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London’s weekly railway news #243

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

An update on the latest Northern line extension construction works

Works on the Northern line extension towards Battersea has seen a number of milestones over the past couple of months.

Disused tram tunnel restored by Crossrail

A disused tram tunnel that was commandeered for the Crossrail project is due to be handed back to Camden Council following a restoration to its original condition.

Developer chosen to upgrade South Kensington tube station

As part of the planned upgrade for South Kensington tube station, TfL has announced that Native Land has been selected as its preferred partner to develop the land owned by TfL around the station.

How Crossrail was affected by the curvature of the earth

Crossrail's tunnels under London are long, so long that when they were being planned, they were affected by something you might not expect -- the curvature of the earth.

Tickets Alert: Women on the railways

The Rail Women Debate will examine the story of women in the rail industry, and how the industry can encourage more women to become involved in the railways.

Developer wants to build over the tube tracks in Kensington

A section of railway in central London could be built over if plans for a major housing development are approved by Kensington and Chelsea Council.

London’s weekly railway news #242

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

Mayor outlines Crossrail and Tram extension plans

A report from the Mayor of London's office has outlined some aspirations for railway upgrades over the next couple of decades, including extending Crossrail and the Tram service.

Take a sneak peek at Canary Wharf’s new Elizabeth line station

It’s come a long way since it was raw concrete and sand, and today was a chance for the public to go in and see what their new Elizabeth line station will look like when it opens in a few months time.

Watch the first live test of an Elizabeth line train in the Crossrail tunnels

Sunday night saw a first, as an Elizabeth line train entered the Crossrail tunnels under its own electric power for the first time.

Exhibition looks at when the railways delivered coal with style

Open for just four days - and closing on Monday - this is a chance to see one of the more forgotten aspects of railway design, the time when freight got an iconic makeover.

London’s weekly railway news #241

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

Behind the hoardings tours of Canary Wharf’s Elizabeth line station

Tickets have been released for the last chance to go on a behind-the-scenes tour of the Crossrail station at Canary Wharf.

Banking crisis for Northern line passengers

Bank branch passengers are warned that there'll be fewer trains and Kennington station will be closed for around four months later this year.

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