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Bridging the gap: a step closer to better train services in Tottenham and Edmonton: Lea.Valley.Project.Crane.

Bridging the gap: a step closer to better train services in Tottenham and Edmonton

Tuesday 7 Nov 2017

Video footage has captured the removal of an old railway bridge as part of Network Rail’s £170m Lee Valley Rail programme to build a new track between Stratford and Angel Road stations. Due to be completed in 2019, the project will enable two extra trains per hour and help to boost regeneration in the boroughs of Haringey and Enfield.  

Passengers set to benefit from bumper Christmas: Ordsall Chord Christmas work track

Passengers set to benefit from bumper Christmas

Monday 6 Nov 2017
  • Significant passengers benefits to be realised in the months ahead as Network Rail mega-projects start to draw to a close
  • Less passenger disruption this year despite more than £160m to be invested in the biggest Christmas railway investment programme ever undertaken
  • Thousands of new services and trains start to come into operation in 2018 as a result of the Christmas investment programme 
  • London Bridge station will be all but complete with the final section of the new concourse and brand new platforms 1-5 open for the first time