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New-look Bond Street station unveiled

Transport for London (TfL) has unveiled a new-look Bond Street Tube station following a £300 million upgrade. Capacity and accessibility have both been improved at...

Lessons learnt from the King’s Cross fire

Tomorrow marks the 30th anniversary of the King's Cross fire. On the evening of November 18, 1987, 31 people lost their lives and around 100...

In focus: London Overground’s Barking Riverside Extension

Had plans to extend London’s Docklands Light Railway (DLR) from Gallions Reach to Dagenham Dock gone ahead in 2008, the 6.5km addition would have...

‘Tyne and Wear Metro fleet problems are becoming more of a concern’

Key business organisations in the North East have called on the government to replace Tyne and Wear Metro's fleet of trains over growing concerns...

Iron: Man pulled out the ground to make way for metro extension

An iconic metal statue in Birmingham has been uprooted to make way for Midland Metro's £149 million extension. Based in Victoria Square for 24 years,...

Night Tube exceeds expected passenger numbers by 15%

Figures have revealed that the Night Tube has contributed £171 million to London's economy and exceeded expectations on passenger numbers in its first year. The...

London’s secret railway

In 1927, Britain’s Royal Mail was thriving. The vital artery of British society was delivering four million letters a day and to keep on...

White Walkers patrol King’s Cross station to mark premiere of new Game of Thrones season

White Walkers were spotted patrolling King's Cross station yesterday as fantasy drama Game of Thrones celebrated the launch of its seventh season. The Iron Throne...

Inside the Northern line extension

When the second phase of Battersea Power Station was completed in the 1950s - giving the building its iconic four chimneys - the site...

SPT awards contract to refurbish two Glasgow subway stations

Graham Construction has been awarded a contract from Strathclyde Partnership for Transport (SPT) to refurbish two Glasgow subway stations. As part of SPT's modernisation programme, Shields Road...

Take cover

Transport for London plans to develop a park-side rotunda and eight deep level shelters as exhibition halls and a café. The building, near Clapham South...

S Stock – 191 all out

A total of 1,395 carriages and almost 13 years since being awarded the contract, Bombardier is close to completing the final train of its popular...

Crossrail – Scratching the Surface

Network Rail is more than halfway through its Crossrail to-do list. The project’s impressive twin-bore tunnels make up less than a quarter of the...

Tickets ready please

Transport for London (TfL) says customer satisfaction has risen since it started to close London Underground ticket offices, reaching its highest level since the...

Spring breakthrough for Crossrail

Deep under the City of London as TBM Elizabeth broke into the eastern end of Liverpool Street Crossrail station, a tunneller waved to workers...

Hertfordshire link for Crossrail

Crossrail construction staff at Farringdon station were among the first to hear transport secretary Patrick McLoughlin’s startling announcement that a spur connecting Crossrail to the...

Craftwork for the Underground

London Underground wants to involve more craftsmen and small to medium businesses as it progresses ambitious upgrades at 70 stations. Already LU has selected more than...

Crossrail – Success defined

Crossrail’s operations director, Howard Smith, talks to Marc Johnson about where the project is going in 2014. Crossrail is a project in transition. As 2014 moves...