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London’s newest train station – Barking Riverside

In an empty wasteland surround by a mix of empty fields and derelict buildings, a brand new railway station is being built for the London Overground.


West Hampstead overground station upgrade completed

West Hampstead's London Overground station has -- rather later than originally expected -- completed a major upgrade.


London railway upgrades – a progress report

One of the periodic reports from TfL has been released with details of ongoing network upgrades across the networks it controls over the past few months.


More trains on the London Overground

There will be a more frequent and earlier trains on parts of the London Overground from next week.


More trains on the London Overground from next week.

People using the London Overground line between Watford and Euston will have a more frequent service from next during off-peak hours.


London Overground to run Boxing Day services for the first time

The London Overground is traditionally closed on Boxing Day, but this year, some of it will be running a service.


Hackney Central Overground station could get a second entrance

A second entrance for Hackney Central station to deal with overcrowding is being explored as part of a joint project between the council and Transport for London.


A month of free travel on the London Overground

As compensation for the lengthy delays on the Gospel Oak to Barking line, September will be a month of free travel, funded by the train manufacturer.


New entrance opens at West Hampstead station

Nealy a year later than planned, the cramped old ticket hall leading down narrow stairs at West Hampstead station have been replaced with a huge new entrance building and much wider staircases.


Watford High Street station to close for repair works

The London Overground station at Watford High Street is having to close for upgrade works next month to repair an aging staircase.


London Overground moves closer to building a West London extension

A long running campaign to open up a freight railway in West London for passenger use has received a boost from a supportive TfL report into the line.


New trains finally for the London Overground

After oodles of delays, the first of the long awaited electric trains come into service on the Gospel Oak to Barking length of the London Overground this morning.


Reversal as London Overground ticket offices to remain open

Although earmarked to be closed, most of London Overground ticket offices are to remain open, after the Mayor of London diverted an additional £5m funding from London’s business rates.


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.


More problems for London Overound’s Gospel Oak to Barking line

In a couple of weeks time, services on the troubled Gospel Oak to Barking section of the London Overground are set to get even worse.