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Reduced service at Warren Street tube station from Monday

From Monday morning there will be changes at Warren Street tube station, and some London Underground trains wont be stopping at the station.

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London’s weekly railway news

A weekly round-up of London’s rail transport news…

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Visit Coggeshall – a barn, a church, a manor and a village

A small picture-postcard type village in Essex is home to some remarkable historical buildings, many of which can be visited

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Victorian art for the modern world – De Morgan goes digital

Ever since the De Morgan museum in Wandsworth closed in 2014, it’s been a bit difficult to see the collection, but soon it’ll be a lot easier.

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Giant “sugar cube” to house London Underground ventilation systems

Hidden away on side streets in Euston, will soon be a giant glazed cube that’ll housing ventilation systems for the Northern line.

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Tube strike announced for Central and Victoria lines

The rail union the RMT has announced that its members on two London Underground lines will be on strike at the end of the month.

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Tickets Alert: Peppa Pig and Blade Runner in a vintage cinema

Yes, it’s that famous film or TV series, but what makes this screening notable is the location. Will you take a look at that.

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Testing a solar powered railway

Just outside London, a test is underway to see if it’s possible to power commuter trains by solar power.

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Pay a visit to Tiptree’s Jam Museum

A small village in Essex that you probably didn’t know existed, yet with an instantly memorable name is also home to a museum – of the making of jam.

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Visit the Freemason’s Museum

For a building that looks imposing and full of secrets, Freemason’s Hall is actually open to the public, and free to go in.

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Tickets Alert: Tours of the BT heritage & archive centre

Normally only open to researchers, for one day in September, British Telecom’s archives will be open to the public.

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See inside Crossrail’s Whitechapel station

One of the more complex stations being built by Crossrail is at Whitechapel where they not only had to build a new station above existing running railways but also tunnel underneath them as well.

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Watch a power station demolition

It’s not in London, not at a convenient hour, and the organisers would rather no one turned up – so here are the details.

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London Underground posters – Special offer for ianVisits readers

Alongside the design of the stations, London Underground’s posters heritage is justly world-famous.

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London’s Alleys: Great Turnstile, WC2

This is the greater of three turnstile alleys in the Holborn alley, although only greater in name not in stature.

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