London Overground's 24-hour service launch date has been announced

MayorLondonSadiqKhanhasrevealedtheLondonOvergroundwilllaunchitsonDecember15. TrainswillrunthroughthenightonweekendsbetweenNewCrossGateandDalstonJunction,beforeextendingtoHighbury&Islingtoninthenewyear. Alongsidetheannouncement,Khansaid:“I’mdelightedthatwecanbringnightservicestotheeastLondonlineforthefirsttimeevernextmonth. “TheNightTubehasprovensuchasuccesswithLondoners,IknowtheNightOvergroundwillhelpthousandsmorewhoareworkingthroughthenightoroutenjoyingourcapital’snightlife.” NadiaWyse,Printworks’venuedirector,said:“ForLondontobesuccessfulasaculturalcapitalandattractthebesteventsandtalentfromaroundtheworld,itneedsavibrantnighttimeeconomysupportedbyitstransportnetworks. “TfL’sannouncementthatallnightLondonOvergroundserviceswillpassthroughCanadaWaterisfantasticnewsforpeoplevisitingourevents.” TheannouncementmarksmorepositivenewsforLondon’snight-timeeconomy,followingthe. Via:] PatrickHintonisMixmag’sDigitalStaffWriter,followhimon

20 Nov - by BarbaraDunlop