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1505, 2019

May 2019 Timetable change

May 15th, 2019|

London Northwestern are making a number of changed to their services into Euston and from 19th May there will be a new timetable in place. Originally there would be no change on the Abbey Line timetable however because of the Abbey Line arriving at Watford Junction at 6:30 with the revised connections would have […]

505, 2019

We are in the top 10 priorities for transport improvements in Hertfordshire!!

May 5th, 2019|

Hertfordshire County Council has published their top 10 priorities in the “Local Transport Plan Delivery Programme”

Local Transport Plan Delivery Programme List of Projects which the County Council will seek to enable or promote being:

Gilston – Sustainable Transport Corridor
Watford Junction development transport infrastructure package
Principle of Sustainable Travel Town
MRN A414 Capacity Scheme (Watford to […]

105, 2019

Abbey Line Passing Loop Feasibility Study: Completed

May 1st, 2019|

We set out to investigate the options for providing an increased service on the Abbey Line.  We are now pleased that since our original request for support back in May 2017 we have now fully completed the Feasibility Study – thank you very much to our members, local councilors Asif Khan, Sandy Walkington & Stephen Giles-Medhurst, Abbey […]

2506, 2018

Abbey Line Passing Loop Feasibility Study: Construction

June 25th, 2018|

AbFly is very please to present to you the result of our crowd funded feasibility study investigating the construction options and cost estimations for the reintroduction of the passing loop at Bricket Wood. You can download the complete study or read the executive summary below.

Executive Summary
The report presents a number of options for the […]

2206, 2018

History at risk : plans to remove the Emergency Railway Control Centre at Bricket Wood

June 22nd, 2018|

In the 1950s, in response to the threat of Soviet aggression. Plans were prepared for the construction of twenty-five atom-bomb-proof control bunkers outside of expected target areas. Only five were completed and the one at Bricket Wood is situated in the trees between the station and Railway Cottages. It was built in about 1954 to […]

1903, 2018

Shuttle bus trial ends

March 19th, 2018|

The shuttle bus which started last year has now been stopped. Originally this was funded by a £129k grant from the Department for Transport but on the 2 March 2018 this grant ran out and as such the Hertfordshire County Council have cancelled the service.

The trial highlighted some of the challenges between rail and […]

2801, 2018

Department for Transport : Community Rail Consultation our response

January 28th, 2018|

The Department for Transport (DfT) have recently conducted a consultation about Community Rail.  We have been in contact with the DfT to give them our thoughts on how Community Rail could be improved – the questions from the DfT and our responses we share with you in this post.

What role can community rail play in […]

1601, 2018

Hertfordshire’s Local Transport Plan (LTP4)

January 16th, 2018|

A copy of Hertfordshire’s Local Transport Plan has been published on the Hertfordshire County Council website, the consultation is open for one more week until 23rd January.  Here are our thoughts on the plan and we encourage you to complete the consultation on the councils website so that the voice of the users of the […]