Read more on this

View more tweets

Read more on this

View more tweets

Archive for the ‘Public transport’ Category

Step free access at Raynes Park and Motspur Park stations

by Dundonald Lib Dems on 1 April, 2017

Email to First MTR, after it was announced they will take over the South Western Train franchise later this year. Dear Mike I’ve been given your contact details as someone to approach with a question about First MTR’s acquisition of the South Western Franchise. Since 2014, we have campaigned with residents for step-free access at […]

Read more    2 Comments

You can read Lib Dem candidate for London Mayor Caroline Pidgeon’s announcement here – which was made during a visit to Wimbledon and Raynes Park. We also mustn’t forget that Crossrail 2 has an impact on the whole borough, it’s not just about the (albeit huge) effect on Wimbledon town centre. You can also read […]

Read more    Leave a comment

What we think about Crossrail 2

by Dundonald Lib Dems on 9 January, 2016

Focus Team member Giles Bailey, co-ordinated the response of Merton Liberal Democrats – which can be seen here: http://www.mertonlibdems.org.uk/crossrail2response

Read more    Leave a comment

Crossrail 2 – Southwest to Northeast London

by Dundonald Lib Dems on 3 October, 2015

The Department for Transport and Transport for London are continuing to develop a proposal for a new rail service connecting Southwest with Northeast London – Crossrail 2. The main part of the scheme would run in a tunnel from Wimbledon to Tottenham Hale. This is an enormous project that wouldn’t likely be completed until 2030 […]

Read more    Leave a comment

Train company must push for step-free improvement

by Dundonald Lib Dems on 11 July, 2015

Residents and local campaigners have been shocked to discover that South West Trains is not pushing to make local train stations more accessible.   The local Liberal Democrats have been campaigning for step-free access at local train stations. To use Motspur Park station, people must use stairs to get the central platform. Whereas at Raynes […]

Read more    Leave a comment

Step-free access at local stations – latest

by Dundonald Lib Dems on 29 April, 2015

Local LibDems have been campaigning for more than than a year to make Raynes Park and Motspur Park stations “step free” and more accessible. These are both busy rail stations with more than 4 million people using Raynes Park each year. Like other stations in the area, such as Earlsfield and New Malden, we feel […]

Read more    1 Comment

Christmas: rubbish & recycling collection and public transport

by Dundonald Lib Dems on 18 December, 2014

Just a quick note to wish you a very happy Christmas and a prosperous New Year! Below you’ll find a couple of bits of useful info for over the festive period. As ever, please get in touch if there’s anything we can help with. All the best Shas Sheehan, Giles Bailey, Diana Coman & Anthony […]

Read more    Leave a comment

Extending the trams from Wimbledon to Sutton via Morden

by Dundonald Lib Dems on 1 August, 2014

Merton and Sutton Councils, along with Transport for London, are consulting residents on an extension to the Tramlink service. The extension would potentially go from South Wimbledon station to Sutton town centre via  Morden and St Helier Hospital. There are some variations in the proposed route, but it would travel along the main roads as […]

Read more    Leave a comment

Oyster card top-ups & season tickets withdrawn at Wimbledon

by Dundonald Lib Dems on 11 January, 2014

After we raised the issue with her in December, London Assembly Member, Lib Dem Caroline Pidgeon asked London’s Mayor Boris Johnson the following question about buying Oyster cards at Wimbledon Station: Passengers in south west London have received emails saying in part, “Important Customer Information – Oyster card sales. From 01 January 2014, there will […]

Read more    3 Comments

Wimbledon Chase is being repainted

by Dundonald Lib Dems on 13 August, 2013

AFTER confirming to us in February that the bridge at Wimbledon Chase Station would be repainted this year, work has eventually begun. We’re really pleased that this is happening, especially given our 2 year campaign to get Network Rail to paint out the worst aspects of the graffiti on the bridge that was eventually successful […]

Read more    Leave a comment