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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London’s weekly railway news
London’s weekly railway news

London’s weekly railway news

A weekly round-up of London's rail transport news…

Sep
17
2021
London Underground trains are getting faster
London Underground trains are getting faster

London Underground trains are getting faster

A long-running signalling upgrade on the London Underground is starting to show results as the latest timetables show faster journeys on some trips.

Sep
16
2021
Hayes & Harlington station goes step-free with new ticket office
Hayes & Harlington station goes step-free with new ticket office

Hayes & Harlington station goes step-free with new ticket office

Hayes & Harlington station in west London has opened a new larger ticket office and added step-free access to the platforms as part of the Elizabeth line preparations.

Sep
15
2021
The Architecture the Railways Built returns for a third TV series
The Architecture the Railways Built returns for a third TV series

The Architecture the Railways Built returns for a third TV series

This coming Monday, the third series of tours around the railway world looking at the buildings and structures that allow trains to carry people will start.

Sep
10
2021
London’s weekly railway news
London’s weekly railway news

London’s weekly railway news

A weekly round-up of London's rail transport news…

Sep
10
2021
Call for improved design for railway station cycle racks
Call for improved design for railway station cycle racks

Call for improved design for railway station cycle racks

The London Festival of Architecture (LFA) and Network Rail have launched a competition to design a range of flexible bike parking facilities that can be rolled out at different times and locations to support cyclists using railway stations.

Sep
09
2021
HS2 shows off revised plans for Camden ventilation shaft
HS2 shows off revised plans for Camden ventilation shaft

HS2 shows off revised plans for Camden ventilation shaft

Revised plans for HS2's headhouse building in Camden have been published ahead of a series of public consultations on the design.

Sep
07
2021
Low-cost London to Edinburgh rail service launches as Lumo
Low-cost London to Edinburgh rail service launches as Lumo

Low-cost London to Edinburgh rail service launches as Lumo

Details of a new low-cost train service linking London to Edinburgh have been announced, with over half of tickets costing less than £30 each way.

Sep
07
2021
Photos from Whitechapel station’s Elizabeth line platforms
Photos from Whitechapel station’s Elizabeth line platforms

Photos from Whitechapel station’s Elizabeth line platforms

A couple of weeks ago there was an opportunity to see the now completed Elizabeth line platforms on the day that the refurbished entrance to Whitechapel station opened.

Sep
07
2021
Mail on Sunday censured over London Underground anthrax story
Mail on Sunday censured over London Underground anthrax story

Mail on Sunday censured over London Underground anthrax story

Earlier this year, the Mail on Sunday claimed that the deadly bacteria, anthrax was released on the Northern line as a biological weapons test back in the 1960s. The newspaper was wrong.

Sep
06
2021
Northern line extension’s opening date announced
Northern line extension’s opening date announced

Northern line extension’s opening date announced

The Northern line extension on the London Underground to Nine Elms and Battersea Power Station will open on the 20th September, TfL has confirmed.

Sep
03
2021
London’s weekly railway news
London’s weekly railway news

London’s weekly railway news

A weekly round-up of London's rail transport news…

Sep
03
2021
Denmark Hill station’s new second entrance opens
Denmark Hill station’s new second entrance opens

Denmark Hill station’s new second entrance opens

The crowded Denmark Hill railway station in South London gained a second entrance this morning, which will help to relieve the congestion in the peak hours and reduce the journey time to the station for most of its passengers.

Sep
02
2021
London’s leisure travel is recovering faster than work travel
London’s leisure travel is recovering faster than work travel

London’s leisure travel is recovering faster than work travel

New numbers from TfL show that passenger numbers on London's trains and buses are recovering from the pandemic, with the recovery stronger at weekends and evenings than during the working day.

Aug
27
2021
London’s weekly railway news
London’s weekly railway news

London’s weekly railway news

A weekly round-up of London's rail transport news…

Aug
27
2021
Southall station gets new ticket hall and step-free access
Southall station gets new ticket hall and step-free access

Southall station gets new ticket hall and step-free access

Southall station in West London has opened a new ticket hall with footbridge and step-free access as part of the preparations for the Elizabeth line.

Aug
26
2021
Wimbledon Park tube station gets step-free access with new lift
Wimbledon Park tube station gets step-free access with new lift

Wimbledon Park tube station gets step-free access with new lift

Wimbledon Park tube station on the District line has become the 86th station on the London Underground to go step-free after a new lift came into use on Monday.

Aug
26
2021
You can wear London Underground moquette clothing
You can wear London Underground moquette clothing

You can wear London Underground moquette clothing

A London clothing firm has a range of clothing based on three of the London Underground's classic moquette designs.

Aug
25
2021
Second section of new Brent Cross West station bridge installed
Second section of new Brent Cross West station bridge installed

Second section of new Brent Cross West station bridge installed

The new Thameslink station being built at Brent Cross West gained the second section of its large overbridge a couple of weeks ago.

Aug
23
2021
Whitechapel station entrance reopens ahead of Elizabeth line arrival
Whitechapel station entrance reopens ahead of Elizabeth line arrival

Whitechapel station entrance reopens ahead of Elizabeth line arrival

Earlier this morning, Whitechapel tube station transformed from an ugly duckling into a swan, albeit one that's still shedding a few feathers in places.

Aug
23
2021
London Underground tube strike called off
London Underground tube strike called off

London Underground tube strike called off

The tube strike which was due to start next Tuesday has been called off by the RMT union.

Aug
20
2021
London’s weekly railway news
London’s weekly railway news

London’s weekly railway news

A weekly round-up of London's rail transport news…

Aug
20
2021
Cheap train tickets sale on LNER services
Cheap train tickets sale on LNER services

Cheap train tickets sale on LNER services

London North Eastern Railway (LNER) are offering 200,000 train tickets with prices from £5 each way for journeys taken between 6 September and 15 October 2021.

Aug
19
2021
Tube strike warning for next week
Tube strike warning for next week

Tube strike warning for next week

Transport for London (TfL) is warning customers that planned strike action by the RMT union next week may cause severe disruption across the tube network if it goes ahead.

Aug
19
2021