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The man in charge of regeneration in Newham has called for Stratford International to finally live up to its name.

Eurostar refuses to stop at the station, which was built in 2009, instead linking the Channel Tunnel route with Ebbsfleet and St Pancras.

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Eurostar hasn't completely dismissed the notion of stopping at Stratford, but admits it has "no immediate plans" to do so.

Stratford International station had been billed as London's second Eurostar station before it opened in 2006, but it remains out in the cold in the current set-up.

aa-nov5-thamesgateway7.jpgImproving transport links to east London is essential to safeguard the economy of the region.

The topic was one of a number discussed at the Thames Gateway Forum at The Indigo2 yesterday, which drew together agencies and organisations involved in developing the region flanking the river east of Canary Wharf.

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