Barking to Gospel Oak line (2)

Meeting: 
MQT on 2012-03-14
Session date: 
March 14, 2012
Reference: 
2012/0838
Question By: 
Caroline Pidgeon
Organisation: 
Liberal Democrats
Asked Of: 
The Mayor

Question

Further to your answer to MQs 448/2012 and 449/2012, what discussions have been held with train manufacturers and train leasing companies about the prospective supply of electric trains for the Barking to Gospel Oak Line?

Answer

Answer for Barking to Gospel Oak line (2)

Answer for Barking to Gospel Oak line (2)

Answered By: 
The Mayor

TfL has discussed indicative prices and programmes with a train manufacturer for additional electric trains that could be used across the Overground network, including the Barking to Gospel Oak line, subject to electrification. The details of these discussions are commercially sensitive.