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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 […]

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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 […]

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 […]

TfL facing £400m budget hole as passengers desert ‘rowdy and crowded’ London Tube

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Transport for London is facing a £400m hole in its budget as passengers desert increasingly rowdy and overcrowded Tube services.TfL fares income is projected to fall £239m below expectations this financial year, with commercial income – from advertising, retail and property – £160m down, according to confidential documents seen by the Standard.The Tube is the worst […]

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