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South Kensington tube station upgrade moves forward
The long running plans to upgrade South Kensington tube station took another step forward after BuckleyGrayYeoman was appointed by TfL
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Crossrail book shows off the finished station designs
If you want a sneak peak of what the new stations will look like when Crossrail hands over to the
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A new museum for London – the Heath Robinson Museum opens soon
London is to get a new museum in October, as the Heath Robinson Museum in Pinner, North-West London has confirmed
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Revamp for London’s largest independent charity
A 21st birthday present for one of London's largest charities, which is itself a curious legacy of a 732 year
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This week’s London railway transport news
A weekly round-up of London's rail transport news... London Underground Preparations for the London Night Tube are well underway, with
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Tickets Alert: Three foreign embassies offering free tours
Next month three grand Embassy buildings in London will be opening their doors for rare public tours. On show will
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Open House Weekend Bookings Start on Thursday
The bookings pages apparently open tomorrow (Thur 18th Aug) for next month's annual Open House Weekend. You wont know that
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Huge water cooled ventilation fan installed in the Victoria Line
A new water cooled ventilation fan roughly twice the height of a double-decker bus has been installed on the Victoria
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More police for the Night Tube launch
Probably inevitably, it has been announced that there will be more police on the London Underground as the night tube
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Tickets Alert: An evening with Professor Stephen Hawking
There will be a rare chance to attend a talk by Professor Stephen Hawking, and the talk will be free
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Another increase in Lost Property left on London Transport
Umbrellas, bags, gloves, books, keys, all left behind on London's public transport services and meticulously catalogued by the Lost Property
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From Tudor Mansion to City Farm – Crossrail’s Stepney Revelation
A surprisingly rich and cosmopolitan past has been revealed in East London's Stepney as part of the archeology associated with
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A Month of Death, Decay, Zombies and Skeletons
As the evenings draw in ever earlier, October is the month of the dead in London, with tours and tales
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Go swimming in the Serpentine
Next month there is to be a mass swimming event in the open chilly waters of the Serpentine lake in
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Tickets Alert: A film about the Crystal Palace subway
Hidden under the main road outside the Crystal Palace is a marvel of Victorian engineering, and now a film has
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Watch a huge panorama of London go up in flames on the Thames
A series of events in the city to mark the 350th anniversary of the Great Fire of London will culminate
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This week’s London railway transport news
A weekly round-up of London's rail transport news... London Underground London's 'automatic' Tube trains suffered 750 computer failures last year
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From Punk to Modern Day – the Zine Movement
The Barbican library has put on a display of "zines", those self-printed pamphlet style magazines that marked a certain sub-culture
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Find the Lost Palace of Whitehall
If you wander around the streets of Whitehall at the moment, you might bump into a few rather odd looking
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Le Morte d’Oyster
The oyster card holder has died. Over a decade of service and its time has come to an end. Two
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Unbuilt London: The Pyramid of Death
London's skyline so long dominated by a building that offered a promise of the afterlife could have been overtaken by
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London tube train capacities
Ever wondered just how many people can fit into a London Underground tube train? Nope? Bet you are now! It's
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This week’s London railway transport news
A weekly round-up of London's rail transport news... London Underground Bakerloo line trains have begun stopping at Paddington tube station
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A forgotten railway… the line that starts nowhere and goes nowhere
A wonderful 5 minute video has been dug up by the BBC archives of the North London line when it
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An exhibition of Rowland Emett’s crazy railway engines
A crowdfunding attempt is under way to try and put on an exhibition of wacky designs by Rowland Emett in
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A triumvirate of Bushey
Three lovely places to visit should you fancy a visit to the small town of Bushey 1st Triumvir - St
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The hidden delights of Stanmore Country Park
It's difficult to imagine, but one of the best views of London, and a wonderful park to walk through are
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Museum of London seeks to become an AntiMuseum
The Museum of London is moving soon to a new home, in the old Smithfield market buildings, and the winning
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New LondonIsOpen art works go on display
A series of art works are to be displayed promoting the fact that London is open to the world for
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20 photos of the new Crossrail / Elizabeth line trains
Earlier today, the media were shown a working Elizabeth line train, currently being tested at Bombardier's facility in Derby. With
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