Ampere Way
Tramlink
General information
LocationCroydon, London Borough of Croydon
United Kingdom
Operated byTramlink
Platforms2
Construction
AccessibleYes
Other information
Fare zoneLondon fare zones 3, 4, 5 and 6
History
Opened30 May 2000; 23 years ago (2000-05-30)
Passengers
2009–100.715 million total boardings and alightings[1]
2010–110.803 million total boardings and alightings[2]

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.

A tram at Ampere Way, 2005
Tram stop layout

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 tram stop is served by tram services between Elmers End/Beckenham Junction and Wimbledon.

Connections

London Buses route S4 serves the tram stop.

Preceding station Tramlink Following station
Therapia Lane
towards Wimbledon
Tramlink
Wimbledon to Beckenham Junction
Waddon Marsh
Tramlink
Wimbledon to Elmers End
Waddon Marsh
towards Elmers End

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.
  3. ^ Croydon Tramlink – The Unofficial Site
  4. ^ http://www.croydon-tramlink.co.uk

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