Topic: London

Happy first birthday to London’s Elizabeth Line

London is celebrating the first anniversary of public service on the Elizabeth Line, the highly anticipated addition to the capital’s transport network. Since its launch, the Elizabeth Line has transformed the way people travel across...Read more
|Comment|author: Simon Walton
Inside the empty station box at Old Oak Common looking up to the daylight overhead

HS2 progress on West London terminal

HS2, the British high speed rail project is still on track. The brakes may be firmly applied to work at Euston in Central London, but the throttle is wide open on work at Old Oak...Read more
|Comment|author: Simon Walton
The Flying Scotsman climbs up the hill out of Watchet as it works from Bishops Lydeard to Minehead on a visit to the West Somerset Railway.

Happy Centenary, Flying Scotsman

The most famous steam locomotive in the world, Flying Scotsman, turned one hundred years old last Friday (24 February 2023). Astonishingly, the engine is still in main line revenue-earning service as a charter operation. In...Read more
|Comment|author: Simon Walton