London Trams

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For the history of trams in the city, see Trams in London.
London Trams
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Purpose Oversees Tramlink and future tram projects
Region served
Greater London, UK
Parent organisation
Transport for London

London Trams is the arm of Transport for London that manages Tramlink and future tram projects in Greater London, UK.

Croydon Tramlink[edit]

Main article: Tramlink

The current tram system has only been in operation since May 2000, although previously a service ran along the A23 up until 1951.[1]

Croydon Tramlink has 38 stops along 27 kilometres (17 mi) of track.[2] The system currently has 24 'Flexity Swift' trams and 6 Stadler Variobahn trams in operation.

The tram tracks around Croydon follow 3 main spurs to Beckenham Junction, Wimbledon and Addington, and includes a one-way loop going around Croydon Town Centre where the trams arrive roughly every 1 to 6 minutes.[3]

Other tramways[edit]

A proposed north-south tramway in Central London, called Cross River Tram, has been cancelled for lack of funding in 2008. A scheme called City Tram has also been proposed by the City of London,[citation needed] linking Battersea and Hackney via Elephant and Castle and The City, but does not appear in any of TfL's transport plans.

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