Piccadilly Circus tube station, one of the busiest on the tube, certainly in terms of tourism, is also a station where the unusual happens all the time. I have written about the staff once before. They have indeed been doing something very unusual. This is their learning some sign language
For years I’ve seen the lights at Ealing Broadway station. And they are dead! Here Comes the Supernatural Anaesthetist – saying its time to write of them. For long years these lights have been in oblivion. Just waiting for annihilation. And so it begins…. Its TfL’s own Grand Parade of
This is some guy who’s said to live at a place known as 221b Baker Street. Non-existent obviously but has a huge following and many films, some recent with Robert Downey, a TV series with Benedict Cumberbatch. Sherrinford smokes a pipe, frequently refers to his mate Ormond as ‘Elementary.’ The
Budding model collectors have an opportunity to collect one of just 99 specially created models depicting London’s Emirates cable car! These are priced at £300 each – so make it quick before they sell out! The exclusive collectors models can be found at this LT Museum page. LT Museum says:
A tribute to the now closed railway tunnel and its famous EM2 locomotives. The tunnel was the UK’s longest landwards example built during the 20th Century. Two major collapses caused huge delays in construction. The total cost was £4.3 million. It opened more than a year late in 1954 complete
It has transpired that Network Rail wants to close the crossing because they want the track profile altered and the layout remodelled. They say they could provide a new crossing further north but this is slightly in conflict with their plans. Their preferred option, the fullest one with the most
Again & again it’s been said Crossrail should have a City Airport station. This week the news is City Airport’s in discussion with TfL on it. Crossrail actually passes through the site of the old Silvertown station on the North London Line and this was once City Airport’s official station!