London Overground Goes Off the Rails

For the last couple of weekends one of my favourite transport-works related diversions took place once again. Overground trains ran a route that appears on no¬†official TfL maps, traversing¬†North London by straddling two of the orange lines that most wouldn’t think¬†linked. Yep, I’m talking about the lesser-spotted Willesden Junction to Stratford service, going via Queen’s […]

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Transported by Design

Another month, another London transport related event. This time Transport for London’s “Transported by Design” street festival, which closed off Regent Street last Sunday 3rd July. This was an opportunity for TfL and their contractors to display some gems from the past and demonstrate ideas for the future, in what must be one of the […]

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London Transport Museum Depot

On Saturday¬†I was lucky enough to make it to the London Transport Museum’s Depot Open Weekend. Although I’ve been to the main site in Covent Garden several times, this was the first time I’d visit the Acton Depot. A¬†huge train shed, it’s¬†filled with all the¬†treasures the Museum¬†has neither the space nor the money¬†to exhibit in […]

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