Not much more than 16 months after Abbey Wood’s Crossrail station opened,
Bexley Council has pretty much finished the road that services it. Once again
there is a bus stop and what passes for a shelter reasonably close to the station.
Already the complaints have landed in my Inbox, the bus shelters are totally inadequate and not only because there are no electronic destination indicators. Perhaps there will be later, there are some suspicious looking metal boxes close to each one.
The complaint is that when the wind is blowing the rain about as it was yesterday evening the shelters are “woefully inadequate”. The old bus shelter is now a cycle rack and is no good as an overflow bus shelter.
It’s penny pinching and not what was promised at the outset two years ago.
An operational pedestrian crossing does not seem to have stopped cars parking on the
zig-zags and dropping off train passengers.
There are more pictures here.