Update on Great Northern poor performance

Following my earlier post on the delays and cancellations on the Great Northern line,   I have now received a response to my letter from Govia Thameslink Railway (GTR) with their explanation for the delays to the service. You can read the letter here. The letter explains that the poor performance is a result of on-going issues … Continue reading Update on Great Northern poor performance

Ticket offices at Great Northern stations facing axe

Proposals to close ticket offices at Alexandra Palace, Enfield Chase and Palmers Green, Hornsey and Winchmore Hill stations have been announced. A public consultation will be held on the proposals which would see station staff moved from ticket offices to the station forecourt.  However, there are concerns that the proposals could ultimately result in cuts … Continue reading Ticket offices at Great Northern stations facing axe

Joanne McCartney calls on TfL to protect night buses from cuts

There have been recent reports that hundreds of night buses which mirror night tube routes may be cut back. Whilst welcoming the introduction of the night tube I have called on TfL to pledge it will protect night bus services from cut backs when the night tube service is introduced in September this year. I have concerns … Continue reading Joanne McCartney calls on TfL to protect night buses from cuts

Tottenham Hale upgrade will improve passenger service

The plans for the Tottenham Hale station upgrade were detailed in papers for yesterday’s TfL Finance and Policy committee meeting. The ambitious scheme, estimated to cost £32 million is due for completion in 2018 and will include a full-scale refurbishment of the ticket office area. Proposals have also been made for the installation of a new … Continue reading Tottenham Hale upgrade will improve passenger service

Do you have difficulty accessing public transport in London?

Recently I went on a bus journey with a local resident who has been having difficulty getting on buses with their wheelchair.  Problems have included: bus drivers not requesting that prams or buggies be folded bus drivers informing wheelchair users that they do not have priority and it is first come, first served, which has … Continue reading Do you have difficulty accessing public transport in London?