Overnight work begins to refurbish lifts at Goodge Street station

Front of tube station at night.

Over a year of sometimes noisy night-time maintenance work will start this week to overhaul all four passenger lifts at Goodge Street underground station. Overnight "enabling work" will start on  Monday 10 July before the main project starts. This work will take place from 22:00 to 06:00 Sunday to Thursday. Then from Monday 4 September …

Night Tube starts on Northern line this weekend

Front of tube station.

People travelling to and from Fitzrovia will be able to use the Night Tube which starts on the Northern line serving Goodge Street, Tottenham Court Road and Warren Street stations from Friday 18 November. Trains will run through the night on Fridays and Saturdays every eight minutes between Morden and Camden Town, and every 15 minutes …

New gallery opens to reveal old posters in a subterranean world

Torn poster on wall.

The Fitzrovia Gallery is an elegant new space that has recently opened at 139 Whitfield Street. Owned and run by three long standing local residents, Sarah McDonald, Suresh Pushpananthan and Michael Skelly, their manifesto is to “play a key role in London’s creative and cultural landscape. We believe in the life-enhancing value of art and …

New Tottenham Court Road Station opens but not for the Central line

Station entrance.

Part of the new Tottenham Court Road station opened this week but only for access to the Northern line. Central line trains will not be stopping at the upgraded station until December 2015 at the earliest. Despite its name the station now has no entrances or exits onto Tottenham Court Road itself. Passengers have to …