Meridian Water station in north-east London opened on June 3, serving a huge regeneration scheme on former industrial land.
The £46million, three-platform interchange will be served by Greater Anglia trains on the Lea Valley route, and replaces nearby Angel Road, one of inner London’s
A 5.5km third track has been laid between Stratford and Meridian Water to provide additional capacity and relieve congestion on the Liverpool-Street-Cambridge route. This will allow GA to operate two extra trains per hour in each direction at peak times.
Enfield Council has provided £40m towards the cost of Meridian Water as part of the proposed £6billion redevelopment of the area, which it is hoped will eventually provide 10,000 new homes and 6,000 jobs.
Construction of the first 725 homes starts in 2020 and will be complete in 2022.
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