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London’s weekly railway news

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


London railway upgrades – a progress report

If you’ve ever wondered what goes on when the lines are closed at weekends, this is a break-down from TfL of what's happened in recent months across the rail network.


West Hampstead Overground goes step-free

The ongoing works at West Hampstead Overground station have seen lifts come into operation several weeks after the new footbridge opened.


Bakerloo line extension seeks to go beyond Lewisham

A new consultation on the long planned Bakerloo line extension has opened today, and is seeking views on the tunnel route, the location of worksites and potentially extending the line beyond Lewisham.


London’s weekly railway news

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


London’s weekly railway news

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


London Overground to run Boxing Day services for the first time

The London Overground is traditionally closed on Boxing Day, but this year, some of it will be running a service.


London’s mainline stations to get free Wi-Fi coverage

Network Rail has announced that a number of mainline stations are to be fitted with free Wi-Fi services from early next year.


TfL’s unclickable Oysters

Like many people I get an email from TfL each month letting me know my Oyster card will expire soon and I need to go to their website to renew it. If only it was that simple.


More evidence that HS2 is more about capacity than speed

A submission into the HS2 review has found that over 50 stations that are not part of the HS2 network will be able to offer more train services once HS2 is built.


Train speed record set between London and Bristol

A new modern speed record has been set for a train running between Bristol Temple Meads and London Paddington of just 1 hour and 12 minutes.


Hackney Central Overground station could get a second entrance

A second entrance for Hackney Central station to deal with overcrowding is being explored as part of a joint project between the council and Transport for London.


London’s weekly railway news

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


TfL rail to take over GWR services to Reading from December

This December will see the long arm of Transport for London (TfL) extending out to Reading as it takes over services from GWR between Paddington and Reading.


Hornby has a model railway at St Pancras Station

There's a small model railway currently running around in a loop at St Pancras Station.