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Mind the Doors – Quick!

Passengers on the Victoria line are now benefitting from the most intensive service ever run on the line.In the peak - morning and evening...

Orbital Link

The official opening of a 1.3km section of line near Surrey Quays in December now means that passengers can make use of London’s first...

Wheel always have Paris

Dubbed the world’s most romantic metro system, the Paris Metro has turned to an unromantic factory in Market Harborough to keep its passengers moving...

Property boom for Crossrail

Crossrail looks like creating a £5.5 billion boom in residential and commercial property over the next ten years, new research shows.The project is already...

Elizabeth goes underground

Engineers at Crossrail lowered a 550 tonne tunnelling machine into a 40 metre deep shaft in east London on 25th October.The TBM, called Elizabeth,...

Bond Street back drop for Skyfall

Nothing identifies a London scene like an Underground station and the new James Bond movie, Skyfall, makes full use of the capital’s 150 year...

Steam Returns to London Underground

Next year marks the 150th anniversary of the London Underground and steam trips are planned to celebrate the anniversary.The first journey took place between...

URS backs McNulty’s Value for Money Strategy

‘The rail industry has the opportunity for substantial further growth, building on the successes of the past fifteen years,’ said Sir Roy McNulty at...

Tube record holder promoted

The man who set a new record for track installation over weekend possessions on the London Underground has been promoted to head Bechtel’s rail...

Dutch Courage for Tube Map

A famous Dutch Olympic athlete, Fanny Blankers-Koen, will be featured on the London Underground Olympic Legends Map after a rethink by designers.The star of...

Angel cat in book triumph

A cat which shot to fame at Angel station on the London Underground has had his own Oyster card issued and a book published...

Easy like a Sunday Morning

The signalling upgrade on the Camden Town to High Barnet/Mill Hill East branch of the Northern line is currently ahead of schedule.TfL says the...

Olympic role for ghost stations

Trying to think of somewhere romantic to take his girlfriend on Saint Valentine’s Day three years ago, Ajit Chambers hit upon the idea of...

Subway salute for Anne

The 115th anniversary of the opening of the Glasgow Subway is particularly poignant for 80-year-old passenger, Robert Connor.A regular user of St George’s Cross...

Giant cake maps Underground

To mark National Baking Week, a massive cake measuring 2 metres by 2 metres was on display at St Pancras International recently.The huge cake...

Order of the Oyster

Harry Potter may have travelled on the Hogwarts Express but star, Daniel Radcliffe says he can no longer use the London Underground.Daniel admires the...

Rail staff warn London Underground passengers after man is decapitated

Police and railway staff on the London Underground have warned passengers against walking from one carriage to another through the internal doors at the...

Vital Rail wins Underground staff supply contract

Vital Rail has won a major contract with TfL-owned Tube Lines Limited for the provision of labour to support track maintenance and upgrade works.The...