Buses to North Greenwich during the London Bridge Redevelopment

Meeting: 
MQT on 2014-02-26
Session date: 
February 26, 2014
Reference: 
2014/1094
Question By: 
Len Duvall
Organisation: 
Labour Group
Asked Of: 
The Mayor

Question

Thank you for your response to 2014/0302. This issue is as much one of interchange, so South East Londoners can travel on from North Greenwich.  In December a signal failure outside London Bridge required the police to be called to North Greenwich to marshall the resulting queues for buses. How are TfL Rail working with London Underground and TOCs to improve the frequencies of buses to this important interchange?

Answer

Answer for Buses to North Greenwich during the London Bridge Redevelopment

Answer for Buses to North Greenwich during the London Bridge Redevelopment

Answered By: 
The Mayor

There are a number of different phases to the work at London Bridge. Indeed, some platforms are already out of service.

During the last week of August no Southern services will stop at London Bridge. Little change in travel patterns in south east London is forecast and therefore TfL is not planning any changes to bus services in the North Greenwich area.

Later this year, Network Rail is expecting more substantial work and as a result rail passengers will be displaced to the bus network. TfL will work with Network Rail to review these impacts, including through modelling, and there will likely be extra bus services in this area by August 2014.

Cannon Street services, including the Greenwich line, should not be significantly affected until August 2016.