Category: National Rail

TfL news: Fascinating vintage photos show London Tube network from the 1960s to 1980s

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Fascinating photos give an insight into what it was like on the Tube for London commuters from the 1960s to the 1980s. These images reveal what some of London’s most famous stations including Kings Cross and Waterloo were like nearly 40 years or more ago. While some of the photos show that elements of London’s […]

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Britain’s most popular train stations… and two London hubs top the list

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Britain’s most popular train stations… and two London hubs top the list. REVEALED: Britain’s most popular train stations… and two London hubs top the list London boasts the UK’s two most popular railway stations, new figures reveal. King’s Cross and St Pancras were voted the best stations in the country, according to Transport Focus. Marylebone […]

Crossrail chiefs warn that £14bn Elizabeth line could blow its budget and open late

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Crossrail chiefs have issued a major alert that the £14.8 billion line might not open on time and is at risk of blowing its budget.  Problems with software on new trains and an electrical explosion in east London, which occurred when engineers tried to switch on the high-voltage power, have caused “real, serious challenges”, Mayor […]

TfL accused of failing to tell passengers about ‘second Northern line’ run by rival firm

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Transport for London was today accused of failing to inform passengers about a “second Northern line” through central London because it will be operated by a rival firm. Thameslink services are to expand in May when trains from Cambridge and Peterborough, currently part of its sister Great Northern franchise, will continue south of King’s Cross […]

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