they're offering Brockley commuters for the years of disruption they have experienced is a reduction in service from 5 trains per hour during peak time to 4 trains per hour. All Brockley services will terminate ...

Crofton Park train campaign meets today

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The great railway journey

Crofton Park commuters launch campaign for better trains

If the recent slew of positive stories about transport infrastructure in South East London have taught us one thing, it's that Crofton Park Station and the Thameslink services that rattle through it are at the top of no-one's to-do list.The Catford Loop line rarely gets mentioned in any talk of upgrades or restructures and the ...

Crofton Park flood

The stretch of road near Crofton Park Station is currently covered in water thanks to a massive leak beneath the pavement. Thanks to Molewife for the photo.