Centrale
Tramlink
Centrale tram stop with the eponymous shopping centre in the background
General information
LocationTamworth Road,
Croydon
United Kingdom
Operated byTramlink
Platforms1
Construction
AccessibleYes
Other information
Fare zoneLondon fare zones 3, 4, 5 and 6
History
Opened10 December 2005
Passengers
2009–100.610 million total boardings and alightings[1]
2010–110.656 million total boardings and alightings[2]

Centrale tram stop is a stop on the Tramlink service in Croydon town centre, serving the Centrale shopping centre. The tram stop was provided and paid for as part of the development of the shopping centre.

The stop operates as a transport interchange with trams stopping on one side of the platform and local buses on the other. Centrale, West Croydon and East Croydon, operate as Tramlink interchanges within the 'Croydon Loop'.

Connections

Centrale platform signage

London Buses routes 157, 264, 407, 410 and 455 serve the tram stop.

History

On 2 April 2004, The new Centrale shopping centre opened in central Croydon. The facility included a new 1000-space car park, the entrance to which is near the current stop. A tram stop was planned to service the new shopping centre and this was opened on 10 December 2005.

Preceding station Tramlink Following station
Reeves Corner
One-way operation
Tramlink
Wimbledon to Beckenham Junction
West Croydon
Tramlink
Wimbledon to Elmers End
West Croydon
towards Elmers End
Church Street
One-way operation
Tramlink
New Addington to Croydon town centre
West Croydon

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.

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