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


London Underground

Tube driver arrested for ‘being drunk in control of train on the Jubilee Line’ Evening Standard

Parts of the Met and Picadilly Lines near Uxbridge will be suspended between 19 July and 10 August for track replacement works. Press Release

Watford Road lane closure as part of Croxley Rail Link investigations. Watford Observer

PC Prettejohns’ actions prevented tragedy in Hammersmith Station NNet-Server

Views sought on parking near Cannons Park Underground Station Harrow Times


Crossrail has submitted proposals for improvements to Gidea Park station for approval. Press Release

Photos from the Crossrail Tunnel Under London’s Docks IanVisits

Crossrail extended to Reading London Reconnections

Crossrail gains from grout plant all in one box Construction News

London will come to a standstill if we delay Crossrail 2 says Andrew Adonis CityAM


Virgin lost a complaint against Chiltern Railways adverts claiming it offered a better service than Virgin. ASA

London Bridge station upgrade to cause disruption BBC News


Campaigners have called for action over the risk of death or injury for construction workers after a fatal accident at a building site in Stratford. Newham Recorder


Off-peak on the London Overground and the DLR London Reconnections

TFL Etiquette Posters Made More Honest Imgur

TfL Roundels — as a 2048 game IanVisits

Diamond Geezer reviews the new TfL website — here and here

One Roundel To Rule Them All Londonist

British Airways apologises for poorly timed ‘discover the Indian Ocean’ advert on the London Underground. The Drum

The image above is from: Looking down a Victorian pumping shaft in Docklands

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One comment on “London’s weekly railway news #42
  1. Roger Rowley says:

    I is possible to have another circular line in London Link the Victoria line on to the central line at WOODFORD and again at oxford circus on the central line and that surely would only cost a fraction of an entire line construction

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