Mayor must lobby Osborne to address rail electrification in Spending Review, says Assembly

I supported a motion yesterday which called on the Mayor to lobby George Osborne, Chancellor of the Exchequer, to ensure that rail electrification is introduced on the Barking to Gospel Oak Line before Crossrail opens in 2018. The Motion which I seconded, was agreed unanimously by the Assembly yesterday. The Government was asked to ensure … Continue reading Mayor must lobby Osborne to address rail electrification in Spending Review, says Assembly

Funding provided for West Anglia Rail service

Following the announcement today that Transport for London and the London Enterprise Panel will fund the shortfall in the West Anglia Route, I am delighted to hear that the shortfall for funding along the West Anglia Route has been provided by TfL and the London Enterprise Panel.  For too long local residents have  put up with … Continue reading Funding provided for West Anglia Rail service

TfL want to improve local West Anglia Rail service

Local London Assembly Member Joanne McCartney questioned the heads of London Rail, Transport for London yesterday about poor local rail services in Enfield and Haringey along the West Anglia route. TfL have asked the Department of Transport  to take over this franchise. Geoff Hobbs, Head of Planning at London Rail, TfL and Howard Smith, CEO … Continue reading TfL want to improve local West Anglia Rail service