Barking Riverside: What’s Going On With The New Overground Extension?

What’s Barking Riverside when it’s at home? Here’s the skinny on London’s Overground extension, due later in 2022. Brand new viaduct klaxon. Image: TfL. What is the Barking Riverside extension anyway? Back in 2017, TfL announced it was extending the Overground line from Barking station to a brand new station south-east of it, called Barking … Read more

Jubilee line extension gets permanent mobile phone coverage

The trial of mobile phone coverage on the Jubilee line extension has come to an end, but it’s been replaced with a permanent network, as part of plans to expand coverage across the London Underground. The work was carried out by BAI Communications, who signed a 20-year commercial contract last year with TfL to provide … Read more

British Library extension to include Crossrail 2 tunnels

The British Library has shown off its final designs for a large expansion of the library to the north of the current building, including early works for Crossrail 2. Proposed extension – Source: British Library planning application The proposed development would involve extending the northern aspect of the existing British Library to provide library accommodation; … Read more