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Tickets Alert: Rare railway tour planned

Next month will be a chance to ride trains along a rarely used bit of track, and raise money for a worthy charity at the same time.


More upgrade works for Victoria tube station

A modest, but potentially important upgrade to the entrance to Victoria tube station is being planned, to make it more obvious that it is in fact, an entrance.


New rail link to Heathrow from Reading consultation opens

A third and possibly final consultation is opening on plans to build a new rail link that will allow direct connections between Reading and Heathrow Airport.


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Work starts on new entrance for Paddington tube station

Work has started on the controversial Paddington Cube, which will also include a new entrance to the Bakerloo line platforms under Paddington station.


London’s weekly railway news #250

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It’s Priority Seating Week on London transport

Transport for London (TfL) is launching its first ‘Priority Seating Week’ campaign to make travelling easier for people who find it difficult to stand.


Photos from the disused tunnels now helping the Bank tube station upgrade

Deep under the City of London lies its oldest deep level tube station, in use for less than a decade before it closed in 1900, now it's about to get a new lease of life.


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Unbuilt London: The “figure of eight” tube line

There should be a major junction under Oxford Circus acting as the centre point of a large double-loop tube line, had plans shown off in 1988 gone ahead.


London’s weekly railway news #248

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Network Rail takes over Clapham Junction station ahead of upgrade

Network Rail has taken over the operations at Clapham Junction from South Western Railway which had been running the station.


London’s weekly railway news #247

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Have you met Robert the tank engine at Stratford?

When the mine closed in 1969, Robert said farewell to his friends and spent a happy retirement running up and down heritage railways. Pulling excited families along rural lines, it was a good retirement.


Calls for London Overground extension to Lewisham

Lewisham council has issued a call for the Overground to be extended to Lewisham town centre as part of a wider series of improvements to the local rail and DLR networks.


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