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Take a look at Crossrail’s Abbey Wood station upgrade

In just a few weeks time, an entirely new station building is due to open at Abbey Wood, ahead of the arrival of the Elizabeth line next year.


Eurostar ticket sale – from £29 to France and Belgium

Eurostar are to release 44,500 seats for sale next Tuesday for trips to France and Belgium, with tickets costing from just £29 each way.


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Timelapse video of Crossrail escalators being installed

With over half the escalators now installed in the new Elizabeth line stations, new timelapse video and photos released by Crossrail highlights current progress.


The art of mapping London’s transport networks

For a couple of days, TfL dug deep into its archives and put a large number of maps on display.


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Coventry’s Transport Museums – The Electric Railway Museum

It's not easy to find, not easy to get to, and about to close down, so you should hurry to one of the best collections of electric railway trains in the UK.


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London Overground extension approved for Barking Riverside

Permission has been given for the London Overground to be extended to a new housing development at Barking riverside.


Photos from the abandoned Highgate station

Barely noticed by the people who use it, sitting directly above Highgate tube station is an entire abandoned railway station, now slowly being reclaimed by nature.


See a 3D model of Bond Street tube station

As an example of how TfL uses data analysis to plan future tube station upgrades, a 3D scale model of Bond Street tube station has been loaned to the Science Museum.


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Catch the first trains from Waterloo International on Saturday

Just under a decade after it closed to Eurostar trains, the former Waterloo International platforms come back into use this weekend.


The early plans for the DLR to be a Tram not a Train

It seems difficult to believe, but London's famous driverless trains came very close to having drivers, and being a tram network, not a train one.


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