Your guide to London's culture and transport news and events taking place across the city.

Your guide to London's culture and transport news and events taking place across the city.

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Weekend engineering work to affect C2C railway services
Weekend engineering work to affect C2C railway services

Weekend engineering work to affect C2C railway services

Weekend engineering work will be taking place along the C2C railway line as part of renewals and maintenance work.

Oct
05
2023
HS2 will reach a scaled-back Euston station – but Northern expansion cancelled
HS2 will reach a scaled-back Euston station – but Northern expansion cancelled

HS2 will reach a scaled-back Euston station – but Northern expansion cancelled

A significantly cut back HS2 railway will reach Euston station, but won't be extended past Birmingham, the Prime Minister, Rishi Sunak, has announced.

Oct
04
2023
Tube strikes this week are CANCELLED
Tube strikes this week are CANCELLED

Tube strikes this week are CANCELLED

Good news for commuters, as the tube strike on the London Underground this Wednesday and Friday has been called off.

Oct
03
2023
LNER increases Sunday train services to cope with increased demand
LNER increases Sunday train services to cope with increased demand

LNER increases Sunday train services to cope with increased demand

LNER says that it is meeting an increase in demand from leisure travellers by adding more services and thousands more seats on trains between Yorkshire and London on Sundays

Sep
26
2023
Giant spider puppeteer among local creatives moving into Bow’s new permanent home
Giant spider puppeteer among local creatives moving into Bow’s new permanent home

Giant spider puppeteer among local creatives moving into Bow’s new permanent home

The Bow Arts Trust has welcomed the first local artists to its 70 new, affordable creative studios at the Three Waters development in Bromley-by-Bow, East London.

Sep
24
2023
Improving safety on the DLR: Railway workers equipped with geofencing warning kits
Improving safety on the DLR: Railway workers equipped with geofencing warning kits

Improving safety on the DLR: Railway workers equipped with geofencing warning kits

Staff working on the Docklands Light Railway (DLR) are being supplied with warning kits that will beep when they move out of safe areas on the railway tracks.

Sep
19
2023
Stansted Express resumes its off-peak 15-minute frequency train service
Stansted Express resumes its off-peak 15-minute frequency train service

Stansted Express resumes its off-peak 15-minute frequency train service

Stansted Express trains between London Liverpool Street and Stanstead Airport will be resuming their off-peak four trains per hour service later this year.

Sep
15
2023
Network Rail completes New Cross railway upgrades
Network Rail completes New Cross railway upgrades

Network Rail completes New Cross railway upgrades

An upgrade project to improve the railway tracks at New Cross in southeast London was completed over the August Bank Holiday weekend.

Sep
08
2023
You might be able to see a comet in the skies this weekend
You might be able to see a comet in the skies this weekend

You might be able to see a comet in the skies this weekend

A recently discovered comet should be visible early in the morning for the next few days if the British weather permits.

Sep
08
2023
Greater Anglia providing virtual tours of its new train fleet to help people travel with confidence
Greater Anglia providing virtual tours of its new train fleet to help people travel with confidence

Greater Anglia providing virtual tours of its new train fleet to help people travel with confidence

A first for the rail industry, the virtual train tours have been designed for all of Greater Anglia's new train types to support journey planning

Sep
07
2023
Flash sale on Northern Rail train tickets
Flash sale on Northern Rail train tickets

Flash sale on Northern Rail train tickets

It's not London (sorry!), but for those who are interested, there's a flash sale on Northern Railway train tickets for journeys across much of the north of England.

Sep
04
2023
Luton DART carries its one millionth passenger
Luton DART carries its one millionth passenger

Luton DART carries its one millionth passenger

The Luton DART, a shuttle railway linking London Luton Airport to the nearby railway station has welcomed its one-millionth passenger on board, just 147 days after opening.

Sep
01
2023
Get ready to ride the festive rails: LNER releases Christmas tickets for advance booking
Get ready to ride the festive rails: LNER releases Christmas tickets for advance booking

Get ready to ride the festive rails: LNER releases Christmas tickets for advance booking

London North Eastern Railway (LNER) has released hundreds of thousands of tickets for the Christmas and New Year train travel from today.

Aug
31
2023
Eurostar launches new ski service for UK customers looking for a green way to travel to the Alps
Eurostar launches new ski service for UK customers looking for a green way to travel to the Alps

Eurostar launches new ski service for UK customers looking for a green way to travel to the Alps

Eurostar has announced sales for the brand-new Eurostar Snow service leaving from London to the Alps via Lille Europe.

Aug
29
2023
Paddington station opens a new travel lounge for passengers with disabilities and reduced mobility
Paddington station opens a new travel lounge for passengers with disabilities and reduced mobility

Paddington station opens a new travel lounge for passengers with disabilities and reduced mobility

The new lounge, which is adjacent to the taxi rank on the upper deck at London Paddington has opened, providing passengers who use the assistance programme with accessible wheelchair spaces, reduced mobility seating and a customer information screen.

Aug
23
2023
There’s a Batman pop-up exhibition coming to London
There’s a Batman pop-up exhibition coming to London

There’s a Batman pop-up exhibition coming to London

There will be a free Batman exhibition in central London next month to mark the 15th anniversary of the Dark Knight movie, and Warner Bros' own 100th anniversary.

Aug
22
2023
Tickets Alert: Free tours of Thames Water’s grand pumping stations
Tickets Alert: Free tours of Thames Water’s grand pumping stations

Tickets Alert: Free tours of Thames Water’s grand pumping stations

Next month, six of London’s magnificent sewage and water pumping stations will be opened to the public for free tours, and tickets to go to several of them will be released tomorrow (21st August).

Aug
20
2023
Network Rail engineering work continuing this weekend in south west London
Network Rail engineering work continuing this weekend in south west London

Network Rail engineering work continuing this weekend in south west London

From Saturday 19th August to Friday 1st September, buses will replace South Western Railway (SWR) trains during a three-part closure of the railway between Barnes and Virginia Water, Windsor & Eton Riverside and Hounslow,

Aug
17
2023
c2c bans e-scooters, e-unicycles, and e-hoverboards from its trains
c2c bans e-scooters, e-unicycles, and e-hoverboards from its trains

c2c bans e-scooters, e-unicycles, and e-hoverboards from its trains

Essex to London train operator, c2c has announced a ban on people bringing e-scooters, e-unicycles, and e-hoverboards on its trains and stations, effective from Monday 4th September 2023.

Aug
16
2023
Britain’s fastest passenger train gets a makeover
Britain’s fastest passenger train gets a makeover

Britain’s fastest passenger train gets a makeover

The first of the refurbished HS1 Javelin trains has entered service, showing off their new interior layout.

Aug
15
2023
New cast announced for Les Misérables
New cast announced for Les Misérables

New cast announced for Les Misérables

New casting for the London showing of Les Misérables at the Sondheim Theatre has been announced from Monday 25th September 2023.

Aug
10
2023
Black on the Trafalgar Square day announced
Black on the Trafalgar Square day announced

Black on the Trafalgar Square day announced

The first ever Black on the Square will take place in Trafalgar Square next month to showcase the breadth of London’s Black cultural and creative talent with art and fashion appearing alongside musical performers.

Aug
09
2023
HS2 Old Oak Common station recognised as ‘outstanding’ for environmental designs
HS2 Old Oak Common station recognised as ‘outstanding’ for environmental designs

HS2 Old Oak Common station recognised as ‘outstanding’ for environmental designs

The new ‘super-hub’ station being built in West London for HS2, which will be the largest newly built station in the UK, is currently under construction, and has been awarded an outstanding rated score under the BREEAM assessment.

Aug
07
2023
Peppa Pig comes to the Natural History Museum
Peppa Pig comes to the Natural History Museum

Peppa Pig comes to the Natural History Museum

The museum of natural history has added a pink anthropomorphic pig to their collection -- turning one of the Museum’s shops into a playroom of Peppa Pig discovery.

Aug
04
2023