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Art-Deco tube train returns to the London Underground

After an absence of a few years, this September offers a chance to ride in the delightful little 1938 era tube train.


London’s railway upgrades – a progress report

One of the periodic reports from TfL has been released with details of ongoing network upgrades across the networks it controls over the past few months.


Kew Garden’s remarkable concrete bridge

It doesn't look like much, but the train station at Kew Gardens has a remarkable survivor of early reinforced concrete -- and most people have no idea that the shabby looking footbridge is it.


London’s weekly railway news #261

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


Piccadilly line drivers to strike this week from Wed to Sat

Unless it's called off at the last minute, there will be a tube strike starting on Wednesday evening and lasting until Saturday morning.


Euston station will be closed for three weekends over the summer

Train passengers are being warned that Euston station will be closed for three consecutive weekends in August and September.


Sneak preview of Crossrail’s new Tottenham Court Road station

The last of the Crossrail stations to be shown off to the public opened its doors today, giving visitors a sneak preview of what the Elizabeth line station will look like when it opens in December.


Elizabeth line opening date set for 9th December

It's been pretty much an open secret for some time, but the date that Crossrail transforms into the Elizabeth line has been set for the 9th December 2018.


London Underground one step closer to Holborn tube station upgrade

A consultation held to show off plans to substantially upgrade Holborn tube station has found, unsurprisingly, widespread support for the plans.


London’s weekly railway news #260

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Today marks 15 years of Oysters on the London Underground

On the 30th June 2003, London Underground introduced the notion of tapping in and tapping out - the Oyster Card had arrived.


Crossrail extension to Ebbsfleet gets support from government body

Before it's even finished, Crossrail could be in line for its third extension, this time out to Ebbsfleet in Kent.


London railway upgrades – a progress report

One of the periodic reports from TfL has been released with details of ongoing network upgrades across the networks it controls over the past few months.


Do Londoners dream of electric buses?

Londoners might not dream of electric buses, but this ordinary looking bus garage in Waterloo features in the dreams of people from across the world who come to visit it.


Competition to design a railway footbridge

Network Rail has opened a competition to design a new footbridge that can be used to improve accessibility at stations and level crossings.


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