Barking to Gospel Oak Line (2)

Meeting: 
MQT on 2008-10-15
Session date: 
October 15, 2008
Reference: 
2008/2285
Question By: 
Jennette Arnold
Organisation: 
Labour Group
Asked Of: 
The Mayor

Question

I note that you have instructed TfL to investigate whether the current order for 2-car trains on the Barking to Gospel Oak Line can be amended to 3-car trains. When will we know whether TfL has taken on board your instructions?

Answer

Answer for Barking to Gospel Oak Line (2)

Answer for Barking to Gospel Oak Line (2)

Answered By: 
The Mayor

TfL is in discussion with LOROL, the train operator, who is purchasing the new trains to confirm the cost of extending them to 3-car trains. TfL does not currently have the funding to purchase an additional car.