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Traffic light for turning right towards Elmers End Roadstuck on red again

Reported via mobile in the Stuck on red category anonymously at 23:03, Thursday 20 January 2022

Sent to TfL less than a minute later. TfL ref: FMS3255976.

This happened a few weeks ago (and I can see several previous reports) but it happened again tonight. Despite multiple vehicles queuing to turn right the traffic light for turning right towards Crystal Palace remained stuck on red for two cycles. This resulted in me getting stuck in the box junction as we all moved forward on the expectation the light would go green as it was supposed to (I use this junction most days) and then it just didn't happen. The person behind me had moved forward too, so there was nowhere for me to go. I waited two cycles and then managed to switch lanes to go straight on, even though that was the wrong direction for me. I will now probably get a fine for being in the box junction, which is really frustrating.

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  • Thank you for taking the time to report this to us. It is much appreciated. This was investigated by our team and we were unable to find any defects, or issues at this location. This could be because it has already been resolved. However, if the problem remains, you either resubmit your report with some more information and a photo. Alternatively, you can contact our customer services team on 0343 222 1234 or by using this web form: https://tfl.gov.uk/ help-and-contact/ contact-us-about-streets-and-other-road-issues

    State changed to: No further action

    Posted by TfL at 23:30, Thursday 20 January 2022

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