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  Thread: Cuts to Lewisham Hospital A&E
Post: Lewisham Hospital - FH and Sydenham consultation m...

There will be a public consultation meeting on the future of Lewisham Hospital at 7.30 pm on Thursday 6 December at Sydenham School, Dartmouth Road. Dr Jane Fryer, Medical Director of NHS South Ea...
nasaroc Wider Topics 205 180,640 05-12-2012, 05:32 PM
  Thread: moving to FH, primary school and general info
Post: RE: moving to FH, primary school and general info

Yes, it's often difficult to get your first choice primary school. But this needn't be the end of the world. There's no need to move to Kent to find good schools. Every single primary school in SE...
nasaroc SE23 Topics 40 44,028 11-03-2011, 01:24 PM
  Thread: Perry Vale old fire station to be redeveloped
Post: RE: Perry Vale old fire station to be redeveloped

Agree that the rooms look rather small. Interesting that Steve Grindlay in his short history of the building points out that the firemen and their families once occupied the building. At that ti...
nasaroc SE23 Topics 90 117,542 11-11-2010, 04:41 PM
  Thread: Trains to/from Forest Hill and Honor Oak Park
Post: RE: Trains to/from Forest Hill and Honor Oak Park

[align=left] Could you just confirm for me where you see this? According to the National Rail timetable this train leaves CW at 00.31, not 00.15 (see below using 17th December as an example )[...
nasaroc SE23 Topics 1,398 1,281,947 28-10-2010, 06:51 PM
  Thread: Child-friendly Destinations on the ELL
Post: RE: Child-friendly Destinations on the ELL

Sorry - if you extend your walk you end up at Haggerston not Hoxton!
nasaroc Wider Topics 7 6,941 02-06-2010, 01:54 PM
  Thread: Child-friendly Destinations on the ELL
Post: RE: Child-friendly Destinations on the ELL

There are two farms which childrens will love - Surrey Docks City Farm, accessible from Surrey Quays station - there's a pleasant walk traffic free walk down the right hand side of the shopping centre...
nasaroc Wider Topics 7 6,941 02-06-2010, 01:52 PM
  Thread: Trains to/from Forest Hill and Honor Oak Park
Post: RE: Trains to/from Forest Hill and Honor Oak Park

I'm totally puzzled by the on-line timetable produced for the ELL http://www.tfl.gov.uk/gettingaround/6391.aspx Apart from showing the very earliest and very latest trains, the main timetable ...
nasaroc SE23 Topics 1,398 1,281,947 24-05-2010, 11:51 AM
  Thread: Forest Hill Rail Station
Post: RE: Forest Hill Rail Station

The Arcola Theatre in Dalston (which is 300m north of the new Dalston Kingsland interlinked station) is a great little theatre. My wife and I were up there on Friday. http://www.arcolatheatre.com/...
nasaroc SE23 Topics 761 725,208 20-04-2010, 07:37 PM
  Thread: Trains to/from Forest Hill and Honor Oak Park
Post: RE: Trains to/from Forest Hill and Honor Oak Park

Andrew - from what you say above you seem perfectly happy with the ELL late train timetable. Is this the official view of the Forest Hill Society?
nasaroc SE23 Topics 1,398 1,281,947 31-03-2010, 12:10 AM
  Thread: Trains to/from Forest Hill and Honor Oak Park
Post: RE: Trains to/from Forest Hill and Honor Oak Park

Agree that the ELL is more National Rail than tube line - although I thinks it's a bit too easy to be cynical as to where the new line will actually take you. Liverpool Street station and Broadgate IS...
nasaroc SE23 Topics 1,398 1,281,947 30-03-2010, 04:25 PM
  Thread: Trains to/from Forest Hill and Honor Oak Park
Post: RE: Trains to/from Forest Hill and Honor Oak Park

The fact that the last ELL train leaves Canada Water heading south at 23.56 is definitely bad news. But there are also problems in the timings of late evening ELL services. Here are the times of th...
nasaroc SE23 Topics 1,398 1,281,947 30-03-2010, 10:01 AM
  Thread: Trains to/from Forest Hill and Honor Oak Park
Post: RE: Trains to/from Forest Hill and Honor Oak Park

If you look at the TfL journey planner - see link below - it shows one extra late night/early morning ELL southern-bound train. This leaves CW at 00.17 and arrives in FH at 00.31. http://journeypla...
nasaroc SE23 Topics 1,398 1,281,947 25-03-2010, 11:05 AM
  Thread: Trains to/from Forest Hill and Honor Oak Park
Post: RE: Trains to/from Forest Hill and Honor Oak Park

Agree entirely. The other disappointing news is that the 8 trains per hour service on ELL operates only up until 22.00. Between 22.00 and 23.00, the number of trains on ELL drops to 6tph and from ...
nasaroc SE23 Topics 1,398 1,281,947 25-03-2010, 09:51 AM
  Thread: Oyster Cards and FH Station
Post: RE: Oyster Cards and FH Station

Michael has very astutely homed in on the key question of ticket charging in May. He writes: "The big question will be in May: What will be the cost of travel from FH to Westminster via Canada Wat...
nasaroc SE23 Topics 114 112,692 04-01-2010, 12:34 PM
  Thread: Oyster Cards and FH Station
Post: RE: Oyster Cards and FH Station

The introduction of Oystercards starts on Monday at local stations. So is everything in place for this momentous event? Not really. Many passengers will expect, not unreasonably, to be able to u...
nasaroc SE23 Topics 114 112,692 02-01-2010, 12:50 PM
  Thread: Trains to/from Forest Hill and Honor Oak Park
Post: RE: Trains to/from Forest Hill and Honor Oak

Also great to see Cllrs Peak and Russell taking part today. FH councillors support throughout this campaign has been consistent and resolute.
nasaroc SE23 Topics 1,398 1,281,947 12-12-2009, 07:50 PM
  Thread: Trains to/from Forest Hill and Honor Oak Park
Post: RE: Trains to/from Forest Hill and Honor Oak

Well done showtunes girl for organising the music and well done to Richard H for brilliant overall organisation. Carrying a coffin round town is best fun I've had for ages. People's reactions were ...
nasaroc SE23 Topics 1,398 1,281,947 12-12-2009, 07:22 PM
  Thread: Trains to/from Forest Hill and Honor Oak Park
Post: RE: Trains to/from Forest Hill and Honor Oak

Michael - I'd be keen to hear further details of your claim that our council are actually supporting the cuts to our local rail services whilst we are busy campaigning against those same cuts! Seems a...
nasaroc SE23 Topics 1,398 1,281,947 10-12-2009, 12:50 AM
  Thread: Oyster Cards and FH Station
Post: RE: Oyster Cards and FH Station

It appears that Travelcards will be on sale from the station. Here is a clarification from TfL: "Passengers will be able to renew Oyster Travelcards at selected National Rail stations. At stations ...
nasaroc SE23 Topics 114 112,692 07-12-2009, 03:52 PM
  Thread: Trains to/from Forest Hill and Honor Oak Park
Post: RE: Trains to/from Forest Hill and Honor Oak

Robin - there really isn't a "justification" for these cuts, other than the government (and not the TOC) has decided that this is the way they want to "cut the cake". At this stage, the real issue...
nasaroc SE23 Topics 1,398 1,281,947 06-12-2009, 02:57 PM
  Thread: Trains to/from Forest Hill and Honor Oak Park
Post: RE: Trains to/from Forest Hill and Honor Oak

PVP - here are the actual travel times that you were looking for on the ELL. It will take 22 minutes to travel from FH to Shoreditch and around 16 mins to LB using Southern trains. So you obviously ne...
nasaroc SE23 Topics 1,398 1,281,947 04-12-2009, 04:37 PM
  Thread: Oyster Cards and FH Station
Post: RE: Oyster Cards and FH Station

Barcar - below is the answer to your question from TfL. I hope this clarifies things - although you are going to be disappointed that you will not be able to transfer your existing paper season "stati...
nasaroc SE23 Topics 114 112,692 30-11-2009, 05:28 PM
  Thread: Trains to/from Forest Hill and Honor Oak Park
Post: RE: Trains to/from Forest Hill and Honor Oak

Can I say straight away that my view on the danger of the ELL being "swamped" by stopping fast trains at NXG is one that is shared by senior rail planners. About two and half years ago, I attended...
nasaroc SE23 Topics 1,398 1,281,947 28-11-2009, 10:09 AM
  Thread: Trains to/from Forest Hill and Honor Oak Park
Post: RE: Trains to/from Forest Hill and Honor Oak

Gaz - Can't disagree with you more. Have you thought about the numbers who will join the ELL to get on the stopping fast trains at NXG if this silly scheme gains traction? Imagine the number o...
nasaroc SE23 Topics 1,398 1,281,947 26-11-2009, 06:15 PM
  Thread: Trains to/from Forest Hill and Honor Oak Park
Post: RE: Trains to/from Forest Hill and Honor Oak

Could I just deal with the issue raise by junegapi above about whether ELL trains are likely to suffer from overcrowding. June says that "there will be 8 trains an hour travelling in each directio...
nasaroc SE23 Topics 1,398 1,281,947 26-11-2009, 03:50 PM
  Thread: Trains to/from Forest Hill and Honor Oak Park
Post: RE: Trains to/from Forest Hill and Honor Oak

Michael - As Chair of the FHS you also wrote in the FHS Newsletter that you believed that fighting to maintain six trains per hour during the day was not important. Here is what you said about daytime...
nasaroc SE23 Topics 1,398 1,281,947 26-11-2009, 10:39 AM
  Thread: Trains to/from Forest Hill and Honor Oak Park
Post: RE: Trains to/from Forest Hill and Honor Oak

Let us hope that Southern keeps ignoring Michael's suggestion that trains to and from East Croydon/ Surrey and LB stop at NXG. If this happened the four-train ELL would be swamped with far more pas...
nasaroc SE23 Topics 1,398 1,281,947 26-11-2009, 12:46 AM
  Thread: Trains to/from Forest Hill and Honor Oak Park
Post: RE: Trains to/from Forest Hill and Honor Oak

Delighted to see that people in Brockley are beginning to realise the threat posed to their services by the SLL line campaign and the campaign for a new line from Bellingham to Victoria. http://bro...
nasaroc SE23 Topics 1,398 1,281,947 18-11-2009, 02:49 PM
  Thread: Trains to/from Forest Hill and Honor Oak Park
Post: RE: Trains to/from Forest Hill and Honor Oak

Sorry to sound like a tape recorder but if anyone does get to see Joan Ruddock, can you ask her not to support either the South London line reinstatement or the crazy idea of a new line from Bellingha...
nasaroc SE23 Topics 1,398 1,281,947 18-11-2009, 01:19 PM
  Thread: Trains to/from Forest Hill and Honor Oak Park
Post: RE: Trains to/from Forest Hill and Honor Oak

Well done to all those who took part in the leafletting and in particular to Richard H, new Chair of FHS, who played a pivotal role in organising it all. Dipsolala is absolutely correct. Were it no...
nasaroc SE23 Topics 1,398 1,281,947 18-11-2009, 11:09 AM
  Thread: Trains to/from Forest Hill and Honor Oak Park
Post: RE: Trains to/from Forest Hill and Honor Oak

RB Martin - I agree fully with your concern that a reprieve for the SLL would mean disaster for our local services. One way that we can help to ensure that the SLL does not rear its ugly head is to...
nasaroc SE23 Topics 1,398 1,281,947 16-11-2009, 07:37 PM
  Thread: Trains to/from Forest Hill and Honor Oak Park
Post: RE: Trains to/from Forest Hill and Honor Oak

New Forester - Many thanks for this information. Statements like the one above really do make me very anxious for the future of our local services. We clearly are in a situation where demanding en...
nasaroc SE23 Topics 1,398 1,281,947 16-11-2009, 05:34 PM
  Thread: Trains to/from Forest Hill and Honor Oak Park
Post: RE: Trains to/from Forest Hill and Honor Oak

Alex Feakes and Tam Langley both have 100% of voters in their constituencies interested in having a good rail service serving stations from Anerley to New Cross Gate and approximately zero voters inte...
nasaroc SE23 Topics 1,398 1,281,947 14-11-2009, 01:54 AM
  Thread: Trains to/from Forest Hill and Honor Oak Park
Post: RE: Trains to/from Forest Hill and Honor Oak

The situation is very clear. Local Liberal Democrats need to decide what they want to do. They can either support the FH Society, Sydenham Society, Brockley Society, Telegraph Hill Society, HO...
nasaroc SE23 Topics 1,398 1,281,947 13-11-2009, 06:21 PM
  Thread: Trains to/from Forest Hill and Honor Oak Park
Post: RE: Trains to/from Forest Hill and Honor Oak

Michael and New Forester - Many thanks for clarifying some of the points about the SLL. So having established that the reinstatement of the SLL will hugely damage our local rail services, will Tam ...
nasaroc SE23 Topics 1,398 1,281,947 12-11-2009, 11:30 PM
  Thread: Trains to/from Forest Hill and Honor Oak Park
Post: RE: Trains to/from Forest Hill and Honor Oak

Gingernuts - Just consider one simple fact. The loop line makes up two out of the six morning peak hours trains taking passengers from FH to LB and back again - and two out of 4 of the proposed tra...
nasaroc SE23 Topics 1,398 1,281,947 12-11-2009, 07:03 PM
  Thread: Trains to/from Forest Hill and Honor Oak Park
Post: RE: Trains to/from Forest Hill and Honor Oak

Those who believe that the retention of the South London line (SLL) service would have no effect on our local services should examine statements from the group campaigning to retain the SLL. They rec...
nasaroc SE23 Topics 1,398 1,281,947 12-11-2009, 05:14 PM
  Thread: Trains to/from Forest Hill and Honor Oak Park
Post: RE: Trains to/from Forest Hill and Honor Oak

But Gingernuts - If you talk to a customer services department and ask them for a quick way to get from LB to Clapham Junction after May 2010, then it's quite possible that they may tell you to catch ...
nasaroc SE23 Topics 1,398 1,281,947 12-11-2009, 05:05 PM
  Thread: Trains to/from Forest Hill and Honor Oak Park
Post: RE: Trains to/from Forest Hill and Honor Oak

Merely to say that there's no evidence to suggest a service is going to stay is hardly a convincing argument. The loop line is there. In May, it's being expanded with extra early morning services. To ...
nasaroc SE23 Topics 1,398 1,281,947 12-11-2009, 01:55 PM
  Thread: Trains to/from Forest Hill and Honor Oak Park
Post: RE: Trains to/from Forest Hill and Honor Oak

The actual evidence to say that "we are going to lose our service for sure" is extremely poor. Work on Thameslink will place added pressure on all existing lines to LB but I see no evidence that our o...
nasaroc SE23 Topics 1,398 1,281,947 12-11-2009, 12:59 PM
  Thread: Trains to/from Forest Hill and Honor Oak Park
Post: RE: Trains to/from Forest Hill and Honor Oak

Can't say I'm clear about how any of this will effect services to and from FH Ginger Nuts. When you say "we are going to lose our service" - what service do you mean?
nasaroc SE23 Topics 1,398 1,281,947 12-11-2009, 10:13 AM
  Thread: Trains to/from Forest Hill and Honor Oak Park
Post: RE: Trains to/from Forest Hill and Honor Oak

I'm not confused about the way the lines runs. You are correct to say there is no "interaction" between our local line and either the Bellingham to Victoria service/south London line. That isn't the p...
nasaroc SE23 Topics 1,398 1,281,947 11-11-2009, 07:20 PM
  Thread: Trains to/from Forest Hill and Honor Oak Park
Post: RE: Trains to/from Forest Hill and Honor Oak

But it's clear from Tam's blog that support for the south London line reinstatement is very much on her mind - and this aim is being loudly proclaimed by other local parliamentary candidates. Tam -...
nasaroc SE23 Topics 1,398 1,281,947 11-11-2009, 02:43 PM
  Thread: Trains to/from Forest Hill and Honor Oak Park
Post: RE: Trains to/from Forest Hill and Honor Oak

For some strange reason the "last thread" button does not seem to work on this topic. So can I repeat my question to Tam Langley. You appear to support the reinstatement of the South London line wh...
nasaroc SE23 Topics 1,398 1,281,947 11-11-2009, 10:41 AM
  Thread: Trains to/from Forest Hill and Honor Oak Park
Post: RE: Trains to/from Forest Hill and Honor Oak

Tam - Thank you very much for taking up the issue of cuts on the Forest Hill to London Bridge line. I note that you have also taken up the issue of the axing of the South London line - that's the ...
nasaroc SE23 Topics 1,398 1,281,947 10-11-2009, 06:28 PM
  Thread: Forest Hill Rail Station
Post: RE: Forest Hill Rail Station

Please don't take up this daft suggestion to contact TfL. Rust (at least surface rust) is perfectly normal on steel girders. Once exposed to the air, the iron mixes with oxygen to form iron oxide (...
nasaroc SE23 Topics 761 725,208 27-10-2009, 03:02 PM
  Thread: Sydenham Road Improvement scheme
Post: Sydenham Road Improvement scheme

Those of you who use Sydenham Road may be interested signing the petition which approves the TfL scheme proposed by LBL. http://www.petitiononline.com/sydroad/ Details of the scheme are on the ...
nasaroc Wider Topics 1 3,461 22-10-2009, 10:01 PM
  Thread: Who will use ELL and who will stick to London Bridge services?
Post: RE: Who will use ELL and who will stick to London ...

Jon - a poll like this really isn't going to achieve a worthwhile result. The numbers voting will be too small. ELL traffic surveys indicate that approximately one third of existing passengers will...
nasaroc SE23 Topics 12 15,058 22-10-2009, 09:52 PM
  Thread: Trains to/from Forest Hill and Honor Oak Park
Post: RE: Trains to/from Forest Hill and Honor Oak

I should correct my statement above to say that the Sutton trains will travel fast from LB to Norwood Jct (rather than direct to Sutton). When you suggest to Southern that a simple solution to eve...
nasaroc SE23 Topics 1,398 1,281,947 17-10-2009, 12:15 AM
  Thread: Trains to/from Forest Hill and Honor Oak Park
Post: RE: Trains to/from Forest Hill and Honor Oak

Without going into a lot of detail, it's the Sutton services that we are losing during the evening rush hour. The two trains per hour services to Sutton will no longer stop at stations along our line ...
nasaroc SE23 Topics 1,398 1,281,947 17-10-2009, 12:02 AM
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