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A Day Trip to – Hythe and Dungeness
A Day Trip to – Hythe and Dungeness

A Day Trip to – Hythe and Dungeness

A seaside town that has a very long light railway to play on, a world famous ossuary in a church crypt to visit, and a few other things as well that easily fills a day out.

Apr
21
Local councils opt for cheaper Crossrail extension into Kent
Local councils opt for cheaper Crossrail extension into Kent

Local councils opt for cheaper Crossrail extension into Kent

A proposal to extend the Elizabeth line into Kent has been submitted to the government following a number of years of consultation work.

Nov
03
2021
Pay a visit to Rainham Hall
Pay a visit to Rainham Hall

Pay a visit to Rainham Hall

A small town on the edge of East London with few attractions boasts, somewhat incongruously, a nearly 300-year old mansion house.

Aug
20
2021
HS2 tunnel segments to be built in Kent
HS2 tunnel segments to be built in Kent

HS2 tunnel segments to be built in Kent

The concrete tunnel lining segments that will form the HS2 tunnel between Euston and Ruislip are to come from a factory next to the River Medway in Kent.

Aug
13
2021
Consultation on extending the Elizabeth line into Kent
Consultation on extending the Elizabeth line into Kent

Consultation on extending the Elizabeth line into Kent

Another consultation has opened to look at plans to extend the Elizabeth line beyond Abbey Wood into Kent.

Aug
11
2021
Consultation opens on extending the Elizabeth line into Kent
Consultation opens on extending the Elizabeth line into Kent

Consultation opens on extending the Elizabeth line into Kent

A consultation has opened on proposals for improving public transport services connecting Ebbsfleet, Dartford, Slade Green, Erith and Belvedere with Abbey Wood.

Jan
27
2021
Crossrail extension may be dependent on theme park developer
Crossrail extension may be dependent on theme park developer

Crossrail extension may be dependent on theme park developer

A suggested extension of the Elizabeth line deep into Kent could hinge on the opening of a large leisure park at Swanscome.

Oct
12
2020
Lower Thames Crossing gets funding in the budget
Lower Thames Crossing gets funding in the budget

Lower Thames Crossing gets funding in the budget

A large road tunnel under the Thames to the east of London has been given funding in the 2020 budget.

Mar
11
2020
Crossrail extension to Ebbsfleet gets extra funding
Crossrail extension to Ebbsfleet gets extra funding

Crossrail extension to Ebbsfleet gets extra funding

Further funding has been provided by the government to investigate options for extending the future Elizabeth line out towards Ebbsfleet in Kent.

Mar
27
2019
Visiting an Underground Cold War Bunker
Visiting an Underground Cold War Bunker

Visiting an Underground Cold War Bunker

Dotted around the country are 25 sub-surface bunkers that were designed to monitor the fallout from a possible nuclear attack and today I wandered down to Maidstone to visit the bunker that “controlled” the South-East of England, including a bit

Apr
24
2010