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Person “safely taken off rail tracks” at Brookmans Park

Incident caused earlier train disruption

Herts police incident graphic

Hertfordshire police were called to an incident at Brookmans Park this morning following concern for the “welfare of a person on the tracks”.

Railcards can’t be used with the new contactless system

GTR responds to travelcard and fares queries


Welham Green station - image by North Mymms News released under Creative Commons

There have been a number of questions asked by rail uses via Twitter following the announcement that contactless readers - not Oyster card readers - are being installed at Brookmans Park and Welham Green.

North Mymms News contacted Govia Thameslink Railway (GTR) and put the questions to the media team.

Next steps for North Mymms housing development

Dates for your diary - the Local Plan timetable


BrP5 - between Bradmore Lane and Potterells proposed for 290 homes  Image by North Mymms News released under Creative Commons
BrP5 - between Bradmore Lane and Potterells proposed for 290 homes
Image by North Mymms News released under Creative Commons
Two weeks ago the public consultation period for the 140 new and re-promoted sites put forward for inclusion in the Welwyn Hatfield Local Plan closed. An estimated 10,000 comments had been received by Welwyn Hatfield Borough Council (WHBC). 42 of the new and re-promoted sites are in North Mymms and could accommodate more than 3,200 homes. WHBC says there will now be a year-long process culminating in the adoption of the new Local Plan next summer.

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