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London Overground celebrates 10 successful years

London Overground, the third largest rail operator in the UK, is celebrating 10 years of service on Saturday 11 November 2017. Since its launch in 2007, the London Overground has provided a vital transport link for millions of Londoners, creating an orbital route around inner London and serving 23 of the Capital’s boroughs as well as southern Hertfordshire. To celebrate the 10 year milestone, Transport for London (TfL) is publishing an ‘Out and about on the London Overground’ guide. This showcases a range of sights and attractions which are easily reached by the London Overg...

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  • London Overground celebrates 10 successful yearsLondon Overground, the third largest rail operator in the UK, is celebrating 10 years of service on Saturday 11 November 2017. Since its launch in 2007, the London Overground has provided a vital transport link for millions of Londoners, creating an orbital route around inner London and serving 23 of the Capital’s boroughs as well as southern Hertfordshire. To celebrate the 10 year milestone, Transport for London (TfL) is publishing an ‘Out and about on the London Overground’ guide. This showcases a range of sights and attractions which are easily reached by the London Overg...

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  • Hyperloop could be ˜a couple of decades™ away A report from the Science Advisory Council has concluded that a 1,000km/h Hyperloop network is feasible in this country, ˜although an operational Hyperloop system is likely to be at least a couple of decades away™. Hyperloop was first proposed in 2013 by the American entrepreneur Elon Musk, when he outlined a tube-based system where pods transported passengers or freight at very high speeds in a low friction environment.

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  • Siemens to upgrade South Western Railway fleet Siemens has received an order to upgrade the fleet of the british train operating company South Western Railway (SWR). Siemens will refurbish the existing 172-strong Class 444 and Class 450 Desiro fleet of trains, which currently operate across the SWR network. The contract is worth more than €56 million.The enhancement programme, with work beginning in December 2017, will deliver a full interior refurbishment of all trains; including Axminster carpets, at seat power points for mobile devices and real-time information displays. Additional benefits for First Class customers include new leather...
  • Rail passengers warned of more than 260 engineering schemes over the Christmas periodMore than 32,000 workers will take part in projects across the mainline routes

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