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c2c railway closures offers a rare chance to travel over a disused railway track
c2c railway closures offers a rare chance to travel over a disused railway track

c2c railway closures offers a rare chance to travel over a disused railway track

Network Rail is warning that the c2c railway between Barking and Fenchurch Street will be closed for six weekends in June and July due to maintenance work on the rail infrastructure. 

May
28
c2c’s oldest trains to get major refurbishement
c2c’s oldest trains to get major refurbishement

c2c’s oldest trains to get major refurbishement

The fleet of c2c's oldest trains that run between Essex and London are to be refurbished as part of a major overhaul.

May
20
More delays for Beam Park station – no decision until later this year
More delays for Beam Park station – no decision until later this year

More delays for Beam Park station – no decision until later this year

The long-running saga about whether a new railway station will be built at Beam Park in East London is unlikely to be resolved anytime soon, as a decision is not expected now until later this year.

Mar
19
Delayed Beam Park station: Viability report expected this spring
Delayed Beam Park station: Viability report expected this spring

Delayed Beam Park station: Viability report expected this spring

The long-running saga over the future of Beam Park station in east London appears to be making some progress, and a report into its viability could be ready by the spring.

Jan
16

c2c expanding London style contactless payments to all stations by year-end

The London to Essex train operator, c2c has confirmed that it will be able to offer London-style contactless payments in all its stations by the end of this year.

Oct
20
2023
First Class 720 train enters passenger service on C2C service
First Class 720 train enters passenger service on C2C service

First Class 720 train enters passenger service on C2C service

The Essex to London train company, c2c, recently celebrated its new Alstom Class 720 trains entering passenger service with a tribute to former Managing Director, Julian Drury.

Oct
09
2023
Weekend engineering work to affect C2C railway services
Weekend engineering work to affect C2C railway services

Weekend engineering work to affect C2C railway services

Weekend engineering work will be taking place along the C2C railway line as part of renewals and maintenance work.

Oct
05
2023
c2c bans e-scooters, e-unicycles, and e-hoverboards from its trains
c2c bans e-scooters, e-unicycles, and e-hoverboards from its trains

c2c bans e-scooters, e-unicycles, and e-hoverboards from its trains

Essex to London train operator, c2c has announced a ban on people bringing e-scooters, e-unicycles, and e-hoverboards on its trains and stations, effective from Monday 4th September 2023.

Aug
16
2023
c2c cracks down on fare evasion
c2c cracks down on fare evasion

c2c cracks down on fare evasion

The London to Essex train operator, c2c says that it is clamping down on fare evaders, with more than £100,000 in prosecution payments taken this year so far.

Aug
03
2023
A plan to extend the Elizabeth line — into Essex and Kent
A plan to extend the Elizabeth line — into Essex and Kent

A plan to extend the Elizabeth line — into Essex and Kent

Less than a year after it opened, another attempt is being proposed to extend the Elizabeth line, this time via a 30-mile loop through parts of Essex and Kent.

Mar
07
2023
Half-price train ticket offer on C2C railway services
Half-price train ticket offer on C2C railway services

Half-price train ticket offer on C2C railway services

If you fancy a cheap trip to Essex, then C2C is offering 1,000 half-price off-peak weekday tickets on c2c trains for travel over the next two weeks.

Nov
01
2021
c2c to stop Oyster card sales from ticket offices
c2c to stop Oyster card sales from ticket offices

c2c to stop Oyster card sales from ticket offices

From the end of next month, the rail operator, c2c will stop selling Oyster cards and won't process top-ups for existing customers through their ticket offices.

Feb
17
2021
Fenchurch Street station may need to move
Fenchurch Street station may need to move

Fenchurch Street station may need to move

A Network Rail report into how to manage capacity on C2C services has suggested that they may need to move Fenchurch Street station.

Aug
18
2020

Half price travel on C2C trains in October

The C2C train operator, which runs trains between Fenchurch Street and Essex is offering half-price off-peak tickets for use during October.

Sep
24
2019
Fenchurch Street station destined for a makeover
Fenchurch Street station destined for a makeover

Fenchurch Street station destined for a makeover

A plan to revamp Fenchurch Street railway station has been submitted to the City of London, to upgrade the internal layout and improve the overall appearance externally.

Sep
10
2019
Major disruption to c2c trains this July-August
Major disruption to c2c trains this July-August

Major disruption to c2c trains this July-August

Due to works on the London Overground extension to Barking Riverside, services on the c2c railway lines in the area are going to be hit with several weeks of serious disruption.

Apr
11
2019
New railway station for East London gets formal approval
New railway station for East London gets formal approval

New railway station for East London gets formal approval

Last week, the necessary final paperwork was signed for a large housing development, that will also include a new railway station on the c2c line out of Fenchurch Street.

Mar
13
2019
DLR station upgrade in pictures
DLR station upgrade in pictures

DLR station upgrade in pictures

The Limehouse DLR station, which also has an interchange with the C2C railway is getting an upgrade at the moment, but it's running rather late.

May
28
2018

Catch the last ever trip on c2c’s Blue Train

c2c, the strangely named train line that runs out of the tiny Fenchurch Street train station towards Southend-on-Sea is having a special event on the 5th March. It will mark the very last day a train will run on their

Jan
26
2011