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London’s second quietest train station is set to close in May

Angel Road, London's second quietest train station is set to close in May, the Department for Transport has announced.


TfL mulls DLR and Overground extensions to Thamesmead

Long mooted plans to create a cross-river rail link across the Thames in East London are being looked at by TfL.


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Red vests for London Underground staff

London Underground staff are being issued with new red vests to be worn in stations from next week, so that they are more visible to passengers.


New documentary about Crossrail on BBC2 this week

A new two-part TV series about the construction of the Crossrail tunnels and their fit-out into an operational railway starts this week on BBC.


First images of HS2’s Old Oak Common station shown off

The design for what will be one of the UK's largest railway hubs has been shown off for public comment.


Plans to extend London style PAYG rail fares to rest of the South-East

The familiar London Transport style payment for train fares, based on a PAYG model could be expanded to the rest of the South-East of England, under plans announced by the Department for Transport.


Bank tube station’s Central line could get step-free upgrade

Bank tube station is in the middle of a major upgrade project, and TfL has commissioned a study into whether the upgrade could be... upgraded.


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The surprising reason for London Underground’s new heritage signs

You might have seen some new signs popping up around the tube stations recently showing off London Underground's heritage.


London Underground displays the Hutton Panels inside Bank station

Inside the newly built Walbrook entrance to Bank tube station can be found a freize of Roman inspired murals -- known as the Hutton Panels.


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See the Flying Scotsman in London during 2019

The dates for tours by the world famous steam train, the Flying Scotsman during 2019 have been announced, and it's possible to be on the train as it travels around the UK.


Steam trains returning to the London Underground in 2019

To mark the 150th anniversary of the opening of District line, steam trains will once more ply the route.


Persistent gremlins means free travel for London Overground’s Goblins

Delays in delivering new trains to London Overground's Gospel Oak to Barking line (GOBLIN) means that travellers will be offered a month's free travel in compensation.