Joanne renews call for devolution of Great Northern Line

Local London Assembly Member, Joanne McCartney AM has renewed her call for control of the Great Northern Line to be devolved to Transport for London (TfL). Ms McCartney has written to Secretary of State for Transport, Chris Grayling, following the recent chaos caused by the introduction of a new timetable by Govia Thameslink Railway (GTR), … Continue reading Joanne renews call for devolution of Great Northern Line

Hornsey Lane residents to benefit from bus stop move

Residents along Hornsey Lane are celebrating after it was confirmed that an unsafe bus stop will be moved to a safer location. Construction works at Whitehall Park school, where the bus stop was located has left the pavement damaged, making it difficult for elderly residents and people with disabilities to access the stop. Local Assembly … Continue reading Hornsey Lane residents to benefit from bus stop move

Joanne welcomes lifting of cap on Hopper fare trips

Londoners will now be able to make unlimited bus and tram journeys within an hour and only be charged a single fare (£1.50). The announcement, made by the Mayor of London, was welcomed by Local London Assembly Member Joanne McCartney AM who said the move might encourage more people to use buses and would help … Continue reading Joanne welcomes lifting of cap on Hopper fare trips

London Overground should be handed control of local rail services

Joanne McCartney AM today asked the Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan to provide an update on his discussions with the Government to devolve the Great Northern lines to Transport for London (TfL). An independent report by Chris Gibb, a non-executive director of Network Rail, in 2017 recommended that TfL take over the Great Northern Metro … Continue reading London Overground should be handed control of local rail services

Great Northern Services could be handed to TfL by 2018

London Assembly Member for Enfield & Haringey, Joanne McCartney, has called on the Government to hand over the running of the Great Northern Metro services to Transport for London (TfL). A new independent report into the Govia Thameslink Railway (GTR) franchise by Chris Gibb, a non-executive director of Network Rail, states that the Government could … Continue reading Great Northern Services could be handed to TfL by 2018