Welcome to Reconnections’ Friday Reads. If you have something you feel we should read or include in a future list, please email us at [email protected] • Post Office Mail Rail stations, above ground (Londonist) • Who is working with Uber, Lyft, & other transport network companies? (Information is Beautiful Awards) • Mapping the cleanest cycle routes (AirQualityNews) • Caledonian Sleeper gets double beds & new look in £150m revamp (Guardian) • The ...
If you have something you feel we should read or include in a future list, please email us at [email protected] Night Tube noise complaints – Railway Technology Mail Rail BT Cold War cable removal – BT Oxford St cab free of Crossrail opening? – IanVisits When Peckham was almost obliterated for Eurotunnel – Londonist Raildar, the UK rail network interactive map of trains – Railway Technology London Underground prints – Diary of a Printmaker NYC ...
As anyone looking to properly understand London’s transport needs and network knows, context, background and best-practice are important. As readers might imagine, behind the scenes here at LR Towers we thus spend a lot of time sharing links and reading around the subjects we cover here. We also occasionally share links containing good information about transport topics that we know we just don’t have time to cover. We also all, as authors, occasionally write elsewhere on this or ...
In the white heat of the Victorian age a number of motive powers seemed set to vie for the future. Steam power? Cable? Both were relatively new technologies whose potential seemed endless. Briefly in the 1860s, however, it seemed destined to some that the era we now know as the Steam Age would actually be known as something else – the Pneumatic Age. To understand how pneumatic traction came to make a mark on London one must first understand its rivals. For whilst with hindsight the ...
The British Postal Museum & Archive (BPMA) has submitted plans to Islington Council proposing to reopen a section of the Mail Rail beneath Mount Pleasant sorting office, this time for public use.
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