Victoria Coach Station is saved


London’s Victoria Coach Station — threatened with closure to make way for major redevelopment and the possible construction of a north/south Crossrail Underground line — has been saved. Transport for London announced in August that it will remain the main coach hub in the UK capital, although it will also work with industry, transport operators, passenger groups and the London boroughs to identify additional sites around Greater London to support Victoria, which was opened in 1932 and is Grade II listed. ‘This would help to ensure that the city continues to be adequately and safely served by coaches, providing alternative options to passengers and reducing coach movements in central London,’ it says.

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