Night tube ELL to run to Highbury & Islington from February 23

The East London Line night time service from New Cross Gate to Dalston is being extended two more stops. City AM reports:The Night Overground service is set to be extended to Canonbury and Highbury & Islington from Friday 23 February after coming to the London Overground in December.Since 15 December, there have been 24-hour services ...

East London Line closure due to safety fears

The lack of ELL service this morning is due to problems with the trains. The BBC reports:"Services on the London Overground network have been disrupted after engineers were forced to take trains off the tracks amid "safety" fears."Part of the braking system is understood to have fallen off from one of its trains "within the ...

New Cross Night Tube debuts in December

TfL has announced that its successful Night Tube service will be extended to the East London Line between Dalston and New Cross Gate on Friday and Saturday nights, starting on December 15th. The plans were first revealed in July.The service will allow people to travel throughout the night and connect with the equivalent Jubilee Line ...

TfL works out how to add 4 trains per hour to East London Line peak

A new strategy paper from TfL reports that increasing the capacity of the East London Line will be cheaper, easier and faster than previously expected, allowing them to reduce peak time overcrowding. London Reconnections reports:In the case of the ELL, it has become possible to increase the frequency by removing signalling constraints long before anyone imagined ...

New Cross Night Tube from December

The current Night Tube serviceIt's been heavily teased, but TfL have now confirmed that a 'Night Tube' service will be coming to the East London Line, stopping tantalisingly-close to Brockley. Until now, Canada Water was the closest station on offer. The Standard reports:The capital’s 24-hour transport network was expanded again today after it was announced the ...

East London Line trains could get juiced to 24tph

The most recent minutes from TfL's Programmes and Investment Committee notes that they are exploring the possibility of using new digital control systems to amp-up the East London Line service and deliver 24 trains per hour, rather than the current peak of 16.Digital signalling effectively means that computers drive the trains and can do so ...

Brockley’s Crossrail connection completed

Whitechapel station, which will provide an interchange between the East London Line and the Elizabeth Line, is now ready to take five-car ELL trains.Gary Stevens, Operational Task Manager, Whitechapel said: "Customers using Whitechapel station via London Overground will now be able to use full lengths of platforms 5 & 6 as there is no need ...

East London Line part-closure, July 30 – August 7

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No Brockley or Honor Oak train services today

Main line and East London Line services through Brockley Station are still disrupted following the emergence of a gaping 50 feet-deep hole beneath the tracks at Forest Hill yesterday.All day, no service btn New Cross Gate and Crystal Palace / West Croydon due to a track fault at Forest Hill pic.twitter.com/4yTzn7XtPR— London Overground (@LDNOverground) July ...

Forest Hillhole creates (more) Southern chaos

Rham Jas: You'd be surprised what you'll be willing to do, when the Lamia comes for you.- Drag Me To HellA gaping chasm has opened on the site of an ancient Indian burial ground in Forest Hill, spawning travel chaos on Southern and ELL routes. The Evening Standard writes:The hole, reported to be 50ft deep, ...