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Proposals for an east-west tram-style service linking Herts to Essex
Proposals for an east-west tram-style service linking Herts to Essex

Proposals for an east-west tram-style service linking Herts to Essex

A consultation will be opening later this year that could see plans for a new rail or tram service running across the counties to the north of London.

Jul
27
2021
TfL pushes on with Tram extension to Sutton
TfL pushes on with Tram extension to Sutton

TfL pushes on with Tram extension to Sutton

Plans to extend the South London tram service down towards Sutton have taken a step further with the publication of the results of a recent consultation.

Feb
18
2020
TfL opens consultation for extension of the South London tram
TfL opens consultation for extension of the South London tram

TfL opens consultation for extension of the South London tram

London's tram service could get an extension southwards to Sutton as TfL opens a consultation into which of three routes it will build.

Oct
31
2018
Tube, Tram and Rail upgrades approved by TfL
Tube, Tram and Rail upgrades approved by TfL

Tube, Tram and Rail upgrades approved by TfL

Two tube stations, a train station, and a bit of tram track have all been given funding for upgrade works to commence.

May
21
2018
Mayor outlines Crossrail and Tram extension plans
Mayor outlines Crossrail and Tram extension plans

Mayor outlines Crossrail and Tram extension plans

A report from the Mayor of London's office has outlined some aspirations for railway upgrades over the next couple of decades, including extending Crossrail and the Tram service.

Feb
28
2018
Unbuilt London: Croydon trams extension to Crystal Palace
Unbuilt London: Croydon trams extension to Crystal Palace

Unbuilt London: Croydon trams extension to Crystal Palace

The South London trams snake around the region offering a convenient east-west link, but once could have also been extended to just outside the former Crystal Palace.

Oct
21
2017
The early plans for the DLR to be a Tram not a Train
The early plans for the DLR to be a Tram not a Train

The early plans for the DLR to be a Tram not a Train

It seems difficult to believe, but London's famous driverless trains came very close to having drivers, and being a tram network, not a train one.

Jul
30
2017
Tickets Alert: Free tours of the Croydon Tramlink Depot
Tickets Alert: Free tours of the Croydon Tramlink Depot

Tickets Alert: Free tours of the Croydon Tramlink Depot

Want to see behind the scenes of the London Tramlink depot where South London's trams are maintained?

May
31
2017
Ticket Alert: Tours of Croydon’s Tram Depot
Ticket Alert: Tours of Croydon’s Tram Depot

Ticket Alert: Tours of Croydon’s Tram Depot

Croydon Heritage Festival is offering the opportunity to peak behind the scenes and visit the tram maintenance, servicing and control facility,

May
18
2016
A look around Croydon’s tram sidings and repair depot
A look around Croydon’s tram sidings and repair depot

A look around Croydon’s tram sidings and repair depot

A touch over 15 years ago, trams made a return to the streets of London, as Tramlink launched its first line through Croydon, and for all of those 15 years, trams have been looked after at a depot based not far from the local Ikea store.

Jun
28
2015