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Southern leads the charge with new electric car power points

Southern is to install 50 Electric Vehicle Charging Points (EVCPs) in station car parks across its network

The installation will cost £375,000, and will be funded by the Office of Low Emission Vehicles (OLEV) as part of an initiative to install more points across the South East. 

Southern already has EVCPs at 10 stations with 13 more stations planned to have charging points over the coming months.

Southern Head of Environment Sandra Norval said: “We’re on target for installation of most of the 50 EVCPs by the end of March, with the final few to come soon after.”

Stations with ECVPs: Purley, South Croydon, Coulsdon South, Whyteleafe, Norbury, East Grinstead, Dorking, Redhill, Eastbourne and Brighton.

Planned ECVP installations: Three Bridges, Horsham, Ashtead, Lingfield, Crawley, Crowborough, Ham Street, Hove, Chichester, Barnham, Hassocks, Arundel and Rye.

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  • Peter Chan - 12/10/2015 23:58

    This is misleading, South Central simply install these for some reasons which has never been disclosed. But they have no policy to reserve this for electric car to use and the parking spaces are usually occupied by non electric car. In additional a number of charging points are faulty and never get repaired.

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