Latest News 16 January 2018
Barking - Gospel Oak rail passenger services resumed operation on Monday 15 January, running to a timetable with an improved late evening service. http://content.tfl.gov.uk/
All the overhead wires along the line should now be assumed to be live and carrying 25,000 volts AC. An electric test train was operated between Gospel Oak and South Tottenham on 11 January.
The following line closures are planned:
Sunday 28 January Barking - South Tottenham until
Saturday 3 February Barking - South Tottenham until
BGORUG has issued a new newsletter http://barking-gospeloak.org.
This gives the latest news on the electrification work, the delivery of our new electric trains, the lifting of Crouch Hill road bridge and advice on how to claim refunds and compensation from TfL for all the disruption passengers have suffered over the last two years.
Network Rail issued a new press release for the reopening of the line. Gospel Oak to Barking electrification
TfL also issued a new press release on the reopening. TfL Press Release - London Overground’s Gospel Oak to Barking line to re-open as electrification of the line nears completion