Crossrail 2 critical to prevent overloading of trains into Waterloo
Anyone who has squashed onto a train heading to Waterloo in the morning knows that the line is packed, and a report from Network Rail has looked at what can be done to improve things, in the short term, and up to 2050.
Visit Woking’s art-deco railway control room
The astonishing electrical control room at Woking will be open to the public as part of the Heritage Open Days at the weekend.
Visit an art-deco railway control room
It was missing when I did the first list, but the astonishing electrical control room at Woking will be open to the public as part of the Heritage Open Days next weekend.
Double-deck trains proposed for Waterloo station lines
One of the most oft cited "solutions" to railway overcrowding is the introduction of double-deck trains, which are regularly used in other countries.
British Railway’s Art-Deco Style Electrical Control Room
At the height of the art-deco movement, Southern Railways lead the UK in the move from steam trains to electric, and naturally needed some control rooms to manage the electricity supply.