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Acton Main Line station goes step-free with new ticket office
Acton Main Line station goes step-free with new ticket office

Acton Main Line station goes step-free with new ticket office

The tiny shed of a ticket office at Acton Main Line station has been replaced with a large ticket office and lifts to the platform added to the station.

Mar
18
2021
TfL gets approval for 852 new homes in Acton
TfL gets approval for 852 new homes in Acton

TfL gets approval for 852 new homes in Acton

TfL’s largest residential development so far, over 850 homes along old railway land in Acton has secured planning permission.

Jan
21
2021
TfL planning more tower blocks on its car parks
TfL planning more tower blocks on its car parks

TfL planning more tower blocks on its car parks

More information has been released about TfL's plans to turn a long length of land next to a railway into blocks of flats.

Jan
21
2020
New railway line for West London proposed
New railway line for West London proposed

New railway line for West London proposed

An old railway line currently used for cargo trains could be converted into passenger use, linking parts of West London currently poorly served by rail services.

Sep
29
2017
Tickets Alert: Transport Museum depot open weekend
Tickets Alert: Transport Museum depot open weekend

Tickets Alert: Transport Museum depot open weekend

Later this month there will be an occasional open weekend at the Transport Museum's overflow depot at Acton.

Sep
04
2017
Crossrail completes Acton railway dive-under
Crossrail completes Acton railway dive-under

Crossrail completes Acton railway dive-under

Crossrail has announced that a critical dive-under section of railway track just outside Paddington station has been structurally completed, and is on schedule to open early next year.

Jul
24
2016
A look at Crossrail’s critical Acton dive under
A look at Crossrail’s critical Acton dive under

A look at Crossrail’s critical Acton dive under

Not far from Paddington can be found a small, but surprisingly important part of the Crossrail project.

Dec
06
2015