welcomes local bus announcement
welcomes new bus link to Kingston Hospital
Local MP, Edward Davey,
welcomed the news that his campaign for the restoration
of a bus link between Kingston Hospital and Chessington
has been successful.
Residents, Edward and local councillors had written
numerous letters to London Transport highlighting the
real difficulties residents had trying to get to the
hospital by public transport since the removal of the
route formerly covered by the K2 back in 1993.
Finally, after the campaign the link is now to be
Commenting on the campaign success, Edward said, "At last London Transport
have taken notice of residents' concerns. Many had real
difficulty getting to Kingston Hospital when the former
link was terminated. For many who are reliant upon public
transport it could take up to four changes, using up most
of the day just getting there and back."
"I only hope that London Transport buses finally
acknowledges the other areas in the Borough that we have
highlighted are in desperate need of an improved bus