The lifts were removed from Notting Hill Gate station when it was redeveloped at the end of the 1950s. The old passage to the lifts themselves, however, still exists (although it is now not accessible to the public). The passage has remained untouched since that closure and, as the pictures below show, now presents an interesting snapshot of some of the advertising that graced the station towards the end of that decade. All of these pictures are courtesy of London Underground. Several more can ...
With the scale of works such as Crossrail and the high-technology and machinery involved, it’s easy to forget that working on the Undergound sometimes requires a different approach. Both maintenance and new-build work on the network can be challenging, particularly when it involves working in confined spaces (of which the Tube has plenty), and on occasion a more traditional approach to things is required. A good example of this can currently be found at Kings Cross. Work has been underway ...
One in five Londoners now lives within 15 minutes’ walk of a London Overground station.Orbital Links are examined by the London Assembly Transport Committee. On the 26th May 2010, the London Assembly Transport Committee chaired by Val Shawcross, welcomed Mike Brown – back after an absence of two years – as Managing Director of London Underground. He briefed them about the recent developments with the PPP agreements for upgrading the London Underground, but more on this in another ...
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