David Cameron will go forward with plans for new high-speed rails links to the north of England. Today plans were revealed for the extension of the London to Birmingham HS2 line. Despite opposition against the £32bn HS2 project the new line will reach as far as Manchester and Leeds. The rail link will cut journey […]
A magnificent 1898-built steam engine, the Met Locomotive No 1, recreated history by travelling along the Hammersmith and City line from Kensington to Moorgate. The journey was made to celebrate the London Undergrounds 150th anniversary. View the photos below and for more information visit Time Out Magazine.
London forecasters expect heavy falls of snow over the next few days. The city woke to a light layer of snow but no transport disruption has been reported and Heathrow continues to perform as usual. But according to the Evening Standard, Met Office forecaster Mark Seltzer said: “There is a bit of a question mark […]
The London Underground (LU) boss today accused the Aslef train drivers union of holding the London Underground “to ransom”, the Evening Standard reports. The union has announced strikes on Boxing Day and a further two days in January. Howard Collins, LU chief operating officer, said that the union demanded £250 “up front” if the London […]
The Tube will be forced to close if Friday’s bus strike creates dangerous overcrowding levels on the already packed service, union barons said today. They will order staff to stop work – citing workplace Health & Safety regulations – if they believe too many passengers are creating conditions dangerous for themselves and other users. That […]
So the sun was shining in London this week. Out came the shorts, skirts and sunglasses. Here at Living In London, we thought we’d soak up the sunshine in Canary Wharf. For those who have never been, Canary Wharf has become London’s major business district. Alongside the traditional City of London, it includes many of […]