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Canary Wharf cycle bridge delayed due to funding shortage

Plans for a pedestrian and cyclist bridge across the Thames linking Rotherhithe to Canary Wharf have been put on hold, due to a shortage of funding.


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Major upgrade planned for Norwood Junction railway station

A somewhat shabby, and yet quite busy station in South London could get a major makeover if plans by Network Rail are approved.


DLR station upgrade funding approved

Initial funding to improve a number of DLR stations in the Royal Docks area has been approved by the Mayor of London.


Engineering train travels full length of the Northern Line Extension for the first time

The Northern Line Extension to Battersea has passed a milestone after an engineering train successfully travelled the entire length of the new tunnels from Kennington to Battersea, for the first time.


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Past and present photos of Crossrail construction sites

It's often nostalgic to look back at places that have been torn asunder by major construction sites and think, goodness, it really did look like that.


TfL to order a fleet of new DLR trains

Transport for London (TfL) has finally awarded a contract to replace the oldest of its DLR trains, although the contract had been due to be awarded last year.


A mysterious door appears at Bank tube station

If you were to wait for a southbound Northern line train at Bank tube station you might have noticed that a strange door has appeared on the wrong side of the railway tracks.


See a Steam Train on the London Underground next weekend

Next weekend (22nd-23rd June) there will be a chance to see a steam train running along part of the District line as part of its 150th anniversary.


London Transport Museum makes hi-res photos available online

The London Transport Museum has put high resolution images of over 500 artefacts and artworks from its heritage collection onto Google's Arts & Culture platform.


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Now you can use your Fitbit to pay for tube travel

If you're one of those fit people who wear a Fitbit device on your wrist, did you know it can also pay for your train travel?


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London Underground’s 30th tube map cover now available

Last week you might have noticed the pocket sized tube maps handed out in tube stations changed — with a new cover design. Art on the Underground’s 30th tube map cover commission is by former Turner prize winning French artist