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Major test of London Underground signalling upgrade

London Underground engineers have completed their biggest test to date of brand new signalling that will see more trains able to run closer together in the future.

New pedestrian route planed for Barnes railway bridge

A section of the Thames that is currently blocked for pedestrians by a railway bridge could soon get it's own dedicated footbridge to avoid a nasty detour.

Student art goes on display in a train station

A train station near a famous art gallery has gained its own art display, courtesy of the local school.

TfL publishes the Elizabeth line Design Idiom

A few weeks ago a new document appeared on the TfL website, announcing the design rules that will apply to the new Elizabeth line signage.

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Disused passenger tunnels to be reopened at Knightsbridge tube station

A redevelopment of Knightsbridge tube station is underway, opening up a series of disused tunnels that the public haven't seen since the 1930s.

One of London’s largest ever artworks installed at Paddington station

A giant work of art is being installed at the future Elizabeth line station in Paddington -- the huge glass roof which will be decorated with clouds.

See a steam train on the London Overground on Saturday

An early Christmas treat, as a steam train will be chugging along the London Overground on the morning of Saturday (2nd Dec).

Mobile phone coverage planed for the tube tunnels

Mobile phones could start to work in tube tunnels from 2019, as long running plans take a step closer to a tender being issued.

London’s weekly railway news #228

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