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A memorial to over 500 unmarked children’s graves in Tower Hamlets

Over a 50 year period, at least 500 children were buried in unmarked graves in Tower Hamlets cemetery. Now a new monument to them has been unveiled in the cemetery park.


WW2 film shows London commuters during the Blitz

How did London’s commuters get to work during the blitz? A propaganda film from 1941 says, blitz? What blitz? Everything’s normal down here.


Advent Calendar – Day 10

The annual tradition of posting a different vintage image each day during advent, and this year, it’s of London’s old railway stations.


Advent Calendar – Day 9

The annual tradition of posting a different vintage image each day during advent, and this year, it’s of London’s old railway stations.


London’s weekly railway news #178

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


TfL outlines cost cutting and line upgrade plans

TfL, and the Mayor have outlined plans for the phase of development of London’s transport, focusing on cost cutting and investments in street services.


Advent Calendar – Day 8

The annual tradition of posting a different vintage image each day during advent, and this year, it’s of London’s old railway stations.


Just like that – V&A acquires Tommy Cooper’s Fez

The Victoria and Albert Museum (V&A) recently acquired one of Tommy Cooper’s famous fezzes, and it has just gone on display.


The world’s largest Lego bridge goes on display in London

With a length of 34 metres, a massive suspension bridge made from Lego bricks has gone on display in London.


Advent Calendar – Day 7

The annual tradition of posting a different vintage image each day during advent, and this year, it’s of London’s old railway stations.


What chocolate flavour is each tube line?

If the London Underground came in flavours, what would they be? A chocolate firm has tried to answer the question, by creating some bars and slapping a tube logo on the packaging.


Turkey Street – the railway station named after Christmas Lunch

There is a very small part of North London that has a railway station named after it, and that festive area is called Turkey Street.


180 years of history on display at London Bridge

While you’re waiting for a delayed train, there’s a temporary display at London Bridge that shows off its 180 year history.


Advent Calendar – Day 6

The annual tradition of posting a different vintage image each day during advent, and this year, it’s of London’s old railway stations.


Tim Peake’s Soyuz spacecraft to go on display in London

The Russian Soyuz spacecraft used by Tim Peake in his mission to the International Space Station is to go on display in London following its acquisition by the Science Museum.