Significant amounts of London’s iconic Oxford Street could be pedestrianized by December 2018, if the city’s Mayor Sadiq Khan’s proposals are met favorably. He’s hoping about half a mile of the street will become a “traffic-free pedestrian boulevard”, coinciding with the arrival of the new Crossrail line in central London in December 2018. Saskia O’Donoghue reports. Continue reading
A walkout on the Tube is part of a wave of strikes hitting British rail and air passengers at the start of 2017.
Crossrail releases a time-lapse video showing a drone’s journey through 26 miles of tunnels, as the tunnelling part of a new railway link across London is completed.