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Commuters to London Bridge surprised by D Day Spitfire

There was a Supermarine surprise for passengers at London Bridge this morning as a full-scale replica Spitfire fighter aircraft appeared in the station concourse, above. Network Rail has teamed up with the Imperial War Museum to create this installation to … Continue reading

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The day I cried over my child’s nursery’s ‘Lockdown Policy’

CROYDON COMMENTARY: Much has been made since Saturday night’s atrocities around Borough Market and London Bridge about how the capital has carried on as normal. But as KIRSTIE SMITH asks, how can we do ‘normal’ when even children’s nurseries in … Continue reading

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London unites against terrorism after seven killed in attack

London Bridge rail and Tube stations remain closed this morning after the latest terrorist atrocity last night. Most political parties have suspended national campaigning for the second time in a fortnight. It was not long after 10pm on a Saturday … Continue reading

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Station exhibition recalls an age when trains ran on time

With all the comedy mis-timing of Tommy Cooper, Network Rail chose this week to unveil a history exhibition at London Bridge to celebrate the station’s 180th anniversary. Yes, that Network Rail that the Tory Government has decided that it wants … Continue reading

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London Bridge is falling down… on services for rail commuters

Commuters who travel from East Croydon into London Bridge on the Thameslink service face more than three years’ disruption, with journey times almost doubled during major engineering and re-building work at the city terminus. Thameslink has been leafleting passengers and … Continue reading

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Railway’s timetabled delays to stretch into fifth day

Rail services out of East Croydon, operated by Southern Railways, are to operate on a revised timetable for a fifth day because of the winter weather. The rail franchise announced it would run amended timetables last Thursday, before a flake … Continue reading

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Bridge of Size: Croydon commuters get a shock

The tens of thousands of Croydon commuters who travel in to London for work each day via London Bridge or Charing Cross will have got a bit of a shock as they neared their destination this morning.

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