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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...

Hidden Crossrail makes comeback

The Crossrail project is rightly making headlines but a little known secret cross rail, deep below London, could be making a comeback. The London Post...

Jubilee Joy

Once trailing in popularity, London Underground’s Jubilee line now tops the polls and has become London’s favourite tube service. One in four of those polled...

Night rider

New plans for the London Underground will see services extended to run all night – first at weekends and then during the week. From 2015,...

Public back Crossrail 2

Public feedback on Crossrail 2, the proposed north–south cross London rail link – shows 95 per cent of the 14,000 respondents ‘strongly supporting’ or...

Mind the doors – again

The Tyne and Wear Metro is launching a campaign aimed at stopping passengers obstructing train doors. Says train driver, Chris Wray, ‘People obstruct the doors...

Safety training essential for Canal Tunnels

Martin Barlow, Carillion’s Senior Construction Manager on the Canal Tunnels project at Thameslink has praised the work of young apprentices Ashley Edwards, 18, Jason...

Turkish Delight

A new railway tunnel under the Bosporus connecting Asia and Europe is on track to open later this month. The Marmaray Tunnel in Istanbul will...