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BCV (Bakerloo, Central & Victoria) Upgrade

Metronet, the private infrastructure company in charge of the Bakerloo, Central, Victoria and Waterloo & City lines, has pledged various upgrades. [more...]

Blackwall Tunnel refurbishment

Safety in the 108-year-old northbound Blackwall Tunnel will be improved during a proposed refurbishment, following completion of current southbound refurbishment [more...]

c2c Barking Reach stations

Two new stations are proposed to serve riverside developments in Barking and Dagenham on the c2c line. [more...]

Channel Tunnel Rail Link

True high-speed link from the Channel Tunnel to new international station at St Pancras. Eurostar services now use the link, with high-speed domestic services to Kent due in 2009. [more...]

City Tram

The Corporation of London has proposed a tram scheme from the southwest via the City to Islington and Hackney. [more...]


London's biggest project, Crossrail, is a new railway tunnel between Paddington & Whitechapel, enabling suburban trains to travel from Heathrow & Maidenhead to Canary Wharf, Shenfield & Abbey Wood. [more...]

Crossrail 2

Complementary to Crossrail 1, this is a mainline tunnel from Clapham Junction via Victoria, Tottenham Ct Rd & King's Cross to undecided lines in the northeast. [more...]

DLR Capacity Enhancement

The Bank to Lewisham route will be upgraded to take 3-unit trains instead of the current 2-unit trains, involving viaduct strengthening and platform extensions. A similar upgrade for the Stratford & Beckton routes will follow. [more...]

DLR to City Airport

New branch from Canning Town to North Woolwich via the riverside, including Silvertown and City Airport. [more...]

DLR to Dagenham Dock

An extension from Gallions Reach through the Barking Reach development site to Dagenham Dock station. [more...]

DLR to Stratford International

To serve the new international station at Stratford, the DLR would take over North London Line services between Canning Town and Stratford. [more...]

DLR to Woolwich

The City Airport DLR branch will further be extended under the river to Woolwich Arsenal station. [more...]

East London Line Extensions

Connections from the East London Line onto the National Rail network at both ends using disused railway alignments will permit orbital services from Highbury to Clapham Junction, Crystal Palace and Croydon. [more...]

East London Transit

A segregated high-quality bus scheme is proposed for the eastern centres of Barking and Romford. [more...]

Greenwich commuter river service

TfL is funding a trial commuter river service from Greenwich to Embankment via Canary Wharf and the City. [more...]

Hackney stations interchange

Improvements are being investigated by TfL Rail to the interchange between Hackney Downs and Hackney Central stations. [more...]

JNP (Jubilee, Northern & Piccadilly) upgrade

Tube Lines, the private consortium in charge of maintaining these lines, has promised a series of upgrades. [more...]

Jubilee Line to Thamesmead

The Jubilee Line extension was constructed to allow a branch from North Greenwich to serve Thamesmead. [more...]

Langdon Park DLR Station

A new DLR station will serve the Langdon Park estate between All Saints and Devons Road. [more...]

Leamouth Bridge

A new footbridge will link the redeveloped Leamouth peninsula to Canning Town station. [more...]

Leyton Bakers Arms station

The rail users' group for the Barking - Gospel Oak line want to see Leyton (Bakers Arms) station on Lea Bridge Road reopened. [more...]

London Overground & Orbirail

TfL will take over and improve several North London railway lines including the North London Line to create a "London Overground" franchise, eventually providing a range of orbital railway services through inner London. [more...]

Silvertown Link

A river crossing is proposed from West Silvertown to North Greenwich, to supplement the Blackwall crossing. [more...]

Stratford City development

A large redevelopment of the 180ha former railway land site, centered on Stratford International station, would see various transport improvements put into place. [more...]

Stratford DLR station upgrade

The existing single-platform Stratford DLR station is being rebuilt with two platforms. [more...]

Stratford to Stansted and Hertford

Services from Stratford to Stansted Airport and to Hertford East began in December 2005. [more...]

Subsurface network (SSL) upgrade

3.1bn will be spent on new trains and signalling for the Circle, District, Metropolitan and Hammersmith & City lines. [more...]

Thames Gateway Bridge

A new bridge with 2 lanes in each direction for private vehicles, a cycle/footway and two public transport lanes, from Beckton across the Thames to Thamesmead. [more...]

Walthamstow Central - Queens Road interchange

A new pedestrian route will link nearby Central and Queen's Road stations in Walthamstow. [more...] [list all projects | about | links of interest]