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London Underground unveils a Johnston font memorial

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London Underground unveils a Johnston font memorial at Farringdon Station. Farringdon station A memorial to the genius who designed London Underground’s famous font just over a century ago has been unveiled. Source: London Underground unveils a Johnston font memorial – IanVisits Advertisements

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The ‘tube map for Greater Manchester’ that reveals the future of our transport network

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The ‘tube map for Greater Manchester’ that reveals the future of our transport network. Announcing plans to move forward with bus regulation, the mayor of Manchester reiterated his ambition for a ‘London-style’ system. Andy Burnham has unveiled a map showing how he wants the conurbation’s transport network to look by 2029. In a speech that […]

Night Tube generated £200 million last year

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The Night Tube generated nearly £200 million for London’s economy last year. The Night Tube generated nearly £200 million for London’s economy last year. A report by transport campaign group, London First and Ernst and Young (EY) revealed how the Night Tube contributed £190 million to London’s economy last year – an increase of almost […]

There’s A New Tube Map And It’s Got A ‘Brand New’ Line

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There’s A New Tube Map And It’s Got A ‘Brand New’ Line. There’s a brand new tube map that’s leaking onto platforms across the capital, and what’s more, it’s got a brand new line on it. Sort of. We’re unbelievably excited for Crossrail. Source: There’s A New Tube Map And It’s Got A ‘Brand New’ […]

Apparently, These Are London’s Most Dangerous Tube Stations…

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Apparently, These Are London’s Most Dangerous Tube Stations… We’re all familiar with those posters on the tube telling us to hold onto the handrails and Mind the Gap. But which tube station is most of need of such a caveat? Turns out West Ham is London’s most injury-prone tube station — with 11.27 injuries* for […]

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 […]

Fascinating map charts Crossrail route beneath London through tiny changes in ground levels caused by tunnelling

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Fascinating map charts Crossrail route beneath London through tiny changes in ground levels caused by tunnelling. A fascinating map detailing ground levels in central London has charted Crossrail’s route beneath the city. Researchers at Imperial College London created the map based on data gathered over the last five years, calculating the average annual change in […]

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

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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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