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Ticket Alert: St Paul’s Cathedral offering Triforium Tours
Normally only accessible to private groups, St Paul's Cathedral is letting people book a Triforium Tour of the behind the
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Chance to buy a chunk of London 2012 racing track
The former Olympic Stadium is selling off parts of the London 2012 racing track, as souvenirs.Read more ›
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A proposal to rename the Northern Line
When the Crossrail project announced that it would be called the Elizabeth line, few realised it was the second attempt
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Crossrail completes Acton railway dive-under
Crossrail has announced that a critical dive-under section of railway track just outside Paddington station has been structurally completed, and
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A festival of vintage computer games at the Science Museum
A long cavernous space within the Science Museum has been filled with over 160 retro computer games, from the earliest
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Heritage Open Days — Details Announced
The weekend before London Open House Weekend, the rest of the UK does exactly the same thing, with a couple
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Weekly round-up of London’s railway transport news
A weekly round-up of London’s rail transport news… London Underground The costs of entering and leaving a tube station without
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Museum of London remembers the Great Fire of London
A sixth of London's population made homeless, emergency camps erected in the fields, proclamations offering assistance to the destitute.Read more
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New tube map released — and tube art tours announced
A new tube map has been released showing of the London Underground's art installations, and this coming Sunday, there is
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Vote for the Battle Bus!
The Transport Museum's restored 1914 era Battle Bus, which was amongst many that were sent to France during WW1 is
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Why is the Elizabeth line not on the tube map?
The current tube map is missing something -- an entire line has been omitted from the map -- where is
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Photos from Crossrail’s Liverpool Street station
Crossrail has released photos of the recently completed platforms at Liverpool Street station, some 30 metres below the streets.Read more
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Weekly round-up of London’s railway transport news
A weekly round-up of London's rail transport news...Read more ›
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Totally Thames festival announces events
The month long Thames oriented festival has published the details of what it is putting on this year.Read more ›
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Ticket Alert: Steam trains to return to the London Underground
A weekend in September will see steam trains return to the Metropolitan line as part of Amersham's heritage weekend.Read more
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Go on a tour of Canada House
For two hundred years, you've been a grand stately building in a prime part of London, but just recently, holes
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Modern Kazakhstani art appears next to Trafalgar Square
Apart from the political transformation, revolutions often throw up blasts of cultural output as repressed people explode in in a
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Ticket Alert: Routemaster Tours of Croydon
Jonathan Meades once described Croydon as London's filing cabinet, and later this month there will be a chance to take
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Weekly round-up of London’s railway transport news
A weekly round-up of London's rail transport news...Read more ›
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City of London relaunching archive of old photos
A collection of over one quarter of a million images of London, dating from 1450 to the present day, will
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Photos – Fit-out of the Crossrail tunnels
New images released by Crossrail highlight the latest fit-out activity underway in the tunnels between Royal Oak Portal and Bond
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Crossrail, Battleships and West Ham Football Club
One of Crossrail's construction sites has revealed a wealth of history about East London's industrial past, and the origins of
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A peek inside the design of the Elizabeth line stations
As Crossrail turns from building site into polished end product, a new exhibition showing off the design of the future
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A week of disruptions on London Over- and Under-ground
In two separate notices, London Underground has designated the first week of August for two separate but major sets of
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Weekly round-up of London’s railway transport news
A weekly round-up of London's rail transport news...Read more ›
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1960s style spy movie art on the Victoria Line
Starting from next Monday, Victoria line stations will be showing video clips in a 1960s spy movie style as part
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See London attacked by a radio-active dinosaur!
Next Wednesday is a chance to watch a radio-active dinosaur terrorise the English coast and head up the Thames to
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One Hundred Years of Nursing – An Exhibition
There can't be many trade unions that have a Royal Seal of Approval, but one was founded a hundred years
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A disused railway line – the Belmont Trail
Just over 50 years ago a small branch running off the railway near Harrow closed, and is now much of
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Ticket Alert: Chance to visit a historic railway signal box
On the eve of its demolition, there will be a chance to visit a historic railway signal box to have
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