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See Tunnel Engineering on Display in Westminster

A short walk from Big Ben is a large exhibition about the tunnels under London, and -- much more importantly -- a working tunnel boring machine, made from Lego.


New TV series about the Crossrail project coming soon

Look out, as a second TV series about the construction of the Elizabeth line (nee Crossrail) starts on BBC 2 next week.


The abandoned railway tunnel used by the BBC in WW2

Deep under the streets of Bristol lies an abandoned underground railway that served a secret purpose in WW2 and is only now starting to occasionally open its doors to curious visitors.


Tickets Alert: Tours of the mothballed Post Office railway

The long abandoned Post Office Railway is to start tours from July, with tickets going on sale next month.


180th Anniversary of Regent’s Park’s Lost Railway Station

Buried underneath part of the Regent's Park lies one of London rail heritage's stranger stories, an entire railway terminus that once rivaled Euston station, but now is empty, abandoned, and largely forgotten.


Major Victoria tube station upgrade opens to the public

Earlier today, a major upgrade to Victoria tube station was completed, when an entire new entrance and set of escalators was opened to the public.


Take a ride through the Post Office Railway tunnels

Around the middle of next year, it will be possible to take a ride through the disused tunnels of the Post Office Railway.


Bond Street tube station’s private tunnel to Selfridges

A private tunnel linking Bond Street tube station to Selfridges, letting shoppers having a direct route underneath Oxford Street to the department store.


Crossrail art goes on display

A major construction project will have photographic records of the work done, but can also sometimes seek out more artistic interpretations, and Crossrail has done that.


More hidden tube station tours announced

The London Transport Museum has announced a fresh series of Hidden London tours, of six venues, with tickets going on sale later this month.


Inside the hidden vaults under the Clifton Suspension Bridge

Experts had long thought the mighty stone foundations of the Clifton Suspension Bridge were as solid as the bedrock they stood upon. The experts were wrong.


Old posters revealed by workers at Moorgate station

As the refurbishment of Moorgate station proceeds ahead of the arrival of Crossrail, workers stripping back posters have been uncovering older posters that once adorned the walls.


High speed video shows tube driver’s view of the Victoria Line

Brixton based artist Zineb Sedira has created a series of films and large-scale photographs that will be displayed at King's Cross St Pancras, Euston, Highbury & Islington and Brixton later this month.


Photos from the Crossrail station at Bond Street

With just over two years to go, the public are getting an early glimpse of the future Elizabeth Line stations, as Crossrail opens up some of its building sites to the public.


TV documentary about the Jubilee Line Extension

Turns out, there's an old TV programme about the construction of the Jubilee Line Extension that's been lurking on iPlayer for however long.


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