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A few random thoughts….

A few random thoughts….

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A refurbished railway bridge in South London

This grand colonnade might be the sort of thing you could expect adjoining an equally grand set of buildings, but is in fact a railway bridge in South London.

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London’s weekly railway news #32

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

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Crossrail reaches the half-way mark in its construction

As Crossrail reaches the half-way mark in its construction project, a chance to show off to the current Mayor and Prime Minister what is going on, and release some suitable photos of the tunnels.

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Date announced for a rare tour of a WW2 Bunker

Deep under a housing estate in North London lies one of WW2’s greatest secrets, the reserve Cabinet War Rooms that lay hidden and waiting just in case the (now) more famous Westminster bunkers were attacked.

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Grab some free tickets to the Ig Nobel show

One of the highlights of the annual science entertainment calendar is making a return in March, with an evening comprising of an oddly eclectic mix of science, bad poetry, and a small girl walking up to people and saying “Please Stop, I’m Bored”.

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Huge text wrapped around a tube train, etc

Some posters advertising — or warning — about the fares rise have been going up (like the fares) around the transport network over the past week or so.

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Secrets of Underground London

The yanks have been in London filming underground places, and the result is a fairly decent documentary.

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Crossrail to demolish North Woolwich Railway Station

Within the next week or two, Crossrail will sweep away the the long abandoned railway station that once marked the terminus of the North London Line railway.

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Depression

The D-Word. Depression. Such Fear, Much Loathing, How Hyped, So Pathetic.

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