Archive for category: Subways and Underground

4LM programme progresses as TfL tests new signalling system

Photo: TfL.The trial involved staff operating six out-of-service trains under the new signalling system between Hammersmith and Latimer Road, which will be the first section to go live.
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EIB invests more than €1.7bn in Stockholm metro and new trains for Lombardy and Tunisia

The Stockholm metro. Photo: Gella.The European Investment Bank has announced an investment of more than €1.7 billion on improved rail transport in Europe and North Africa. 
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Take a tour of San Francisco’s new Chinatown underground station

Twelve stories below street level, workers have now begun installing a yellow waterproofing barrier to get the station ready for the project's December 2019 opening.
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Elizabeth line set to boost UK economy by €47bn

The one year countdown to the launch of TfL's new line has begun, with services set to launch in December, 2018.
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Toronto subway marks largest system expansion in 40 years

A new line has opened on Toronto's subway network - marking the largest expansion in the city's system for nearly 40 years. 
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Vivarail to open production site for ex-Tube stock in UK

Rolling stock manufacturer Vivarail has announced it will spent up to £100,000 opening a production site in County Durham, UK.
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‘Ghost’ trains to run on Toronto subway extension ahead of launch

The Toronto Transit Commission has said that a 'ghost service' has begun on the Line 1 subway extension ahead of its opening in December.
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Russian-themed train to launch on London Underground

The London Underground is to unveil a Russian themed train showcasing the country’s cultural achievements.
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Transport for London successfully tests new Tube signalling

A new signalling system on the London Underground has been successfully tested for the first time. 
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Take a ride through Crossrail’s Woolwich station

Crossrail has released new footage letting members of the public take a 360° tour of the Elizabeth line's Woolwich station.
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Class act in the cavern

It was an unlikely venue for a chance meeting that would change popular music forever – the less than salubrious surroundings of a dingy nightclub beneath a Liverpool fruit warehouse. It was here of course, in the Cavern Club, that Brian Epstein, a local record-store owner and music columnist, first encountered The Beatles. The rest […]
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