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Surrey keeps Epsom and Ashford hospital bus services running

Surrey County Council has worked with Transport for London (TfL) to keep the 166 bus between West Croydon and Epsom Hospital running and to ensure the 216 service continues to serve Ashford Hospital. Cabinet Member for Transport Mike Goodman (pictured) said: “There’s a vital need to fund these services in Surrey to help people get … Continue reading

Plans to hand TfL rail routes offer boost for passengers “currently being let down”

Plans for Transport for London to take over rail routes in Surrey offer the chance to improve services for passengers and businesses “currently being let down”. Responding to a consultation on the proposals, the county council’s Cabinet Member for Environment and Planning Mike Goodman (pictured) said Surrey’s rail network suffers “a lack of rail capacity … Continue reading

Surrey calls on county’s MPs to back Crossrail 2

Mike Goodman, Cabinet Member for Environment and Planning at Surrey County Council, has written to all of the county’s 11 MPs calling on them to join him in backing Crossrail 2 while stressing the benefits for commuters and businesses and the boost it would bring to Surrey’s economy. See below for the full letter.   Dear … Continue reading

Three of six worst train operators for customer satisfaction serve Surrey

Following today’s news that a survey by watchdog Transport Focus found three of the six worst train operators for customer satisfaction nationally serve Surrey, county council Cabinet Member for Environment and Planning Mike Goodman said: “These ratings show why Crossrail 2 is essential for the economy and commuters. Not only will the planned railway reduce overcrowding, … Continue reading

Transport for London rail plans – Surrey’s view

Following today’s announcement of plans for Transport for London (TfL) to take control of the capital’s suburban commuter network from rail companies, Surrey County Council’s Cabinet Member for Environment and Planning Mike Goodman said: “With four Surrey services among the top 10 most overcrowded trains in the country we welcome any plans that boost businesses … Continue reading

ROUND UP: Crossrail 2 drop-in sessions in Surrey; Wi-fi boost for Surrey libraries; Music festivals for Surrey schools

Crossrail 2 drop-in sessions in Surrey The first of a series of events in Surrey to help people find out more about the planned Crossrail 2 railway takes place in Epsom. Transport for London is holding the drop-in sessions at the Ebbisham Centre tomorrow and Thursday from 12pm and further events will be held in Surrey … Continue reading

Surrey ready for RideLondon

Cyclists have pushed off from the start in the Prudential RideLondon mass participation event and are heading into Surrey. Unfortunately, adverse weather has forced the organisers to change the route. The course has been shortened from 100 miles to 86 miles, cutting the section that included Leith Hill and Box Hill. Surrey County Council chairman David … Continue reading

Time running out to support Surrey’s inclusion in Crossrail 2

There are just two weeks left for people to support Surrey’s inclusion in Crossrail 2, which could have benefits across the South East. Mayor of London Boris Johnson is consulting on the new cross London rail line, which could increase capacity on the South West Main Line by up to 40% at peak times. There … Continue reading

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