UK Railway Stations # 4: Fort William to Mallaig

That is certainly a very famous train journey across the Scottish highlands. The train to Mallaig leaves the Fort William station every single day with passengers that comes from all over the world to take an unforgettable journey at an authentic Jacobite steam train. The journey from Fort William to the ferry port of Mallaig […]

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London Underground launches Night Tube map

London Underground (LU) today launched its official Night Tube map ahead of introducing its first all night Tube services in less than three months’ time. The new map has been designed to show customers clearly which Tube lines and stations will operate 24-hour services from the early hours of 12 September 2015, transforming night time […]

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First fully sustainable underground station in Latin America

Latin America will have the first fully sustainable underground station with photovoltaic panels – which convert sunlight into electricity. The pilot project, a result of a partnership between the Metro-(Distrito Federal) and a Chinese company, will be deployed at Guariroba Station in Ceilândia (Federal District, Brazil). The objective is to minimize environmental impacts caused by […]

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London Underground to host ultimate pop-up cinema

London’s film lovers are to be treated to the ultimate pop-up cinema experience this Spring as classic films including Strangers on a Train, American Werewolf in London and Blade Runner are aired in one of the city’s most evocative settings – Charing Cross disused Underground station. The events, organised by Underground Film Club, will see […]

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Train journey from Curitiba to Morretes, Brazil

A railway with 125 years of history linking the coast of Curitiba in Paraná (state) to the Serra do Mar. That is one of the most interesting train journeys I ever had. The trip that connects Curitiba to the beautiful city of Morretes is also one of the most popular destinations for tourists visiting Paraná […]

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The Follo Line project

Currently the largest transport project in Norway, the Follo Line Project will be the country’s largest twin tube rail tunnel. Its construction started in 2014 with completion planned to 2021 and it will compromise around 64 km of new railway tracks. The Follo Line will form the core part of InterCity development southwards from Oslo. The project […]

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UK Railway stations # 1: Curzon Street Station

Every time I take the train to Birmingham New Street station, I try to appreciate a bit more of Curzon Street Station building itself. This Roman inspiring architecture is one of my favourite Grade I listed buildings in town. It’s magnificent. But I confess it took me a while to realise it also used to be a train […]

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A timelapse film shows scale of work at London Bridge railway station

More than 1,000 engineers have been working round the clock at London Bridge railway station every day since December 20, including Christmas Day, on a massive project to rebuild the station to improve facilities and services for passengers. This timelapse photography shows just some of the work that has been going on there as part of the […]

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Better stations and more trains to improve the railway between Barnt Green and Bromsgrove

Work to improve the rail network between Barnt Green and Bromsgrove will increase over the coming weeks and months as part of a £100m investment to provide a better railway. Network Rail and its partners Centro and Worcestershire County Council will be completing a range of improvements from a new pedestrian footbridge at Barnt Green […]

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