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Design for Northern Line ventilation shaft in Kennington released

As part of the Northern line extension to Battersea, two new ventilation shafts are required, and the design for one of the them has been revealed for public comment.


New Crossrail / Elizabeth line tube map released

A new map showing the route for the Elizabeth line (nee Crossrail) has been released as TfL also announces an increase in the number of off-peak services that it will be offering.


London’s weekly railway news #209

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London’s weekly railway news #208

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


Cheap train tickets sale at Virgin Trains west coast

A heads up for forward planning train travelers, there’s a discount sale starting on Virgin Trains west coast line.


London Transport reaches One Billion contactless payments

London’s transport network has now seen more than one billion pay as you go journeys made by contactless payment cards.


Elizabeth line gets an extension to Heathrow Terminal 5

The future Elizabeth line, which was already due to call at Heathrow Airport's Terminals 2 and 4 from next May, is to add Terminal 5 to the list, but not until December 2019.


New photos from the Crossrail tunnels released

Crossrail has released a set of photos showing the critical work to fit out the tunnels to turn them into the Elizabeth line operational railway.


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.


London’s weekly railway news #207

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