Barking to Gospel Oak line (2)

Meeting: 
MQT on 2012-02-22
Session date: 
February 22, 2012
Reference: 
2012/0450
Question By: 
Caroline Pidgeon
Organisation: 
Liberal Democrats
Asked Of: 
The Mayor

Question

As you know, passenger numbers on the Barking - Gospel Oak Line have massively increased since 2007. Given this increase will you fund new platform shelters and canopies at Leytonstone High Road (Eastbound), Leyton Midland Road, Blackhorse Road, South Tottenham, Harringay Green Lanes and Upper Holloway (Eastbound)?

Answer

Answer for Barking to Gospel Oak line (2)

Answer for Barking to Gospel Oak line (2)

Answered By: 
The Mayor

Since TfL launched London Overground in 2007 it has carried out a comprehensive programme of improvement works at stations across the network. At the stations you list, this has included redecoration of and repairs to existing shelters.

As passenger numbers grow, TfL will continue to review the facilities provided at Overground stations although any improvements will be subject to availability of funding and will need to be balanced against competing demands on TfL's budget.