|Mobile||The Barking - Gospel Oak Rail User Group|
We are the Rail Users'
Group for the Barking-Gospel Oak line, and for many years we have been
campaigning for improvements to train services and stations. We have had
a number of successes, including newer trains, Help Points at all stations,
better shelters on platforms and an all-year-round Sunday service. We
warmly welcomed the step-change that occurred when Transport for London
(TfL) and their operators LOROL took over in November 2007. From Day One,
stations were restaffed for the first time in years, the line appeared
on the Tube map and Oyster Pay-As-You-Go could be used. The result has
been a major increase in usage - indeed the line's most pressing problem
is chronic and worsening rush-hour overcrowding. There are still further
improvements that we want to see. These include:
YOU can help our campaign by joining us - the more members we have, the more we can do! Just send a cheque for £3 for a year's membership to the Secretary, 227 Old Church Road, London E4 6RB. (please make cheques payable to Barking-Gospel Oak Line User Group). Members also receive regular Newsletters keeping them up to date with developments and giving advance notice of timetable changes. Join us and help us make this line better for everyone!