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2010, 2019

Information about the Busway proposal

October 20th, 2019|

There has been lots of talk about turning the Abbey Line into a Guided Busway system. This would involve replacing the current railway line with a concrete guided busway. In this post we provide a review of the busway option, in future posts we review of the current railway and in the final post a […]

2010, 2019

Busway back on the table

October 20th, 2019|

On Tuesday  the County Council’s “Growth, Infrastructure, Planning and the Economy Cabinet Panel” is considering a raft of reports following the consultation on the A414 from last February.

The officers’ report to the Cabinet Panel included the following parts:

7.14 The specific mode of MRT will not be identified until the Design Stage. Emerging technology is likely […]

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 […]

112, 2018

New timetable 9 December 2018

December 1st, 2018|

The new timetable for the Abbey Line from 9 December 2018 has just been published by London Northwestern. We have looked over it and we have only spotted two change, they are:

Monday to Friday the service from Watford Junction previously at 17:21 is now at 17:24
Monday to Friday the service from St Albans […]

3107, 2018

South West Herts Growth & Transport Plan 2018

July 31st, 2018|

The South West Herts Growth & Transport Plan (GTP) has recently been published for consultation on the Hertfordshire County Council website.  In this post we provide an overview of the elements of the plan which pertain to the Abbey Line and some of our initial thoughts regarding this.  We would love to hear your thoughts […]

607, 2018

AbFly, CRP, Rail Operator – what are the differences?

July 6th, 2018|

One question which people might want to understand more about is what is the difference between the Abbey Flyer Rail Users’ Group, the Abbey Line Community Rail Partnership and the Rail Operator?

The broad aims of the Abbey Flyer Rail Users’ Group and the Abbey Line Community Rail Partnership are to develop the Abbey Line but […]