Sherlock Gnomes, a new animated comedy film, has taken over one of the Bakerloo Line platforms at Baker Street. Where before we had silhouettes of Sherlock Holmes, its now Sherlock Gnomes! Years ago there were complaints when the original Sherlock Holmes decor was taken down as it had proved veryRead More →

A short follow up to the original post written in January 2018! I visited the site this week to take some further pictures. View by the new station entrance looking south towards Beresford Square The site is progressing very slowly like other Crossrail stations and there doesnt seem an awfulRead More →

At the weekend I noticed a handful of Jubilee Line trains in service with these huge stickers that are clearly devised as part of TfL’s #travelkind campaign. Its clear this new campaign began at the weekend. Are they really necessary when there’s already stickers on all tube lines of aRead More →

Angerstein wharf branch accommodation crossing in South East London. It’s fascinating and a must see – especially for those who never leave the City – like me! This must be the only one like it in this country and its almost on a par with the foot tunnel under theRead More →

Today is the 13th April 2018 (and its a Friday!) 150 years ago on this day the Metropolitan and St. John’s Wood Railway was opened – the opening day in 1868 was on a Monday! The Metropolitan and St. John’s Wood Railway was first incorporated on 29 July 1864 andRead More →

A second post on the Four Lines Modernisation (4LM) including a look at the trains and track transmitters. The recent Easter weekend tests on the Edgware Road – Hammersmith Line were apparently successful – each station had engineers with computers testing the trains’ progress to see how they managed theRead More →

The Bakerloo Line’s trains are dreadful! In recent years the seats on the line were such a source of consternation so many people complained. For a while they seemed nice and clean but no worries what goes up must come down for the Bakerloo once again has scruffy trains! TheRead More →

The refurbishment works at Euston Square is progressing – very slowly however. Its now eight months since TfL began its work to refurbish Euston Square! Apart from taking the old poster panels down, the station remained untouched for nearly six months, leaving commuters to enjoy and analyse the mysterious contentsRead More →

I had a comment from TfL yesterday in response to my post on the Night Overground services to New Cross. It concerned me a bit and also I wasnt sure if it was a spoof however investigation shows it definitely came from TfL, though whom I dont know and they’reRead More →

London’s sub-surface lines, at least in part of the central and western zones, are facing some changes quite soon. These will occur during the course of the next few months and will consist of an ‘enhanced system’ between Hammersmith/Finchley Road and Euston Square stations. TfL says customers will benefit fromRead More →