You’ve been in the job for just five months, and tasked with turning around the London south-eastern section of Network Rail – dubbed by some as Britain’s worst railway. What do you do?
One of the many railway bottlenecks outside London Bridge should be removed this coming Christmas, with the commissioning of the Bermondsey Flyunder.
After years of hidden construction work, the first phase of the new London Bridge station opened this morning.
One hundred years ago, two railway stations closed, but just recently construction works has uncovered the remains of one of them.
While much of the focus on London Bridge’s redevelopment sticks to the station itself, one of the most complex parts of the upgrade is taking place a mile away, in Bermondsey
One of the most oft cited “solutions” to railway overcrowding is the introduction of double-deck trains, which are regularly used in other countries.
The large flat regular space of the new plaza outside King’s Cross station has started to regain a little bit of the clutter that defined it for the past hundred years.
Anyone who uses Charing Cross station in recent weeks cannot help to have noticed that changes are underfoot, but maybe not realise just how much is about to change.
At the height of the art-deco movement, Southern Railways lead the UK in the move from steam trains to electric, and naturally needed some control rooms to manage the electricity supply. So they built a bunker just outside Woking, which…
In just a few weeks, the famously ugly green shed that has been despoiling the frontage of King’s Cross station since the 1970s will start to be swept away in the final stage of the upgrades to the area. The…
Over the past few years, Kings Cross has undergone a double process of rebuilding as its 150 year old main platforms had the tired old plastic windows replaced and the paintwork tarted up. However, over on the western side, a…