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London Public Art: Modern Marriage

A giant white disembodied foot can be found in the gardens next to the US Embassy in Nine Elms.

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London railway upgrades – a progress report

One of the periodic reports from TfL has been released with details of ongoing network upgrades across the networks it controls over the past few months.

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Do Londoners dream of electric buses?

Londoners might not dream of electric buses, but this ordinary looking bus garage in Waterloo features in the dreams of people from across the world who come to visit it.

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London’s Alleys: Herbal Hill, EC1

A fairly steep little passageway that’s wide enough to be a road, was originally an extension of Saffron Hill to the south.

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The splendour of the East arrives at the Queen’s Gallery

Two very different exhibitions, both celebrating the splendours of the Indian subcontinent — from Mughal paintings, to jewellery and elaborate weaponry — both at The Queen’s Gallery.

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Unbuilt London: The Southwark Railway Terminus

A scheme once proposed replacing five railway stations in central London with one giant terminus in Southwark.

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Competition to design a railway footbridge

Network Rail has opened a competition to design a new footbridge that can be used to improve accessibility at stations and level crossings.

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London’s weekly railway news #258

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

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When a WW2 tunnel full of salads meets modern art

What happens when an abandoned WW2 under Clapham is used to grow salads, and then gives over some of the space to modern art?

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Thames Tideway’s tunnel boring machines lowered 53 metres into the ground

The first of the giant tunnel boring machines that will dig the “super sewer” underneath the Thames has been lowered into position, some 53 metres below ground.

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