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A weekly round-up of London’s rail transport news…
Victims of domestic abuse who need emergency travel to escape to a shelter in another town will not have to pay for their travel, the train companies have announced.
The Natural History Museum has shown off plans to revamp the space in front of the museum, including putting a dinosaur in the garden.
One of the most significant discoveries of Early Neolithic pottery ever uncovered in London has now been proven to be 5,500 years old
Carters, the Victorian steam fair has cold boilers due the lockdown and wont be travelling in the near future – but you can still have the fun of the fair at home.
Considering how iconic Tower Bridge is as a symbol of London, it’s difficult to believe that just 50 years ago there were plans to replace it with a tunnel.
If you were to wander though the Natural History Museum shop (currently closed of course), then you might spy some really quite astonishing 3D pictures.
Opposite today’s Bow Church DLR station used to stand a much grander station, and in front was a tall Victorian memorial, erected in 1872 to celebrate a protest against a tax on matches.
A cave and Christian shrine thought to date from the 14th century has been discovered by rail workers delivering landslip repair works near Guildford.
If you’re stuck at home and want to do something good, then the National Archives is seeking volunteers to help transcribe First World War Royal Navy service records for a free online database it is building.
In an area where most of the old roads were swallowed up by the railway, Craven Passage is a rare survivor of a path that dates back to when the area first started to be developed.
Since the order to avoid going outside unless essential, and avoid travel, passengers numbers on London’s trains have plunged by 95 percent, while bus passengers are down by 85 percent.