Transport Issues - Latest news and reviews

epping-l11-01 A curious piece of tube history

Just outside Epping tube station, commuters might have noticed an old tube train rusting away, and thought little of it, but this locomotive is the remains of a very odd development in tube history.

A mysterious structure in the Vaults under London Bridge train station London’s weekly railway news #171

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

ce0d830d8aee4d11bee76c776ed53383 Major new London Bridge junction to open after Christmas

One of the many railway bottlenecks outside London Bridge should be removed this coming Christmas, with the commissioning of the Bermondsey Flyunder.

angel-road-meridian-water-station-01 One of London’s quietest train stations set for major upgrade

A small windswept train station in the middle of an industrial estate that sees hardly any trains could soon become considerably busier thanks to a local development.

moorgate-tube-station-posters-05 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.

Photographing the Wharncliffe Railway Viaduct London’s weekly railway news #170

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

west-croydon-bus-garage-02 West Croydon’s Woody New Bus Station

West Croydon has gained an upgraded bus station, and seems to have taken its inspiration from old steam engines and tree houses.

Stockwell Bus Garage A chance to go inside the concrete marvel that’s Stockwell Bus Garage

Hidden away on a side street in South London can be found one of London’s post-war architectural marvels, and this Saturday will be a chance to go inside.

underline-zineb-sedira-photo-small-thierry-bal_0002-490x327 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.

river-crossings Five new river crossings announced by the Mayor

The Mayor of London has outlined aspirations for a number of new river crossings in East London, which is a bit of a north-south barrier at the moment as far as transport is concerned.

bea1 The time when Routemaster buses came with luggage trailers

When airports were young, and terminal buildings younger, there was an experiment with airport terminals being built in the centre of London.

ct1u41oxgaaknpr Canadian Boris Bikes to be replaced with British Bikes

A deal has been announced that will see the current generation of Boris Bikes slowly replaced with a new lighter design, and one that is being made here in Blighty.

epping-signal-cabin-01 Meet the team restoring a London Underground signal box

Twenty years ago, a signal cabin controlled its last trains on the London Underground, but now a team of enthusiasts are attempting to restore this lost piece of tube history to working order.

vt_pencils_edit-2-of-4 See miniature trains carved out of pencils – for one day only

For one day next week, there will be a small display of astonishingly small model trains at King's Cross station. They're carved out of pencils.

New tube train for the London Underground goes on display London’s weekly railway news #168

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

Page 1 of 4312345...102030...Last »