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Approval given for new tube station at Battersea

Plans for one of the two new tube stations on the Northern line extension have been approved.


London’s weekly railway news #232

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


New London tube map includes the forthcoming Elizabeth line

With just under a year to the first passenger trains, a new tube map has been shown off including the Elizabeth line (nee Crossrail) as it will be when the service launches in December 2018.


Presenting…. the tube map for Christmas Day.

The annual gift of a tube map for Christmas Day.


40 years of Flying the Tube to Heathrow Airport

Forty years ago, a world first occurred, as the first ever underground rail link between an airport and a city opened -- and it was in London.


London’s weekly railway news #231

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


Euston Station to become a homeless shelter on Christmas Day

What do you do with a big empty train station on the one day that no trains run at all? Offer it to the homeless.


TfL to charge advertisers £39 million for Elizabeth line advertising deal

When the Elizabeth line welcomes its first customers next year, they will see a vast new stations, new trains, and an awful lot of advertising.


TfL takes over 11 train stations from GWR

Yesterday, TfL got a little bit larger, when it took over the staffing of a number of train stations in Berkshire from Great Western Railway.


Calls for design to revamp Old Street roundabout

Plans to revamp the tired Old Street roundabout have taken a small step forward, with a call for a design proposal to be set in to Islington council.


Limited edition Oyster card holders giveaway

On Monday morning, there will be a chance to get a limited-edition Oyster card holder, with the cover designed by the artist, Marc Camille Chaimowicz.


There will be a heritage bus service on Christmas Day

On the day when tubes, trains, buses and even cable cars go to sleep, there will one bus company offering a very special Christmas Day service.


London’s weekly railway news #230

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


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. If you’ve ever wondered what goes on when the lines are closed at weekends, this is what’s going on.


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.


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