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Time has run out for excuses on Thameslink's dismal service

Caroline Pidgeon has written to the CEO of Govia Thameslink Railway, calling for the cuts to Thameslink services to be reversed and the service to be restored to the frequency that is already being achieved on other rail lines.

Caroline commented:

Thameslink's timetable has been significantly reduced during August, yet passengers are still facing last-minute cancellations.

Questioning the Met Commissioner on the Daniel Morgan case

In addition to questioning some members of the Daniel Morgan Independent Panel, Caroline also questioned the Met Commissioner on the serious implications of the case.

There are still many more questions to be asked around the handling of this case, and on wider issues of corruption.

TfL and tram operators must learn lessons and take urgent action on safety

Following the verdict of the inquest into the tragic 2016 Croydon tram crash, Caroline Pidgeon said:

"The loved ones of those who died now have answers, but they will also want assurances that no one else will have to go through the pain they have suffered.

"The crash shocked the Croydon community because the tram is a key part of Croydon's transport network. TfL and tram operators must ensure lessons are learnt, and take urgent steps to prevent such a tragedy from ever happening again.

Lessons must be learnt after Wembley chaos

At Mayor's Question Time, Caroline raised the issue of the chaotic Euro 2020 final scenes at Wembley.

Caroline said:

I was particularly disturbed to hear the experiences of some disabled fans. I’m glad a review is taking place into what happened.

Lessons must be learnt.


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