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Passenger watchdog welcomes Government plans to improve Gatwick Airport station, benefitting 20 million passengers each year

08 July 2019 | Public

Published on 08 July 2019
London TravelWatch has welcomed today's announcement by the Government that Gatwick Airport train station will benefit from a £150m upgrade. This is a great first step and comes just months ...
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East Coast upgrade

20 June 2019 | Public

Published on 20 June 2019
Network Rail have just embarked on a programme to upgrade the East Coast Main Line to allow more trains to run and deliver quicker journeys across the route. Once complete, this significant ...
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Passenger watchdog demands action not words following another year on year decline in bus passenger numbers

13 June 2019 | Public

Published on 13 June 2019
Latest figures for bus passenger numbers from Transport for London (TfL) which will be discussed by TfL Board members today*, show yet another year on year decline in bus passenger numbers – ...
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Watchdog urges end to rail fares lottery

04 June 2019 | Public

Published on 04 June 2019
London’s independent passenger watchdog has reiterated its calls for urgent reform of National Rail fares as a new poll released by the rail industry today shows that passengers want the ...
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Extend Pay As You Go to help up to 227m passenger journeys a year says London TravelWatch

01 May 2019 | Public

Published on 01 May 2019
Extending the Pay As You Go (PAYG) travel area could help millions of passengers making over 200m passenger journeys in London and the South East according to London’s independent transport ...
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London TravelWatch calls for more local rail input to bring passenger benefits

02 May 2019 | Public

Published on 02 May 2019
London TravelWatch has called on the Government to put passengers at the heart of changes to the rail industry, with more services provided locally by Transport for London (TfL) and an increased ...
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London TravelWatch secures big win for millions of London Overground passengers as Mayor keeps ticket offices open

18 April 2019 | Public

Published on 18 April 2019
London TravelWatch has secured a big win for millions of London Overground passengers after the Mayor of London’s announcement that 47 of the 51 ticket offices previously proposed for ...
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London TravelWatch Board meeting 9 July 2019

03 July 2019 | Public

Published on 03 July 2019
The next London TravelWatch Board meeting on 9 July will take place in St Albans, giving members the opportunity to discuss passenger issues in Hertfordshire and adjacent London boroughs.The Board ...
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London TravelWatch Policy meeting 11 June 2019

30 May 2019 | Public

Published on 30 May 2019
The next London TravelWatch Policy Committee meeting on 11 June will receive an update on Transport for London's bus strategy and their roads maintenance plans.The Committee will also review the ...
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City of London to clear the clutter from its streets and watchdog asks others to follow its example

23 May 2019 | Public

Published on 23 May 2019
At its Common Council meeting today the City of London agreed to no longer allow advertising boards on its pavements. Under proposal 17 they commit to ensuring 'that pavements and streets* are ...
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