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The special tiles at London Underground’s Bethnal Green station

Bethnal Green tube station is notable for three things - a disaster, a clock, and some tiles -- and today I am going to talk about the tiles.


Virgin Trains complains after Manchester United scarf flushed down its toilets

Virgin Trains is launching a campaign to ask people to stop flushing strange things down their train toilets.


Free travel on London Transport this New Year’s Eve

As is now traditional, travel on much of the public transport in London will be free of charge overnight on New Year's Eve.


Cycle hire hits record high as usage growth slows

Over 10.5 million journeys were made using Santander Cycles during 2018 according to TfL, but growth rates have slowed over the past couple of years.


London’s weekly railway news

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


Free cycle hire bikes over Christmas

The London cycle hire service, Santander Cycles is offering free bike hire over the Christmas period, including on Christmas Day.


London Overground extension to Barking Riverside gets go ahead

TfL has formally awarded the contract that will let construction of the London Overground extension to Barking Riverside commence next year.


London’s weekly railway news

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


Support a new steam railway for South-East London

A new narrow gauge steam railway is being built in South-East London to bring visitors on a scenic trip to the Victorian pumping station at Crossness.


London Bridge’s railway signal box restored in York

A rare surviving signal box that once controlled trains through London Bridge is now being restored -- at the National Railway Museum in York