London SE1 community website

Ticket barriers to be installed at Waterloo

London SE1 website team

Waterloo Station

Between now and December 170 automatic barriers will be installed at the entrance to all main line platforms and in the subway connecting the overground platforms with the tube station.

Network Rail says that the new barriers will play a major part in helping to combat fare evasion and will improve the overall station environment.

To make way for the new gate line retail units between the concourse and the platforms are being removed.

"Waterloo is one of Britain's busiest stations and our work to install ticket barriers has been planned to limit disruption to passengers," says David Pape of Network Rail.

"We look forward to carrying out this upgrade and will be working closely with South West Trains to deliver the benefits that the new gates will bring."

The new barriers are likely to be an interim measure with a major rebuilding of Waterloo Station expected within the next decade which will move the concourse to ground level and extend the platforms closer to Waterloo Road.

The SE1 website is supported by people like you
This article on a map
Map
Keep up with SE1 news

We have three email newsletters for you to choose from:

We are part of
Independent Community News Network
Email newsletter

For the latest local news and events direct to your inbox every Monday, you need our weekly email newsletter SE1 Direct.

7,000+ locals read it every week. Can you afford to miss out?

Read the latest issue before signing up

Archive
News archive from February 1999 to January 2001
Got a story for us?
Contact us with your tip-offs and story ideas.