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London’s Alleys: Emerald Court, WC1

Welcome to London's narrowest alley, and it's not the one that most other people say is the narrowest alley in London.


Calls to extend Bakerloo line to Canary Wharf

Plans to extend the Bakerloo line down towards Lewisham could be thrown into doubt if a rival proposal to run it via Canary Wharf gets wider support.


Tickets Alert: The Long Good Friday

If you want to see London's docklands before the bankers and towers arrived, when it was gangsters and violence, then there's a chance to see The Long Good Friday on a big screen next month.


Concrete Reality – Denys Lasdun and the National Theatre

If you head to the top floor of the National Theatre at the Southbank, then behind two anonymous wooden doors, is a corridor filled with concrete heaven -- an exhibition about how the National Theatre was born out of concrete.


50 years ago – how the Victoria line was built

Today marks the 50th anniversary of the opening of the Victoria line, and this is its 20 year journey from idea to finished railway.


Crossrail confirms 9-MONTH delay to launch date

Crossrail has announced that it is to miss its December 2018 opening date, and will be pushing the launch of what will be the Elizabeth line back to sometime in autumn 2019.


London’s weekly railway news

A weekly round-up of London's rail transport news...


Tickets Alert: Tours of a disused London Underground tube station

The disused London Underground station at Aldwych is to once again open its doors to let people down and see this most famous of abandoned tube stations.


16 ways to save money and find cheap train tickets

It's that time of year again when people talk about next year's annual train fare rises, so here's a range of ways to save money on your travel costs.


Shoreditch’s Shakespearean theatre to be opened to the public

The remains of a Shakespearean theatre discovered under the streets of Shoreditch will be go on public display next year, as part of a new museum opening on the site.