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It’s the 40th anniversary of the Jubilee line opening

It opened two years late and they changed its name half-way through building it, not the Elizabeth line -- this is the 40th birthday of the Jubilee line.

New sponsors for TfL’s “Baby on Board” badges

Transport for London has signed a new 3-year sponsorship deal for it's Baby on Board badges with Mothercare and BABYZEN.

London’s weekly railway news

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

Crossrail confirms TWO YEAR delay to opening date

It was due to open in December 2018, but Crossrail has now confirmed that they are unlikely to open until December 2020, and Bond Street station even later.

Damning report into Crossrail delays

A report into the problems at Crossrail has firmly blamed TfL's Commissioner, Mike Brown, accusing him of withholding information from the Mayor of London.

Tickets Alert: More rides on the 1938 art-deco tube train

On Sunday 19th May, the London Transport Museum will be operating more trips with the 1938 tube stock train - this time on the Piccadilly Line.

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.

London’s weekly railway news

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

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.