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Challenging Bakerloo line tunnel completed at Paddington station
Challenging Bakerloo line tunnel completed at Paddington station

Challenging Bakerloo line tunnel completed at Paddington station

A set of new tunnels being dug between the Bakerloo line platforms at Paddington have been successfully completed despite the challenging conditions they presented.

Apr
06
London Underground’s Bakerloo line extension likely to be delayed
London Underground’s Bakerloo line extension likely to be delayed

London Underground’s Bakerloo line extension likely to be delayed

The Bakerloo line extension is likely to face a lengthy delay due to the ongoing financial problems at TfL, according to their latest financial forecasts.

Sep
30
2020
You can drive a Bakerloo line train with Train Sim World 2
You can drive a Bakerloo line train with Train Sim World 2

You can drive a Bakerloo line train with Train Sim World 2

A train driver simulator is about to be upgraded and will include the Bakerloo line so you can pretend to be a tube train driver at home.

Jun
16
2020
How the London Underground tried to extend the Bakerloo line to Dartford
How the London Underground tried to extend the Bakerloo line to Dartford

How the London Underground tried to extend the Bakerloo line to Dartford

In the 1930s, the London Underground looked at extending the Bakerloo line southwards, and while most plans were modest, one looked at taking it all the way out to Dartford.

Mar
31
2020
Tube strike from this Friday on the Bakerloo line
Tube strike from this Friday on the Bakerloo line

Tube strike from this Friday on the Bakerloo line

There will be a tube strike on the Bakerloo line that's likely to seriously affect the line from Friday though to the end of next Monday.

Feb
18
2020
Sainsbury’s development threatens Bakerloo line extension
Sainsbury’s development threatens Bakerloo line extension

Sainsbury’s development threatens Bakerloo line extension

Sainsbury's has formally filed a planning application for a development that could cause problems with the Bakerloo line extension.

Feb
11
2020
Tube strike on the Bakerloo line announced
Tube strike on the Bakerloo line announced

Tube strike on the Bakerloo line announced

The RMT has announced that it is holding two days of strikes in a couple of weeks time, over what it says are unworkable timetable changes.

Feb
07
2020
New images of London Underground’s new Paddington entrance
New images of London Underground’s new Paddington entrance

New images of London Underground’s new Paddington entrance

Paddington Square, the huge office development next to Paddington Station has released new images, including of the planned Bakerloo line entrance.

Feb
05
2020
Bakerloo line extension seeks to go beyond Lewisham
Bakerloo line extension seeks to go beyond Lewisham

Bakerloo line extension seeks to go beyond Lewisham

A new consultation on the long planned Bakerloo line extension has opened today, and is seeking views on the tunnel route, the location of worksites and potentially extending the line beyond Lewisham.

Oct
14
2019
Calls to extend Bakerloo line to Canary Wharf
Calls to extend Bakerloo line to Canary Wharf

Calls to extend Bakerloo line to Canary Wharf

Plans to extend the Bakerloo line down towards Lewisham could be thrown into doubt if a rival proposal to run it via Canary Wharf gets wider support.

Sep
02
2018
Photos from the Bakerloo line tunnel upgrades
Photos from the Bakerloo line tunnel upgrades

Photos from the Bakerloo line tunnel upgrades

Two weekends of work have seen a major upgrade to the tracks carried out inside the Bakerloo line tunnels.

Nov
22
2017
Bakerloo Line announces plans for new stations on Old Kent Road
Bakerloo Line announces plans for new stations on Old Kent Road

Bakerloo Line announces plans for new stations on Old Kent Road

TfL has taken another step towards starting work on the long planned Bakerloo line extension, with the opening of a new consultation.

Feb
09
2017
Paddington’s Bakerloo Line station to close for 4 months
Paddington’s Bakerloo Line station to close for 4 months

Paddington’s Bakerloo Line station to close for 4 months

TfL has confirmed what was suspected earlier, and that the Bakerloo Line wont be stopping at Paddington Station from April until the middle of August - because a new tunnel is being dug to link it to Crossrail.

Feb
21
2016
The “All-Female Tube Station” is 100 years old
The “All-Female Tube Station” is 100 years old

The “All-Female Tube Station” is 100 years old

The first tube station to be staffed entirely by women marks its 100th birthday tomorrow (Sat), and there will be events to mark the anniversary.

Jun
05
2015
It’s the 100th anniversary of the Bakerloo Line extension
It’s the 100th anniversary of the Bakerloo Line extension

It’s the 100th anniversary of the Bakerloo Line extension

One hundred years ago, another extension of the Bakerloo line opened to the public, although only two of the four planned stations were ready on time, and it didn't go where it was originally planned.

Jan
31
2015
Bakerloo line extension southwards announced — again
Bakerloo line extension southwards announced — again

Bakerloo line extension southwards announced — again

After more leaks than a welsh conference, TfL has formally announced a consultation on plans to extend the Bakerloo line.

Sep
30
2014
The crazy plan to divert the Bakerloo Line to Bank Station
The crazy plan to divert the Bakerloo Line to Bank Station

The crazy plan to divert the Bakerloo Line to Bank Station

There has been a rumour, a dark legend of lore and myth that one day in some heavenly future, the Bakerloo Line will be extended south of Elephant and Castle.

Mar
29
2014
How the Bakerloo Line created a Water Jet in the Thames
How the Bakerloo Line created a Water Jet in the Thames

How the Bakerloo Line created a Water Jet in the Thames

I am carrying on my periodic researches into the Whitehall and Waterloo railway – and thanks to an odd letter of reply in a Minutes of the Proceedings of the Institute of Civil Engineering – published in 1902, commenting on

Oct
13
2007