News from Barking – Gospel Oak Line User Group:
Following the failure of Transport Secretary Justine to announce the Barking – Gospel Oak Line among the electrification schemes include... to Parliament on 16 July, Islington North and Walthamstow MPs Jeremy Corbyn & Stella Creasy have both contacted BGOLUG and said that they will jointly take the matter up with the Secretary of State when Parliament reconvenes.
London Assembly members Jennette Arnold and Caroline Pidgeon have also expressed their support for electrification of the line and ending the farcical situation where both the Transport Secretary and the London Mayor, Boris Johnson, both claim that the other is responsible for the line.
I wonder if either of our MPs will add their support?
Further to this
BBC Radio 4 programme this Thursday
This Thursday at 12 noon on BBC Radio 4, the programme You and Yours will be featuring a discussion about the freight trains on the GOBLIN Line with five residents on a bridge in E17. The discussion will be followed in the studio by a questio-and-answer session with Network Rail representatives. Worth listening into if you can, or catching later on i-player. The programme can be found here http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b006qps9 They will be keen to hear from members of the public, so if you have something to add, do email or tweet or text the programme on the day.