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Whitechapel tube station gets Bengali language signs
Whitechapel tube station gets Bengali language signs

Whitechapel tube station gets Bengali language signs

When the enlarged Whitechapel station opened last year, the Mayor of Tower Hamlets asked for signs to be added in the Bengali language. And now they have been.

Mar
21
Photos from Whitechapel station’s Elizabeth line platforms
Photos from Whitechapel station’s Elizabeth line platforms

Photos from Whitechapel station’s Elizabeth line platforms

A couple of weeks ago there was an opportunity to see the now completed Elizabeth line platforms on the day that the refurbished entrance to Whitechapel station opened.

Sep
07
2021
Whitechapel station entrance reopens ahead of Elizabeth line arrival
Whitechapel station entrance reopens ahead of Elizabeth line arrival

Whitechapel station entrance reopens ahead of Elizabeth line arrival

Earlier this morning, Whitechapel tube station transformed from an ugly duckling into a swan, albeit one that's still shedding a few feathers in places.

Aug
23
2021
See inside Crossrail’s Whitechapel station
See inside Crossrail’s Whitechapel station

See inside Crossrail’s Whitechapel station

One of the more complex stations being built by Crossrail is at Whitechapel where they not only had to build a new station above existing running railways but also tunnel underneath them as well.

Aug
13
2019
Night Overground to call at Whitechapel from tonight
Night Overground to call at Whitechapel from tonight

Night Overground to call at Whitechapel from tonight

Ever since the Night Overground service launched last year, it has skipped Whitechapel station - but not from tonight.

Dec
14
2018
The tale of the “Dead Body Train” at Whitechapel
The tale of the “Dead Body Train” at Whitechapel

The tale of the “Dead Body Train” at Whitechapel

There is a tale that is often repeated late at night in spooky surroundings that there was once a Dead Body Train that ran through a special tunnel and collected the dead from the Royal London Hospital and took them no one knows where.

Jan
11
2012