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Crossrail has lowered a 550 tonne tunnelling machine into a 40m shaft in the Limmo peninsula near Canning Town in preparation for the next stage of construction.


australia142.JPGLanding in Melbourne following a 23 hour flight from London, I took my great big carbon footprint and earned back a little eco kudos along the Great Ocean Road.

The well-trodden tourist route contains some of Victoria's most iconic landmarks, provides unrivalled access to Australia's cuddliest creatures and is home to internationally acclaimed wine producers.

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Transport for London has released speculative plans showing potential extensions to the existing DLR network.

The map shows new lines to the east to Dagenham Dock; to the south to Catford and Forest Hill and deeper in to west London with lines to Victoria, via Charing Cross, and St Pancras, via Euston.

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IN A NUTSHELL
You don't actually go anywhere, but this is a deliciously weird thing to do if you're after a bit of festive spirit.