How bad is Clapton train station?
This is a subject that is very dear to my heart, albeit only on my morning commute. Clapton train station is at the end of my street, and so my journey into work should be an easy one. But it aint, because I either walk the extra ten minutes to get to Rectory Road for a normal service, or, increasingly less so these days, I submit to the agony of waiting at Clapton for a train that is invariably late (or, occasionally, doesnt turn up at all) followed by a 10 minute journey being squeezed into a packed, sweaty train. Is it me, or is that the worst station ever? And more importantly, can we do something to improve it? I know that there’s a junction just outside the station for the trains that go on to Stanstead, but there must be a way of improving the service at peak times, such as – here’s an out of the box suggestion – putting on more than four trains an hour….