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Train punctuality shows sharp drop as new reporting method hits

The reports of how many trains arrive on time are to be shaken up, and the result could be to make train reliability appear to drop drastically.


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London Underground tests new design information boards

The digital screens you see in stations with travel alerts are getting a refresh as TfL has started a trial of a new design.


Crossrail on target, but warns of risks

In a meeting with Transport for London earlier today, Crossrail confirmed that it remains on track to open the Elizabeth line within the October 2020 to March 2021 window previously identified, but warned that there is still uncertainty about the opening date.


Bexleyheath railway line to close for 9-days in February 2020

If you use Southeastern railway through Bexleyheath in South London, consider this a tip to book a week off work next February.


Plans to reopen the Brentford to Southall railway

A plan to convert a little used freight railway in West London for passengers has taken a step forward.


Take a look at the Crossrail station under Bond Street

Of all the Crossrail stations, the most controversial has to be Bond Street - as it's so behind schedule that it might not open when the Elizabeth line's own delayed opening takes place.


Photos from London Underground’s Bank station upgrade

The new entrance to Bank tube station, being added as part of a major upgrade itself hit a major milestone when the roof was “topped out” last week. The new entrance, which will face onto Cannon Street, near to the


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Was the Northern line nearly named after Tutankhamun?

There is a story that crops up ever so often that during the Tutankhamun mania of the mid-1920s, the Northern line was nearly named the Tootancamden line.


Fenchurch Street station destined for a makeover

A plan to revamp Fenchurch Street railway station has been submitted to the City of London, to upgrade the internal layout and improve the overall appearance externally.


TfL’s Lost Property Office is to move to a new home

The famous repository of forgotten umbrellas and teddy bears, the Lost Property office is moving home after nearly 90 years in its current home.


New art for new London Underground stations

The two new tube stations on the Northern line extension are getting new art installations especially designed for them.


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London trains destined for football stadium car park

A fleet of old London trains are to be stored on a former football stadium car park - ahead of being scrapped.