Weekend trains to run on East London Line

PUBLISHED: 08:00 14 May 2010 | UPDATED: 16:01 05 October 2010

THIS weekend will see trains running on the newly opened East London line for the first time. The line is currently operating under preview running status, with a limited Monday to Friday, Dalston Junction to New Cross Gate service.

THIS weekend will see trains running on the newly opened East London line.

The line is currently operating under "preview running" status, with a limited Monday to Friday, Dalston Junction to New Cross Gate service.

This service will now run through this coming weekend before a full service Dalston Junction to West Croydon starts on May 23.

Ian Brown, Managing Director of TfL London Rail, said: "The first section of the new route has bedded in very well and we are now ready to ramp up the service in preparation for the opening of the second section on 23 May ahead of schedule and on budget."

The service will now operate through the coming weekend and the following week at these times:

- Saturday May 15: 7am to 8pm.

- Sunday May 16: 8.20am to 8pm

- Monday May 17 to Friday May 21: 7am to 8pm

- Saturday May 22: 7am to 8pm.

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