Tag Archives: Station

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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CRL public relations – dirty tricks and STiki WikiTs?

Every large project project needs PR handlers. They make sure that correct information is released through the most appropriate media, giving the right message in a way it will best be understood by the public. Often they will give a … 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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Fresh Air on the Metropolitan Line (a moving tale)

Even the TWA inspector admitted there would be a lot of fresh air moving around at the Watford end of the Metropolitan Line if the Croxley Rail Link is built as currently planned. Ordinarily it doesn’t matter too much if … 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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