This Saturday there will be a chance to board a steam train in East London as it runs a route from Southend to the Bluebell Railway.
A listed modernist railway station is set to be restored to its original 1950s appearance.
TfL has formally awarded the contract that will let construction of the London Overground extension to Barking Riverside commence next year.
Permission has been given for the London Overground to be extended to a new housing development at Barking riverside.
In 2008, the incoming Mayor of London scrapped plans for a DLR extension to Dagenham Dock. In 2014, the outgoing Mayor of London announced plans for a London Overground extension, almost to Dagenham Dock.
Some 800 years ago, a church was built in the grounds of the existing Barking Abbey and while the Abbey has long since vanished, the church still remains as a cornerstone of Christian worship in the town. The Abbey itself…