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Transport for London is increasing the capacity of the London Overground by 25 per cent in response to increased demand for the service.
Mayor Boris Johnson said five car trains would be introduced due to the success of the line which was completed at the end of 2012 with the link from Surrey Quays to Clapham Junction.
Journeys into work were disrupted on Monday morning with Southeastern and Southern train services both hit by the bad weather.
Freezing temperatures and evening snowfall also meant the C2C was running a reduced service and the Overground was closed between Surrey Quays and Clapham Junction.
Trains linking Canary Wharf direct to Gatwick and Stansted could be the next step of the area's transport network.
Crossrail is planned for 2018 but a group from Sussex is looking beyond that by proposing the route, which would also put commuters from Brighton on a direct route to the financial centre.
Mayor of London Boris Johnson has unveiled plans to transform Greenwich's rail services promising to make them, "more punctual, more reliable and cheaper."
His proposal would see suburban services integrated with the underground and increase train numbers by operating a turn up and go service.
A proposed train timetable for the Olympic period has come under fire from a transport watchdog and Greenwich Council.
London Travelwatch has written to Southeastern to object to its Olympic scheduling.