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London’s weekly railway news #19

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

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Fantasy Architecture — An Aircraft Carrier for London?

Pssst, want a second-hand aircraft carrier? Got one going cheap, only a few million miles on the clock. Go on, would look lovely next to the mantelpiece.

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Paintings and drawings of the Thames in the 1860s

Just over 110 years ago, an American artist living in London died. London has never really forgiven this insult to its character so it has taken 110 years for a major exhibition of his work to go on display.

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The abandoned Post Office Railway to be opened to the public

As I am sure you are all aware, the Post Office has its own private railway that runs under London and it lies abandoned and empty. However, it’s ghostly slumbers may be about to be disturbed.

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The mysterious Cheapside Hoard goes on display at last

A historical mystery has gone on display at the Museum of London as the greatest collection of Elizabethan and and Stuart period jewellery has been laid out for the first time in a hundred years.

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The London River Park is dead

OK, the London River Park has been dead for some considerable time, but some point over the past few days, the website joined its architectural vision and has finally given up trying to promote the project.

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London’s weekly railway news #18

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

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3D Model of Bank tube station and the 2020 Upgrade plans

If you head into a certain Church in the City, you can see catnip for any tube fan — a 3D model of the future Bank/Monument tube station as it will be in around 2020.

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List of London’s 2013 Bonfire Night Fireworks

Time to start planning the annual celebration of the persecution of a Papist plot to kill our Protestant Monarch.

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First Crossrail Tunnel completed

The first large scale redundancy on the Crossrail project has taken place — as the first of their mighty tunnel boring machines has completed its work.

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