Tramlink route 3

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Route 3
Tram Approaching East Croydon - geograph.org.uk - 1192931.jpg
Overview
System Tramlink
Operator Transport for London
Depot Therapia Lane
Route
Locale Croydon, England
Start New Addington
End Wimbledon
Service
Level Daily (5:00am until 1:00am)
Frequency About every 8 minutes
Journey time 45 minutes
Tramlink Route 3
New Addington
King Henry's Drive
Fieldway
Addington Village
Gravel Hill
Coombe Lane
Lloyd Park
Woodside & South Croydon Rly
Park Hill Tunnel
Sandilands Tunnel
Woodside & South Croydon Rly
Route 1, Route 2, and Route 4
Sandilands
Lebanon Road
Brighton Main Line
East Croydon National Rail
Wellesley Road
George Street
West Croydon National Rail London Overground
Church Street
Centrale
Reeves Corner
A236 road
Sutton and Mole Valley Lines
Wandle Park
Waddon Marsh
A23 road and Purley Way
Ampere Way
Therapia Lane
Therapia Lane depot
Beddington Lane
Sutton Loop
to Sutton
&
Sutton & Mole Valley Lines
to Dorking
Mitcham Junction National Rail
Sutton Loop
to Streatham
&
Sutton & Mole Valley Lines
to Peckham Rye
interlaced track
Belgrave Walk
Phipps Bridge
Morden Road
Tooting, Merton
& Wimbledon Rly
Merton Park
Dundonald Road
Wimbledon National Rail London Underground
South Western Main Line
← to Waterloo
to Bournemouth
& Weymouth
&
Sutton Loop
← to Streatham
to Sutton
District line

Tramlink route 3 is one of four tram routes operated as part of the Tramlink network in south London. The route is owned and operated by Transport for London (TfL).

The section between Waddon Marsh and Wimbledon runs broadly along the alignment of the former West Croydon to Wimbledon Line.

Current route[edit]

Route 3

Incidents[edit]

On 9 November 2016, a route 3 tram derailed near Sandilands tram stop killing 7 people and injuring over 50.[1] The cause was excessive speed on a curve, however underlying causes of the tram speeding are under investigation. The driver of the tram has been arrested on suspicion of manslaughter.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Croydon tram: Seven dead and 50 injured after derailment". BBC News. 9 November 2016. Retrieved 10 November 2016. 

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