London’s weekly railway news #245 – IanVisits

A weekly round-up of London’s rail transport news…Inside Shoreditch’s Disused Tube TrainsLondon UndergroundTube drivers have voted to stage a 24-hour strike next week after accusing TfL of treating their colleague [Read entire story]

16 new photos show off Crossrail stations and tunnels – IanVisits

New images released by Crossrail have shown off construction progress across the route converting the construction sites into the Elizabeth line.Construction of the Elizabeth line has entered its final stages; fit-out of [Read entire story]

Elizabeth line confirms it will cap fares at Oyster card rates – IanVisits

Not the biggest surprise in the world, but it has been officially stated that the new Elizabeth line will be part of the London travel card zone system.There was always a bit of a doubt as to what the fares would be, so [Read entire story]

London’s weekly railway news #244 – IanVisits

A weekly round-up of London’s rail transport news…Plans to use heat from tube tunnels to warm homesLondon UndergroundTfL derails ‘provocative’ campaign to lure British business to France post-Brexit The DrumCouncillors [Read entire story]

Crossrail art exhibition opens in Whitechapel – IanVisits

Each of the main stations for the future Elizabeth line will have their own monumental art installations, and a display has opened showing some of them off to the public.The major art for the Elizabeth line is not funded [Read entire story]

Final two artworks announced for the Crossrail project – IanVisits

Two artists have been commissioned to install new sculptures outside the new Liverpool Street Elizabeth line station.Japanese artist Yayoi Kusama will create her first permanent UK installation at Broadgate, while the [Read entire story]

Half price sale on Virgin Trains from Thursday – IanVisits

Virgin Trains is holding a Spring Seat Sale with up to 52% off selected First and Standard advance fares, with tickets starting from just £5.Over half a million First Class and Standard ticket prices will be slashed over [Read entire story]

Network Rail connects existing rail network with Crossrail tunnels – IanVisits

The rail connection between the national rail network and the Crossrail tunnels has been successfully completed, linking east to west through Central London for the first time.Elizabeth line overhead power lines heading [Read entire story]

Another Crossrail station tour announced – IanVisits

There’s a chance to visit the next in the series of tours that Crossrail are running of their stations over the next few months.This time it’s Custom House next to the DLR in East London. One of the new above ground [Read entire story]

Exhibition marks 150 years of St Pancras (International) Station – IanVisits

This coming October will mark the 150th anniversary of the opening of St Pancras station, and its modern incarnation is holding a mini-exhibition to mark the anniversary.It’s mostly a series of display boards dotted [Read entire story]