View Single Post
  #3   Report Post  
Old July 4th 07, 02:48 PM posted to,uk.railway
Peter Masson Peter Masson is offline
external usenet poster
First recorded activity at LondonBanter: Nov 2003
Posts: 559
Default North London Line goes 4-car in early 2011

"Jack Taylor" wrote in message
Mr Thant wrote:
TfL have announced a follow on order for Electrostars, mainly for 4th
cars for their North London Railway fleet:

I could never understand why they didn't order four-car units for the

London line from the outset. You only have to look at the loadings on the
313s to see that additional capacity was desperately needed.

How much platform lengthening will be needed? In most cases it will merely
involve reopening sections of platfrom which have been out of use for years,
but lengthening Willesden Junction high level looks as though it will be