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Major upgrade planned for Holborn tube station

The hugely overcrowded Holborn tube station is set for a major upgrade, to ease congestion, especially for people who use it to swap between the Central and Piccadilly lines.


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More details released about Camden tube station’s upgrade

Long running plans to upgrade Camden tube station have made a step closer to realisation with another consultation for the public to comment on.


Magnetic Wands and Giant Dustbusters for the Underground

London Underground is to increase investment in cleaning the tube tunnels of their dirt and dust - not for cosmetic reasons, but because we tend to breath it in and that might not be good for our health.


Rainbow roundel appears on the tube

TfL is transforming parts of the transport network with a new rainbow design, which has been created to show support for the LGBT+ community, as part of a range of activities taking place this month.


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First Elizabeth line trains enter passenger service

Earlier today, and a few weeks later than originally planned, the very first passenger carrying train for the Elizabeth line (nee Crossrail) entered service.


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Tottenham level crossing to close as railway station gets upgrade

A level crossing in Tottenham will be closed next month as part of plans to double its platforms and extra tracks to the railway in the area.


Cooling the tube – Engineering heat out of the Underground

On a summer's day a trip in a hot tube train is a dreadful experience, but how did we end up with such hot tube trains, and what's being done about it?


Tickets Alert: London Transport returns to Ongar

The Epping Ongar Railway -- a steam heritage line in East London -- is going back to its roots, back to when it was part of the Central Line.


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There’s a garden inside a tube station ticket office

There's an experiment taking place that might see old underground ticket offices turned into new potted gardens.


New tunnel opens at Victoria tube station

The upgrade works at Victoria tube station took another step towards completion, with the opening of a new pedestrian tunnel last week.


Old posters uncovered at Vauxhall tube station

Works to clean up the poster display units have uncovered decades old posters lurking deep under the layers.