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New documentary about Crossrail on BBC2 this week

A new two-part TV series about the construction of the Crossrail tunnels and their fit-out into an operational railway starts this week on BBC.

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First images of HS2’s Old Oak Common station shown off

The design for what will be one of the UK’s largest railway hubs has been shown off for public comment.

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A history of the South Bank Lion

Standing proud above the tourists on Westminster Bridge is a statue of a noble lion who gave hope to London during WW2 and was saved by a King.

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Plans to extend London style PAYG rail fares to rest of the South-East

The familiar London Transport style payment for train fares, based on a PAYG model could be expanded to the rest of the South-East of England, under plans announced by the Department for Transport.

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Bank tube station’s Central line could get step-free upgrade

Bank tube station is in the middle of a major upgrade project, and TfL has commissioned a study into whether the upgrade could be… upgraded.

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Help build and destroy a cardboard tower in the City

Fancy spending a day helping to build a tower out of cardboard, only to then tear it down the next day?

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London’s weekly railway news

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

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The surprising reason for London Underground’s new heritage signs

You might have seen some new signs popping up around the tube stations recently showing off London Underground’s heritage.

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Plans to pedestrianise Bank junction in the City of London

Following a trial restriction on road traffic through Bank junction, the City of London has approved the intent to pedestrianise the junction over the next few years.

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Exhibition goes under the skin to reveal the secrets of the human body

For a few weeks, there’s an exhibition about what lies beneath the skin of the average human being.

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