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Thameslink’s Elstree & Borehamwood station set for upgrade

A planned upgrade of the railway station at Elstree & Borehamwood station is set to go ahead now that Thameslink has awarded the £1.5m contract.

Cheap train tickets on Southeastern railway this weekend

This weekend is SuperSaturday on Southeastern railway and they're offering unlimited travel across their entire network for just £20.

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Talks to avert Piccadilly line strike collapse

Talks between the RMT and TfL to avert a strike on the London Underground this week have ended without agreement.

Last chance to ride the old Woolwich Ferries

After many decades of service, the old Woolwich Ferries are soon to be decommissioned, and you have just a couple of weeks to take a trip in them.

Bank branch trains calling at London Underground’s Kennington Station again

Northern line customers can interchange between the Bank and Charing Cross branches at Kennington again from today (Mon 17th Sept) following the completion of excavation work as part of the Northern Line Extension.

London Underground plans new entrance for Southwark tube station

Nearly a decade after a similar plan was quashed, TfL is making an attempt to give Southwark tube station a second entrance. The plans are for a new entrance on a residential street about half way towards Waterloo station, with

Eurostar cheap ticket sale – for couples and groups

Sorry single people travelling alone, this deals not for us -- as Eurostar launch a flash sale of low cost tickets for people travelling in multiples.

South Western Railway launches two new discount train tickets

Two new discount ticket offers have been launched giving a discount for regular commuters and people who travel occasionally along the same route.

London Underground extension ruled out in favour of more Trams

A lingering hope that the Northern line could be extended southwards from Morden has been killed off in favour of a Tram extension instead.

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Visit Woking’s art-deco railway control room

The astonishing electrical control room at Woking will be open to the public as part of the Heritage Open Days at the weekend.

Calls to extend Bakerloo line to Canary Wharf

Plans to extend the Bakerloo line down towards Lewisham could be thrown into doubt if a rival proposal to run it via Canary Wharf gets wider support.

50 years ago – how the Victoria line was built

Today marks the 50th anniversary of the opening of the Victoria line, and this is its 20 year journey from idea to finished railway.

Crossrail confirms 9-MONTH delay to launch date

Crossrail has announced that it is to miss its December 2018 opening date, and will be pushing the launch of what will be the Elizabeth line back to sometime in autumn 2019.