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Quarter of people “feel awkward” giving up a seat on the London Underground

It's the annual Priority Seating Week -- an event that shouldn't need to exist -- to encourage London commuters to offer their seat when they see someone else is in need of it.


The DLR could be extended from Bank to Euston

Canary Wharf is working on a proposal for an improved rail link between the Docklands and Euston mainline station.


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Reversal as London Overground ticket offices to remain open

Although earmarked to be closed, most of London Overground ticket offices are to remain open, after the Mayor of London diverted an additional £5m funding from London’s business rates.


Tickets Alert: Ride the last ever passenger Intercity125 out of Paddington

Next month, the last ever passenger service HST will leave Paddington, and you can be on board.


GWR offering Intercity 125 train window signs for sale

Here's an odd thing for sale, and hence, for some people, utterly desirable -- boxes of unused destination labels used on Intercity 125 trains.


Fancy owning a Tube roundel coffee table?

It turns out that the official supplier of tube roundels to London Underground has a side-line in coffee tables.


Satellite radar reveals Crossrail tunnels under London

Researchers at the University of Bath have been able to use a novel form of satellite monitoring to show where Crossrail tunnels run under central London.


An exhibition of railway footbridges at Waterloo Station

The mezzanine at Waterloo Station has been filled with photographs of railway footbridges -- as part of the Network Rail retrospective study.


Crossrail to launch Paddington to Reading service in December 2019

A letter sent to local politicians has confirmed that Crossrail plans to launch a rail service between Paddington and Reading in December this year.


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Major disruption to c2c trains this July-August

Due to works on the London Overground extension to Barking Riverside, services on the c2c railway lines in the area are going to be hit with several weeks of serious disruption.


Southeastern railway gets temporary franchise extension

The current franchise operator for Southeastern trains, Govia has had its agreement extended, on a temporary basis.


Ever noticed the London Underground trains smaller doors?

If you travel on the sub-surface lines, you might not be aware of it, but the trains have a small point of interest in their door design.


More London railway stations to get step-free access

A total of 14 railway stations in the London area are to get step-free access, following a funding agreement from the government.