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

The Beeches Light Railway – a private steam railway

London Underground

Jeremy Corbyn calls for Met Line Extension to go ahead Watford Observer

Photos from the disused tunnels now helping the Bank tube station upgrade IanVisits

Next Train Indicators which refuse to tell you when the next train is. Diamond Geezer

Mainline / Overground

Chiltern Railways offered free travel to customers participating in the London Marathon. Bucks Herald

New electric trains set to grace the Gospel Oak to Barking line have been delayed by three months Islington Gazette


TfL has apologised for a sign that advised passengers to ‘dress for the body you have’ during the UK’s mini heatwave. Yahoo News

Half of TfL journeys are now made using contactless IT Pro

Vodafone and EE judged best networks to use on London train travel routes Mobile News

And finally, Talking to total strangers on trains got me my first job in banking EFC

Image above is from July 2011: The Beeches Light Railway – a private steam railway


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