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New book about Crossrail released

Now that Crossrail has completed all its tunnels (yes, really!), its time for a book to applaud the effort.

A walk around the London Overground with by Iain Sinclair

A book had been delivered, a walk around the Overground, to be read on the Underground.

Queen Boudica’s fire found under the Walkie Talkie skyscraper

The Walkie-Talkie skyscraper may have gained a reputation for frying eggs on the pavement, but its basement conceals remains of a much older conflagration — the burning of London by Queen Boudica.

Haynes publishes an Owners Manual for the London Underground

A book by a provider of car repair manuals about the London Underground illustrated with its famous cut-away diagrams should be cat-nip to any transport geek.

A new book about the New Bus for London

A new bus needs a new book, so the New Bus for London has gained an official New Book about the New Bus.

Strange Air — A Railway Ghost Story

Anyone who has even the slightest hint of interest in London’s abandoned railway tunnels is bound to have heard rumours of Victorian train carriages being buried within them and lost.