Friday, 9 February 2018


BGORUG Newsletter

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.

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 12:45
Saturday 3 February Barking - South Tottenham until 08:30
Sunday 25 March Barking - South Tottenham until 12:45
Saturday 7 April - Sunday 8 April Barking - Gospel Oak whole weekend
Sunday 6 May Barking - South Tottenham until 12:30
Sunday 10 June Barking - Gospel Oak all day
Sunday 24 June Barking - South Tottenham all day

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

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