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New footbridge at Southall over the Great Western Main Line railway
New footbridge at Southall over the Great Western Main Line railway

New footbridge at Southall over the Great Western Main Line railway

A new footbridge has opened at Southall that also offers excellent views across the Great Western Main Line railway.

Jan
10
2023
Tickets Alert: Tours of a drained canal lock
Tickets Alert: Tours of a drained canal lock

Tickets Alert: Tours of a drained canal lock

Later this month, one of the locks on the Hanwell flight of locks on the Grand Union Canal will be drained, and there will be a once in a generation opportunity to view the de-watered lock and see the new lock gates from a specially installed temporary viewing bridge.

Nov
01
2022
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
Plans to reopen the Brentford to Southall railway
Plans to reopen the Brentford to Southall railway

Plans to reopen the Brentford to Southall railway

A plan to convert a little used freight railway in West London for passengers has taken a step forward.

Sep
17
2019
Passenger services could be restored to Southall railway line
Passenger services could be restored to Southall railway line

Passenger services could be restored to Southall railway line

This weekend, a cargo railway in West London saw humans transported instead of waste as the local heritage railway laid on shuttles using a restored steam rail-motor engine.

Oct
19
2014
Steam Railmotors return to West London
Steam Railmotors return to West London

Steam Railmotors return to West London

This weekend, a very unusual type of steam train made a rare visit to London, a steam train without a locomotive.

Oct
18
2014

Trips in a rare steam train along a rarely used railway line

Imagine a steam train without a locomotive -- one where there is seemingly no form of propulsion save the telltale hint of a wisp of steam from the roof.

Aug
12
2014