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London’s Forgotten Railway

1 March 2006

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The report makes a series of recommendations to boost current plans and improve the Norrth London Line’s frequency and capacity, including:

  • The Department of Transport securing funding from the freight industry and port developers for alternative freight routes
  • Three door carriages for passengers to board and alight quicker
  • Real time information screens similar to the Tube and Docklands Light Railway
  • Transport for London (TfL) to electrify the Gospel Oak to Barking stretch of the line, which only runs diesel trains
  • TfL and Network Rail to develop a timetable for step-free access to stations.