Some of EPTUG's achievements
Much of what we
do may never show up on the surface. We lobby, we pressurise and sometimes we
object and only time will tell whether this does good or not.
committees, we meet with councillors, MPs, and the rail and bus operators to
press for improved transport but we cannot of course measure the benefits we
But here are
some of the topics, major and minor. Please judge for yourself.
FGW trains including face to face meetings with two ministers for transport.
Result 5 extra 5 coach trains allocated to FGW.
Heathrow Express to reduce fares on the Connect service to ease pressure on the
Piccadilly Line. Although we gained the support of Hounslow Council and local
politicians, Heathrow Connect as yet unmoved.
Well used between Paddington and Hayes & Harlington
Underused between Hayes & Harlington and Heathrow
Successfully disproved TfL’s case for the West London Tram Project.
some success for new lifts and escalators at local stations.
argued for more bus shelters especially at Southall Station which TfL said could
never be erected.
Secured a bus link to Ealing Hospital for residents of Boston Manor.
Secured a stop
at Christ Church Ealing for the 607 service and successfully secured a Sunday
service and later running on this route.
Fought and won
the re-opening of the South exit at Hanwell Station making access to and from
Hanwell Town much easier.
Station - South Exit
Will open again when Crossrail starts operating their western branch
agreement for Crossrail to provide better frequency of service at Southall and
Hanwell once they start operations in 2019.
into maintaining a regular, albeit infrequent service at Northolt.
Took an active part in discussions with London Overground to provide local residents with what is now thought to be the UK’s most improved service.
Our work goes on
We are pressing
for a more direct bus link from Southall to Terminal 5.
monitoring the NHS reorganisation plans to ensure bus links correspond.
We want to
ensure that the Greenford branch will flourish and not wither away.
We want to help
make sure Old Oak Common is developed for the benefit of Ealing.
We want to make sure that there will be adequate bus access to Crossrail stations.