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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...

Farringdon breakthrough for Phyllis

Crossrail’s tunnel boring machine, Phyllis, has completed the construction of the first of the new train tunnels under London.Phyllis reached Farringdon - the midway...

Transport for London to take over commuter services

The DfT has approved Transport for London plans to take over commuter services that run from Liverpool Street to Enfield Town, Cheshunt via Seven...

Elizabethan Serenade by Crossrail

Just a few days ahead of the 60th anniversary of the Queen’s coronation her namesake, TBM Elizabeth arrived at Canary Wharf neatly underscoring the...

Nicholas Wrobel explains Subsurface Upgrade Programme

At Morson International Nicholas Wrobel (pictured) is the Programme Delivery Engineer for the current Transport for London (TfL) Subsurface Upgrade Programme (SUP) across a...

Harry Beck honoured

The birthplace of Harry Beck, designer of the iconic London Underground linear map, has been honoured with a blue plaque.Harry Beck was born at...

Pearl in the Oyster

Hard working staff and generous passengers in London have boosted the fortunes of the Railway Children charity with a cheque for almost £52,000.Staff at...