Rail Tickets

Sometime over the next year into 2010, all stations in SRUG's area should have the machines and gates necessary to enable use of pre-paid oyster cards. This section also covers ticket prices, and the Freedom Pass.

Calling all Train Service users

Thameslink Public Meeting Thursday 17th March at 7pm
Rye Baptist Church Hall at 59a Rye Lane, Peckham SE15 5EX
Next to Clarks, 2mins from Peckham Rye Station

* What are your experiences of this service?
  * Frequency? Reliability? Capacity?

Other Items on the Agenda Include:
  * Ticket Office Closures
  * Ticket Machines
  * Potential New Station to Serve Camberwell
  * Interchanges
  * Disability Access
  * Station Skipping (have you ended up miles from your destination due to this?)

Meeting arranged by Cllr Renata Hamvas

TfL advice on journeys disrupted by London Bridge station works

Transport for London (TfL) is reminding customers that long term National Rail service changes being undertaken by Network Rail at London Bridge mainline station are likely to result in busier than usual services, on certain parts of the transport network, as some customers who usually travel directly to London Bridge by rail use TfL services instead. From 12 January 2015 until August 2016, major Network Rail modernisation work will take place at London Bridge station and Southeastern rail services to and from Charing Cross will not call at London Bridge. Southeastern services from New Cross, St.

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Rail Service changes at London Bridge to 2018

There will be significant changes to Peckham's rail services from 20 December. These are not permanent but some will be with us for a long period up to 2018. They are the result of work at London Bridge for the Thamselink new services which will begin in 2018. See below the details of
the service changes before then. best wishes for Christmas and the New Year. Eileen Conn
Co-ordinator, Peckham Vision http://www.peckhamvision.org


The changes affecting services from North Dulwich, East Dulwich, Peckham Rye and Queen's Road
Peckham are below:

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Responses to the draft L&SE RUS

Here are links to the responses to Network Rail's consultation on their draft 20 year RUS (rail utilisation strategy) for the railways in London and SE England, which are especially relevant to our SRUG interests: 

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Freedom Pass on Overground Rail

Rail users travelling with a Freedom Pass have the difficulty of being able to travel with it only after 9.30am on overground rail, even though it can be used before 9.30am on bus and tube. That is a great difficulty where the journeys, like ours from SRUG stations, usually start with the overground rail part. Negotiations between TfL and the train companies to get the Freedom Pass accepted by overground train companies will now start after Easter 2010. Read more on  MayorWatch  ...

Oyster pay as you go on overground rail

 From Southern Stakeholder Brief Dec 2009

Boris Johnson, Mayor of London and Lord Andrew Adonis, Secretary of State for Transport announced last month that Oyster pay as you go will be accepted across all national rail services in London from 2 January 2010. The announcement was made at Balham station where pay as you go is being piloted on services between Balham and Victoria.From Saturday 2 January 2010, passengers travelling within the London fares zone area will be able to use Oyster pay as you go on Southern services and all other train services in the London area, in addition to bus, tram and the Docklands Light Railway (DLR). This will make it easier for passengers   read more

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Southern Stakeholder Brief Nov 2009

 From the Southern Stakeholder Brief:    Oyster pay as you go top ups

Passengers in South London can now ‘top-up’ their Oyster pay as you go cards at Southern stations using the ticket vending machines. This addition comes in advance of the roll out of Oyster pay as you go on the National Rail network in London planned for early 2010. Read Stakeholder Brief 

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