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Thameslink: Next stop London Bridge!

Thameslink: Next stop London Bridge!

17 Feb 2013

Last spring, the rail engineer gave an update on the progress of the challenging £5.5 billion scheme to improve the Thameslink route through the heart of London from Bedford to Brighton. At the time, the Shard was just becoming a recognised feature of the landscape although it still wasn’t completed. It was also the time when everyone was looking over their shoulder excitedly, albeit with some trepidation, at the prospect of the London Olympics – a success or a national embarrassment?

Now however, for the not inconsiderable sum of £24.95, one can take a ride up to the top of the Shard and admire the view knowing that the Olympic Games were delivered on time and without incident, providing the country with something to be proud of. Down at ground level, work has progressed steadily to ensure that the Thameslink project continues to plan and budget, improving the journey for many thousands of commuters.

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