Gospel Oak to Barking: stop letting travellers down by passing the buck

Speaking to City AM, Caroline described her frustration at the poor service on the Gospel Oak to Barking line, and the repeated delays in introducing electric trains to replace the unreliable diesel trains that currently run.

"Users of this line have been badly let down.

"The continual excuses and passing of the buck between TfL, Network Rail and the train manufacturer are a perfect case study of everything that is wrong with our railway industry.

“After so many years of poor service, followed by a botched upgrade programme that repeatedly fell behind schedule, the very least train users should expect is some proper answers as to when the new rolling trains will finally be in use. The time for any more excuses is long over.”

Read the full article here in City AM.