c2c launched a three-month consultation yesterday (October 28) on a proposed new timetable intended to relieve crowding and improve connections.
The operator proposes more capacity at busiest periods with 16% more trains in the morning peak, creating a metro-style service by stopping at Barking, West Ham and Limehouse, and four trains per hour minimum at every station during peak time.
There are also proposals for new weekend trains, with regular trains to Stratford and London Liverpool Street. The timetable is designed to start in December 2015,
- For more details, see RAIL 761, published on November 12