Rebuilding Fenchurch Street on Tower Gateway DLR site mooted

A DIGITAL signalling solution developed by c2c is viewed as the best option for increasing capacity on the Essex Thameside route out of Fenchurch Street.

Capacity constraint: No 357002 approaches Fenchurch Street on 9 June 2011 forming the 10.35 from Shoeburyness.
Antony Guppy

Network Rail’s Essex Thameside study considered capacity requirements and future options to address growing demand. It predicts additional capacity will be needed as early as the mid-2020s, although it cautions that the estimates on which its assessment was based were made before the full impact of the Covid pandemic is known.


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