A weekly round-up of London’s rail transport news…

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TfL has been criticized by politicians for paying a company £80m after it failed to deliver a contract. BBC News

A woman was dragged along an underground platform after her scarf got caught in the doors of a departing tube train in a potentially fatal accident. The Guardian

Tunnel Vision: meet the team that are ‘future-proofing’ London’s tubes Evening Standard

Taylor Woodrow-Bam team completes huge jet-grouting job at Victoria Tube station NCE


Students look behind scenes at Crossrail’s Stockley flyover site Local London

Crossrail TBM Ellie breaks through in Docklands (with video) Construction Index

‘Invitation only’ process for Crossrail 2 tenders Independent


Only two in five passengers will get seats on new London commuter train Evening Standard

Taking A Look At New Cross Gate London Reconnections

Lords ask HS2 consultants to justify their predictions for its economic benefit Parliament

Congestion improvement plans agreed for Gunnersbury Station Get West London

HS2 names trio of infrastructure stalwarts to company board City AM

Passenger services could be restored to Southall railway line IanVisits

Eurostar to launch London-Amsterdam high-speed train in 2016 CTV News <– the dope express?

Moving Kingston station closer to the River Thames is among the ideas being mooted in yet more plans for future redevelopment of the town centre. Local London


Police condemn onlooker who tweeted photo of body on rail tracks The Guardian

A guide to wine based on the London tube map is set to launch. Drinks Business

Worst mobile networks for London rail commuters revealed Telegraph

Disused tube station tours to resume in January IanVisits

The image above is from Dec 2007: Happy Birthday to the City & South London Railway


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