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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.


TfL mulls DLR and Overground extensions to Thamesmead

Long mooted plans to create a cross-river rail link across the Thames in East London are being looked at by TfL.


Persistent gremlins means free travel for London Overground’s Goblins

Delays in delivering new trains to London Overground's Gospel Oak to Barking line (GOBLIN) means that travellers will be offered a month's free travel in compensation.


West Hampstead Overground station’s new footbridge

A new footbridge has been opened at West Hampstead Overground station as a late running upgrade slowly progresses.


Night Overground to call at Whitechapel from tonight

Ever since the Night Overground service launched last year, it has skipped Whitechapel station - but not from tonight.


New fleet of London Overground trains shown off

The first of a fleet of new trains for the London Overground and TfL Rail routes has been shown off, with USB charging points and a brand new seat moquette.


Hackney Wick’s brutalist new London Overground station opens

The Southbank Centre has come to Hackney Wick in the form of a stunning new London Overground station, with vast expanses of wood shuttering concrete offset with weathering steel.


Calls for London Overground extension to Lewisham

Lewisham council has issued a call for the Overground to be extended to Lewisham town centre as part of a wider series of improvements to the local rail and DLR networks.


London Overground station at West Hampstead getting a new entrance

Works are underway at the moment at West Hampstead station to build an entirely new and much larger entrance to deal with the problem of the current tiny ticket hall.


London Overground’s night trains extending to Highbury & Islington next week

The Night Overground services are being extend to Highbury & Islington from next Friday (23rd Feb), also linking the Overground to the Night Tube network on the Victoria line for the first time.