Ampere Way tram stop

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Ampere Way
Tramlink
Ampere Way tramstop look east.JPG
Location Croydon, London Borough of Croydon
United Kingdom
Operated by Tramlink
Platforms 2
Construction
Disabled access Yes
Other information
Fare zone London fare zones 3, 4, 5 and 6
History
Opened 2000
Traffic
Passengers (2009–10) 0.715 million total boardings and alightings[1]
Passengers (2010–11) 0.803 million total boardings and alightings[2]
A tram at Ampere Way, 2005
Tram stop layout

Ampere Way is a tram stop in the London Borough of Croydon, serving the Purley Way commercial area. Tramlink trams serve the stop, which is located opposite IKEA Croydon.

When the stop opened, it was named "Ampere Way" in reference to the nearby former Croydon Power Station. The two chimneys from the old power station still exist in the grounds of the IKEA store.

The station was renamed IKEA Ampere Way under a sponsorship deal[3] on 18 October 2006, in order to promote the stop's location near IKEA's Croydon store.[4] By March 2008, the station had reverted to its former name.

The rather historic tramstop is served by trammlink 3 (Wimbledon-New Addington) and tramlink 4 (Therpia Lane-Elmers End).

Connections[edit]

London Buses route 455 serves the tram stop.

Layout[edit]

Side Platform
Eastbound Route 3 towards New Addington Route 4 towards Elmers End
Westbound Route 3 towards Wimbledon Route 4 towards Therapia Lane
Side Platform


Preceding tram stop   Tramlink no-text roundel.svg Tramlink   Following tram stop
towards Wimbledon
Route 3
towards New Addington
Terminus
Route 4
towards Elmers End

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Tram Stop Usage 2009-10 (FOI)" (XLS). Tramlink annual passenger performance 2009-2010. Transport for London. 18 August 2011. Retrieved 28 November 2012. 
  2. ^ "Tramlink numbers 2010-2011" (PDF). Tramlink annual passenger performance 2010-2011. Transport for London. 28 March 2012. Retrieved 28 November 2012. 
  3. ^ Croydon Tramlink - The Unofficial Site
  4. ^ http://www.croydon-tramlink.co.uk

Coordinates: 51°22′57″N 0°07′26″W / 51.3824°N 0.1238°W / 51.3824; -0.1238