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Vanity Fare? Time to Re-think the Link…

Save Watford Met campaign is not opposed to the link per se provided services to Watford Met are maintained. But if the real idea is opening up more areas of Watford with better public transport (without detriment to those which are currently well served) we would strongly advocate exploring more affordable alternative options. Continue reading

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Has MLX hit the buffers (again)?

While it would be a shame if the [unconfirmed] inference that the Metropolitan Line Extension to Watford Junction may have been dropped as a business plan priority for TfL, we would not really be surprised if this is not such a priority for London and that its Mayor, Sadiq Khan, may have concluded this from reviewing the somewhat contrived and shaky business case. Naturally residents in the Park Ward and West Watford would be relieved if the existing Watford Met Line Station which is convenient and well used (1.5 million entry/exits per annum) is to be reprieved. Continue reading

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Health Campus? The missing Link…

On Friday 2nd May, Save Watford Met’s Lester Wagman and Sara-Jane Trebar of Save Farm Terrace appeared on the Link4Growth Community TV show, hosted by Chris Ogle & Alex Murray…

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Less than 9% of Watford Met Users would prefer to use Cassiobridge/Ascot Rd

If you’re one of the 2000+ people who will tap into or out of Watford Met today as you return to work or school after the summer and don’t yet know, you’ve been sacrificed for Watford’s greater travelling good. Despite … Continue reading

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International Tube Challenger joins Campaign to Save Watford Met

For the last two years, since Watford Metropolitan Line station was proposed to be shut as part of plans for the Croxley Rail Link, Lester Wagman has been the driving force behind the campaign to retain it. On 24 July … Continue reading

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SOS (Save our Service) Last Chance to do the Watford Met Shuttle?

Please take a few moments to share your thoughts about saving Watford Met with us and Mayor Boris Johnson by completing the short poll below. There’s so much pressure behind the Croxley Rail Link that the best we can hope … Continue reading

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Dicky & Dotty say it’s all over…

Apparently news is emerging that The Mayor of London has has signed the Transport & Works Act approval notice to proceed with the Croxley Rail Link although the findings of the ‘public’ inquiry promised first last October and then this spring never actually … Continue reading

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