Network Rail’s Lee Valley rail programme is set to deliver additional capacity and support a major regeneration scheme, as PHILIP SHERRATT reports

Railways and regeneration have a history of going together. And in north east London, Enfield Council is using a railway scheme to kickstart a £6 billion, 20-year regeneration project planned to incorporate 10,000 new homes and thousands of new jobs.

The scheme is called Meridian Water, based on a development site adjacent to the West Anglia main line near the current Angel Road station. A new Meridian Water station is therefore now at the heart of Network Rail’s £170 million Lee Valley Rail programme, which is planned to complete by May 2019.

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