Arena tram stop (Croydon)

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Arena
Tramlink
Arena tram stop looking north.JPG
Looking north, with the junction visible ahead
Location Woodside,
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) 0.598 million total boardings and alightings[1]
Passengers (2010–11) 0.628 million total boardings and alightings[2]

Coordinates: 51°23′30″N 0°03′30″W / 51.391564°N 0.058324°W / 51.391564; -0.058324 Arena tram stop is a light rail stop in the Woodside area of South Norwood in the London Borough of Croydon in the southern suburbs of London. The stop is located by the Croydon Sports Arena and serves the council estates of Longheath Gardens Estate and Tollgate Estate.

The tram stop is located on a section of line which follows the trackbed of the former Woodside and South Croydon Railway, although there was no station at the location prior to the opening of Tramlink. The stop is at ground level on double track, with platforms on each side of the tracks. Immediately to the east of the station is a junction where services diverge either to the north along a section of route specially constructed for Tramlink, or continue straight ahead along the former railway right of way. Just beyond this junction services bound for Elmers End becomes a single track for the rest of its journey.

The National Cycle Route 21 (the Waterlink Way) crosses the tram lines at Arena.


Preceding tram stop   Tramlink no-text roundel.svg Tramlink   Following tram stop
towards Wimbledon
Tramlink
Wimbledon to Beckenham Junction
Tramlink
Wimbledon to Elmers End
Terminus

See also

References

  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.

External links

  • Woodside & South Croydon railway
  • Arena tram stop on The Trams website


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