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A month of strikes on South Western Railway

The rail union, the RMT has announced 27 days of strikes will take place in December on South Western Railway (SWR) in a long running dispute over driver only operated trains.


Tracking smartphones is helping TfL update it’s Journey Planner

Tracking how people move around tube stations by following their smartphones has lead to a number of changes to TfL's own travel guides.


See the London Underground as it was in the 1960s and 70s

An archive of old footage from the Kinolibrary includes a series of films of the London Underground in the 1960s and 1970s. It’ a world that’s at once very familiar, and yet ever so strange, with trains that look correct,


More trains on the Victoria line during rush hours

London Underground has announced a new timetable on the Victoria line which will see more trains during both the morning and evening rush hours.


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More upgrades for Denmark Hill station

Just six years after they spent £6 million on improvements, more upgrades are needed at Denmark Hill station to cope with surging demand.


Listen out for Stephen Fry on the London Underground tomorrow

Tomorrow (Thur 31st Oct) is the 14th annual London Poppy Day, and TfL along with the The Royal British Legion will be fundraising across tubes, trains and buses.


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The roundel that got cancelled

There's a display in the Transport Museum of roundels used by TfL, but one of them shouldn't be there.


Crossrail operator changes its name

The company awarded the contract to run the future Elizabeth line trains has made a modest but significant change to its trading name.


Channel 5 – Then & Now: Keep London Moving

Take a break from soggy bottoms and tune into tubes and buses instead, as Channel 5 run a 2-part series about London Transport.


Photos from inside Paddington’s Crossrail station

Barely noticed by most train passengers passing through Paddington, a huge new Crossrail station is being built next to Brunel's mainline station.


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London railway upgrades – a progress report

If you’ve ever wondered what goes on when the lines are closed at weekends, this is a break-down from TfL of what's happened in recent months across the rail network.


West Hampstead Overground goes step-free

The ongoing works at West Hampstead Overground station have seen lifts come into operation several weeks after the new footbridge opened.