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Future tube posters go on display

One hundred posters has gone on display at the Transport Museum, and one of them could go on to become an official tube poster.

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Tickets Alert: Apollo 11 documentary with Q&A

Experience the Apollo 11 mission on one of the biggest cinema screens in Europe – the Science Museum’s IMAX, followed by a Q&A with British astronaut Helen Sharman and legendary science broadcaster James Burke.

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Passenger upgrade for Harrow and Wealdstone station

Network Rail has announced that it is to spend £3.8 million on a complete overhaul of the footbridge at Harrow and Wealdstone station in North-West London.

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London’s Alleys: Ely Court, EC1

This is an ancient alley of legendary status and about which many myths have been written.

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Waterloo tube station reopens its Southbank entrance

Rather later than planned, the Southbank entrance to Waterloo tube station finally reopened to the public over the weekend.

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Queen Victoria as seen on screen at the BFI

One of a number of attempts to jump on the QV200 anniversary, the BFI has taken a look back at the black and white queen as seen on the silver screen.

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London’s weekly railway news

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

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Tickets Alert: Climb up the Caledonian Clock Tower

After a lengthy restoration, the Cally Clock Tower opens to the public next month, and tickets to climb up to the top are now available.

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Tickets Alert: Evening talks marking Big Ben’s 160th birthday

During the evening you will meet members of the Big Ben team and find out about the history and the workings of this famous clock tower.

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New trains finally for the London Overground

After oodles of delays, the first of the long awaited electric trains come into service on the Gospel Oak to Barking length of the London Overground this morning.

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Pyrotechnics and filming at Tower Bridge

A heads up that a couple of evenings next week could see bang bangs and boom booms next to Tower Bridge.

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Photos of 1980s-90s London theatre go on display

Towards the end of the Cold War, a Czech photographer came to London, and his photos are now on display in the V&A museum.

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TfL unveils South Kensington tube station rebuilding plans

Native Land and Transport for London (TfL) have unveiled their proposals for the redevelopment of South Kensington tube station.

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The Pilgrim’s Progress remembered in Holborn

A hotel in Holborn also contains a most unexpected statue — of John Bunyan, author of The Pilgrim’s Progress.

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A memorial to the founder of modern Italy – in London

Not far from Holborn in a part of town known as Little Italy is a plaque in memory of the man credited with the founding of modern Italy.

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