Southwark Rail Users Group News

Welcome. SRUG covers routes and stations serving Peckham Rye, Nunhead, South Bermondsey, Queens Road, Denmark Hill, East Dulwich, North Dulwich. See diagram. News items in date order below. See right hand column for topics.

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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

New pedestrian circulation routes at London Bridge station

Several platforms at London Bridge station have been removed for the rebuilding of the station for the new Thameslink tracks. The pedestrian routes in and out of the station and circulation inside the station have been signifcantly changed to accommodate the rebuilding work. The new circulation plan can be seen here.

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


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

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Bakerloo Line extension consultation to 7th December 2014

 TfL consultation on extension of Bakerloo Line to Lewisham via either Old Kent Road or Camberwell & Peckham -

Changes at London Bridge station from Saturday 25 May 2013

This is a message from the Thameslink Programme.
Changes at London Bridge station from Saturday 25 May 2013
Several changes are taking place at London Bridge station 

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Boris Johnson: Bakerloo line extension to Peckham's “time has come”.

Evening Standard 19 March 2013

Boris Johnson today raised hopes of extending the Bakerloo line further into south-east London by describing it as a £2 billion project whose “time has come”.

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news on rebuilding London Bridge station

If you use London Bridge station you will know the redevelopment work is now under way. Here is some latest news from Southern Rail who operate several services through our stations to London Bridge.
News from Southern Rail February 2013
Network Rail is transforming London Bridge station, which will mean more room for passengers and a huge increase in services on the Thameslink route. The station will boast the largest concourse in the UK, with entrances on Tooley Street and St Thomas Street. By reconfiguring the track, there

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