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London railway upgrades – a progress report

One of the periodic reports from TfL has been released with details of ongoing network upgrades across the networks it controls over the past few months. If you’ve ever wondered what goes on when the lines are closed at weekends, this will inform you.


New entrance for Southwark tube station to be decided next week

Plans for a second entrance to Southwark tube station are set to go ahead following a recommendation from the council's planning officers that they be approved.


Tickets Alert: Another chance to ride in the 1938 art deco tube train

Following the weekend's trip by the 1938 tube train through central London, it will be out again next month in another part of the Underground.


Pink Floyd re-release rare London Underground music video

In 1968, Pink Floyd took a trip on the London Underground, to film a video for their second album and they've just released the rarely seen video once more.


Taking a trip on the 1938 tube train on the Underground

Earlier today a very old train took a very rare trip through central London for what will be one of the last times it can make such a journey.


5,120 tonne loading test above Moorgate tube station

Over a number of days last November, Europe's largest load test was carried out on a series of concrete piles that were installed around Moorgate tube station.


London’s weekly railway news

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


See vintage tube trains and buses in London on Sunday

This coming Sunday, a vintage tube train will be running through central London, and out at Epping, vintage buses will travel around the countryside.


Elizabeth line roundel spotting

The opening date of the Elizabeth line may have been pushed back to "whenever", but signs to the new tube line are popping up across the network.


Taking a look at the Elizabeth line’s new Old Oak Common depot

One of London's oldest train depots has recently become home to its newest fleet of trains -- for the Elizabeth line -- and I've been given a look around the huge site.


London’s second quietest train station is set to close in May

Angel Road, London's second quietest train station is set to close in May, the Department for Transport has announced.


TfL mulls DLR and Overground extensions to Thamesmead

Long mooted plans to create a cross-river rail link across the Thames in East London are being looked at by TfL.


London’s weekly railway news

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


Red vests for London Underground staff

London Underground staff are being issued with new red vests to be worn in stations from next week, so that they are more visible to passengers.