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Cycle hire bikes now arriving in Brixton

Seven new docking stations are opening today, including the first to open in Brixton town centre.


Take a trip on the Flying Scotsman in 2018

The recently restored Flying Scotsman will be once again running tours around the UK this summer, giving people a chance to be on the world famous train.


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Miniature steam trains for Epping

The Epping Ongar Railway, a heritage line with lots of big steam trains has gained a smaller counterpart - a fully working miniature steam railway.


Crossrail building site to become site for 1,500 new homes

A plot of land in East London that's currently a Crossrail building site has been earmarked as a site for 1,500 new homes.


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Look out for steam trains on King’s Cross passenger concourse

Steam trains are usually found on the rail tracks, but for one week, two locomotives will be sitting in the middle of the passenger concourse at King's Cross.


London Underground aims to deliver super-fast broadband through tube tunnels

London Underground tunnels could soon be carrying a super-fast broadband internet service, if plans being worked on by TfL come to fruition.


Go back in time with these old tube maps

No one will care about this whatsoever, but there's an archive of the maps used inside tube train carriages on the TfL website.


Elizabeth line property developments quadruple predicted levels

One of the expectations of any major transport upgrade is that the value of homes and offices nearby will rise -- but the rise in value caused by the Elizabeth line has surprised researchers.


Increased capacity on the Northern line from this evening

A new timetable has been launched for the Northern line (yes, they do have them), which has expanded the duration of the high-intensity service in the evening peak.


Looking back on a year of the night tube

It's been a bit over a year since the Night Tube launched, and a report by TfL has looked back at how it went.


One final chance to go on a Crossrail building site tour

The tours will be your last chance to get behind the hoardings, see the new stations under construction and experience this major infrastructure project at work.


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Next phase of the Victoria tube station upgrade opens to passengers

An enlarged ticket hall has opened at Victoria tube station today, nearly doubling the size of the current ticket hall space.