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Another attempt to resurrect the Watford to Croxley rail link
Another attempt to resurrect the Watford to Croxley rail link

Another attempt to resurrect the Watford to Croxley rail link

Although the planned extension of the Metropolitan line in Watford was cancelled in 2018, the local council has continued working on alternative plans that could see something built to improve local transport.

Apr
19
You really should pay a visit to Watford’s 1940s experience
You really should pay a visit to Watford’s 1940s experience

You really should pay a visit to Watford’s 1940s experience

Once a month, if you head down a quiet residential street in Watford, you'll stumble upon a surprisingly large heritage centre devoted to life in 1940s Britain.

Apr
13
The Met line’s Croxley rail link may be resurected
The Met line’s Croxley rail link may be resurected

The Met line’s Croxley rail link may be resurected

The government is to be asked to reconsider funding the dormant Croxley Rail link extension to the Metropolitan line in Watford, as part of its plans to support "shovel ready" projects.

Nov
10
2020
Funding to upgrade the railway between Watford and St Albans
Funding to upgrade the railway between Watford and St Albans

Funding to upgrade the railway between Watford and St Albans

Preliminary funding has been secured to increase the number of trains on the Abbey Line - a single track line linking Watford with St Albans.

May
26
2020
Watford Junction station could become a “super-hub”
Watford Junction station could become a “super-hub”

Watford Junction station could become a “super-hub”

A new Watford Junction to Aylesbury rail service, along with a new link between Stevenage and Luton are two of the proposals being put forward by Hertfordshire Council.

Dec
19
2019
Watford High Street station to close for repair works
Watford High Street station to close for repair works

Watford High Street station to close for repair works

The London Overground station at Watford High Street is having to close for upgrade works next month to repair an aging staircase.

Jul
25
2019
Steam trains and afternoon tea on the London Underground
Steam trains and afternoon tea on the London Underground

Steam trains and afternoon tea on the London Underground

Combine steam train travel and tea and cake on the Metropolitan line for a late summer treat.

Jul
03
2015