Hackney to Croydon at last: all we’ve been waiting for

Now you can go to Croydon. Better, you can come back

TEN THOUSAND all-zone travelcards, along with tickets of a type used on the Dalston-Broadgate railway that closed in 1986, were given away as part of a promotion to  mark the start of the 7-day-a-week Dalston Junction-West Croydon service on the East London Line.

The publicity stunt ended the limited service that started in April.

Press on this hyperlink map to see the links you can make from the Ell. Apologies for the map’s lack of clarity.

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* Last trains: from Dalston Junction Sundays 23.28, weekdays 23.40; from West Croydon going north to DJ Sundays 22.57, weekdays 23.22. Get a timetable booklet at stations on the Ell.

* Loving Dalston’s chronicle of the East London Line and its launch delays: press April hyperlink or click links below: The ELL starts runningThe line derails cyclists, Station again fails to open
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