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WLPA Home 10 car scheme Aims & Objectives
The aspirations differ from
our Aims And Objectives
in that they are specific points that we campaign for. We
revise them on a regular basis to take account of the ever
changing transport system.
Provide a half hourly or better Sunday service all day on the
Hounslow and Kingston loops.
Provide four trains per hour between Twickenham and
Teddington on weekdays.
Have a radical look at the Guildford-Ascot service. The
final solution should provide a faster service from Frimley,
Camberley and Bagshot to London with more through trains.
Introduce additional early morning departures from
Reading, and aim to provide 4 trains per hour to and from
Reading to Waterloo, at more times than at present.
Provide some faster trains from Reading to London to improve
travel times from Sunningdale, Ascot, Martins Heron and
Provide later trains leaving Waterloo between midnight and
Maintain the interval service throughout the day and also
the “whole line timetable” with good connections.
Provide Whitton with a more even balance of its four trains an
hour to Waterloo.
Open all of Waterloo International to allow for projected growth
and longer trains.
Retain guard or second safety criticl person on all
No commercial TV advertising to be installed on trains,
though CCTV is welcomed.
Reinstate route numbers.
Address the problem of overcrowding in the peaks,
including the introduction of peak hour shuttles.
Provide TVMs that offer all “turn up and go” fares to all
destinations, including “add-ons”.
Ensure that it is easy for everybody to obtain tickets of their
Provide an infrastructure maintenance regime that will allow for
a reliable seven day week timetable
Reinstate the four tracks from Clapham Junction to Waterloo and
reinstate the disused platform at Queenstown Road Battersea
Consider how to provide a human presence at all stations.
This could include renting out facilities to commerce or for
Provide rail access to Heathrow from the South without
compromising the existing rail services, including the existing
pattern of good connections.
Provide a National Rail Card for all age groups.
Provide cheap day return fares after 0930
Protect the alignment of the fourth through track at
grounds of safety, campaign against longitudinal seating.
for boxing day trains.
the time schedule from Clapham Junction to Waterloo.
providing a shuttle train between Virginia Water and Weybridge
instead of buses during times of engineering works.
stations to have step free access.
connections throughout ten car trains for both passengers and
working and clean toilets on all trains and keep passengers
informed of their status.
WLPA COMMITTEE (revised 19th June 2017)
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