DLR ENHANCEMENTS APPROVED

AUTHORITY TO enhance Docklands Light Railway services courtesy of £281 million from the Housing Infrastructure Fund was granted by Transport for London’s Programmes and Investment Committee on 11 December.

The enhancements will see TfL purchase up to 14 additional trains from CAF, in addition to an order for 43 already placed, further expand Beckton depot and contribute to enabling works at Poplar depot to support a wider commercial development scheme featuring up to 1,740 homes. It is estimated the enhancements will unlock up to 12,000 new homes in total.

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