Category: London

So You Think You Know London?

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So You Think You Know London? Best Of London, Secret | By: N Quentin Woolf Londonist Out Loud: So You Think You Know London? Welcome to the latest episode of Londonist Out Loud, a podcast about London. In this episode, Londonist’s own Editor-at-Large, Matt Brown, is the guest, telling us why everything we think we […]

Tube passengers air their biggest gripes including not taking your backpack off and annoyingly leaning against the pole

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Tube passengers air their biggest gripes including not taking your backpack off and annoyingly leaning against the pole. Londoners have aired their biggest gripes about the Tube, including people not taking their backpacks off, and leaning against the pole in the middle of carriages. A frustrated commuter called Katie took to Reddit to complain: “People travelling on the […]

Some German fella has made a map of London’s “S-Bahn” network, and it’s glorious

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An S-Bahn is a type of suburban rail network with a bigger footprint than a traditional metro, which links a city to its outer suburbs and inner commuter towns. The name is an abbreviation of the German: in various cities across the German-speaking world, you’ll find Schnellbahns (“fast trains”), Stadtbahns (“city trains”) or Stadtschnellbahn (“fast […]

New images show progress of huge £600m revamp at Bank station to simplify ‘spaghetti maze of tunnels’

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New images show the progress of a huge £600 million revamp of Bank Station which will see 1,500 metres of tunnels created 27 metres under the City of London. New pathways will be created to simplify the “spaghetti maze” of tunnels used by 52 million commuters every year. A new entrance to Bank station will […]

First purple Elizabeth Line Tube roundels installed at stations across London

Elizabeth line roundel - First purple Elizabeth Line Tube roundels installed at stations across London

The first Elizabeth line Tube roundels have been installed at stations across the capital. New images have been released of the purple TfL signs at Custom House, Farringdon and Tottenham Court Road stations ahead of Crossrail’s launch in December. The line, named in honour of Queen Elizabeth II, will open in phases just before Christmas […]

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