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London Overground completes work to increase capacity by one quarter

6 January 2016 | By Katie Sadler, Digital Content Producer, Global Railway Review

According to London Overground, work to increase capacity on East London, West London, North London and Euston to Watford routes by 25 percent is now complete. A £320 million investment programme has helped increase the number of carriages on each train from four to five providing room for an extra…

Public consultation for the new Crossrail 2 is launched

28 October 2015 | By Kate Douetil

A public consultation has been launched as the next step forward in the development of the new Crossrail 2, which could bring huge economic benefits across the UK. To help relieve the increasing pressure on London’s transport network, Crossrail 2 would serve central London through an underground tunnelled section, between…

TfL awards London Overground train contract to Bombardier

19 June 2015 | By Katie Sadler, Digital Content Producer, Global Railway Review

Transport for London (TfL) has awarded a £260 million contract to Bombardier Transportation for the supply of new London Overground trains serving East and North East London...

Crossrail and London Overground operator MTR experiences strong global growth

17 March 2015 | By Katie Sadler, Digital Content Producer, Global Railway Review

MTR Corporation has announced strong global growth in the 2014 full-year results. The operator, which will run Crossrail of behalf of Transport for London (TfL), has seen revenue grow by 3.7% to £3.499bn and post-tax underlying profits from its recurrent business increase by 7.9% to £699m.