ALL ABOARD THE SCREAM TRAIN!: Transport agency to fix screeching track problem in east London

  London, United Kingdom VIJAY SHAH via ELLENA CRUSE/Ilford Recorder   Commuters using the London Underground’s Central metro (Tube) line between Wanstead and Leytonstone stations may be familiar with the ear-splitting screeching noise rising up from the tracks as they … Continue reading ALL ABOARD THE SCREAM TRAIN!: Transport agency to fix screeching track problem in east London

THE ‘UNDERPOUND’: UK national mint issues London Underground £2 coin

The Royal Mint, official producer of coinage for the United Kingdom, has announced the release of a duo of two-pound coins to commemorate the London Underground’s 150th anniversary. The bimetallic coins, which are the largest denomination normally found in British purses and wallets, will be distributed at selected Underground stations. They are predicted to be highly sought after by coin collectors as well as tourists looking for the ultimate London souvenir. There will be two distinctive designs used along with the Queen’s profile by Ian Rank-Broadley that is standard for all U.K. coinage. A definitive issue two-pound coin. The two … Continue reading THE ‘UNDERPOUND’: UK national mint issues London Underground £2 coin