Reconstruction of London Bridge Station

Meeting: 
MQT on 2009-11-18
Session date: 
November 18, 2009
Reference: 
2009/3325
Question By: 
Caroline Pidgeon
Organisation: 
Liberal Democrats
Asked Of: 
The Mayor

Question

Will you hold discussions with Southern Railways and Network Rail to ensure that Southern rail services to Brockley, Honor Oak and Forest Hill are not cut during the reconstruction of London Bridge Station ?

Answer

Answer for Reconstruction of London Bridge Station

Answer for Reconstruction of London Bridge Station

Answered By: 
The Mayor

I would not support any reduction in overall capacity from Brockley, Honor Oak Park and Forest Hill to London Bridge during the reconstruction of the station. However, I understand there will be fewer terminating platforms at London Bridge available during the reconstruction period. I understand that Southern Railways and Network Rail are considering options to run fewer but longer trains so that more passengers can be accommodated in each train, and the works at London Bridge can be completed on time as well.