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'Residents expect to be safe travelling on public transport'

Politicians at Croydon Town Hall and in City Hall this afternoon called for all of the recommendations in the RAIB report to be implemented as soon as possible. 406 more words

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Landlord licensing scheme made one prosecution in a year

BARRATT HOLMES on some surprising statistics regarding the borough’s private landlords

The Labour-run council’s controversial landlord licensing scheme, which has collected an estimated £6million from the borough’s private landlords, has made just a single prosecution in the past 12 months. 1,085 more words


London Assembly member lambasts shortening of SE London's cycle superhighway

A leading member of the London Assembly has criticised Transport for London’s shortening of south-east London’s first cycle superhighway, adding the effects of the Silvertown Tunnel have not been properly factored into the plans. 710 more words


Safety handles on speeding trams have failed, BBC reports

An investigation by the BBC suggests that the driver’s safety control on the south London tram network often fails to operate, providing a possible explanation for last November’s crash at Sandilands in which seven passengers died. 657 more words

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