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London: Too Hot to Handle?

London is experiencing hotter summers, according to the latest data from the Met Office. While temperatures in general are higher due to global warming, London is particularly affected as a
London underground

Coronavirus: Air Conditioning in the London Underground

As people begin returning to work, following the relaxing of some of the COVID-19 lockdown rules, surveys show many commuters are still worried about using public transport. Even though the
The Hidden Secrets of the Royal Mail Underground

The Hidden Secrets of the Royal Mail Underground

A hidden underground rail network operated driverless trains to transport the UK’s mail for more than 70 years – yet hardly anyone knew about it! The secret railway service, known
London Underground Closures 2020

London Underground Closures 2020

The current COVID-19 pandemic has caused major disruption to everyday life. One of the main challenges has been how to keep public transport running safely, while adhering to the social
Technical Developments: The Railway Industry

Technical Developments: The Railway Industry

Technology is everywhere, impacting on all aspects of our life. It’s becoming more common in everyday activities – and our transport systems are no exception. The railway industry has seen
Christmas 2019 The Underground

Christmas 2019: The Underground

London can get very busy during the festive period and if you’re planning your Christmas travel, it pays to have an idea of what to expect. In a city as
The Underground Map

HS2: The Future

Plans are in the pipeline for a new high-speed railway in the UK – where trains can travel at up to 225 mph. The High Speed 2 project, known as
How humidity Can Affect Travel

How Humidity can Affect Travel

As much as we all enjoy the sunshine and warm weather, it can play havoc with our health when travelling in heat and humidity. Even though it’s officially autumn, the
Abandoned Tube Stations

London’s Abandoned Tube Stations: Why did they Close?

London’s Tube stations serve one of the busiest transport systems in the United Kingdom. Navigating more than 400km of tracks, 270 stations and 11 lines, more than five million passengers
British Museum

Did The British Museum Really Have Its Own Tube Station?

The British Museum is home to an amazing seven million exhibits, including some very important finds, such as the world’s oldest mummy and a royal edict engraved in stone more
London Eye

London’s Top Attractions by Train/Underground

London is one of the world’s top tourist destinations, attracting an estimated 30 million visitors from all over the world each year. People travel to the capital to soak up
Modern City

The Influence of Air Conditioning on Architectural Design

Most modern buildings are built with air conditioning systems as standard. The challenge of keeping people cool, with good ventilation and airflow in their home and workplace, has shaped the