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To help transport operator TfL (Transport for London) cater for rising demand, Thales is implementing SelTrac™ CBTC signalling across the District, Circle, Hammersmith & City and Metropolitan lines – four of London’s busiest routes. The upgrade will mean faster and
Programme will boost capacity across 40 per cent of the Tube network.
Transport for London (TfL) this weekend expanded testing of the new, modern Tube signalling system, which is set to transform the Circle, District, Hammersmith &amp; City and Metropolitan lines, to its largest area yet.
The singer Chris Rea enjoyed a seasonal hit in 1988 with “Driving home for Christmas” but his hit album the following year, “The Road to Hell”, painted a more accurate picture of travel at Christmas.
In 1863, an underground railway between Paddington and Farringdon was opened. Dubbed the ‘Metropolitan Line,’ this revolutionary service allowed steam trains to haul nearly 40,000 passengers in gas-lit wooden carriages, between eight stations. It was the start of somet