August 2 2014 Latest news:
John Phillips , Senior Reporter
Wednesday, April 4, 2012
Train passengers will be able to enjoy a day out over the bank holiday weekend, c2c said today.
The train company will run a Sunday service between Good Friday and bank holiday Monday and a normal Saturday service.
Trains between Barking and Dagenham will have eight carriages and no engineering works are planned.
Kevin Frazer, c2c operations director, said: “We know the long Easter weekend is a really popular time for families to travel by train, so we’re delighted we’re able to operate longer trains with no disruption from engineering works this year.
A spokesman added: “It’s good news for passengers who want to travel with c2c this Easter, as they’ll be able to enjoy a day out over the bank holiday weekend.” For more information, log on to www.c2c-online.co.uk.
Two men accused with the murder of Dagenham dad-of-two Neill Buchel have this afternoon denied the charge, with a third yet to plead.
A family-run pie and mash shop has closed after 20 years of feeding the people of Dagenham.
Mayor of London Boris Johnson visited Barking Riverside this morning, to launch a set of capital-wide infrastructure requirements for the next half-century.
First World War hero Job Drain will be remembered with a commemorative paving stone outside the Broadway Theatre next month.