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1 month ago
London

Transport warning ahead of Champions League final

London's public transport to be crowded on Saturday due to Champions League final at Wembley Stadium. [ more ]
www.romfordrecorder.co.uk
2 months ago
London

Woman killed after crash at bus station among 86 casualties in three months

London buses involved in multiple fatal incidents, including a woman in her 70s at Walthamstow bus station and Catherine Finnegan at Victoria station. [ more ]
www.hamhigh.co.uk
2 months ago
London

Woman killed after bus crash near Tesco among 86 casualties in three months

Over 80 people killed/injured in London bus crashes in 3 months. [ more ]
www.standard.co.uk
2 months ago
London

Victoria station: Safety plea from victims' families after third woman hit by bus

Woman critically injured in bus collision at the same spot where two women previously died, prompting calls for increased safety measures. [ more ]
www.standard.co.uk
3 months ago
London

Thirty arrested in police crackdown on knifepoint robbers targeting children in Croydon

Sarah Jones MP raised concerns about the lack of police presence at transport hubs.
A police crackdown in south London led to a 72% drop in violent muggings targeting school children. [ more ]
www.standard.co.uk
4 months ago
London

London bus shelters getting specially-designed CCTV cameras in bid to boost safety

TfL hired 15 enforcement officers for night patrols
New CCTV cameras integrated into bus shelters for safety [ more ]
www.bbc.com
1 month ago
London

Transport warning ahead of Champions League final

London's public transport to be crowded on Saturday due to Champions League final at Wembley Stadium. [ more ]
www.romfordrecorder.co.uk
2 months ago
London

Woman killed after crash at bus station among 86 casualties in three months

London buses involved in multiple fatal incidents, including a woman in her 70s at Walthamstow bus station and Catherine Finnegan at Victoria station. [ more ]
www.hamhigh.co.uk
2 months ago
London

Woman killed after bus crash near Tesco among 86 casualties in three months

Over 80 people killed/injured in London bus crashes in 3 months. [ more ]
www.standard.co.uk
2 months ago
London

Victoria station: Safety plea from victims' families after third woman hit by bus

Woman critically injured in bus collision at the same spot where two women previously died, prompting calls for increased safety measures. [ more ]
www.standard.co.uk
3 months ago
London

Thirty arrested in police crackdown on knifepoint robbers targeting children in Croydon

Sarah Jones MP raised concerns about the lack of police presence at transport hubs.
A police crackdown in south London led to a 72% drop in violent muggings targeting school children. [ more ]
www.standard.co.uk
4 months ago
London

London bus shelters getting specially-designed CCTV cameras in bid to boost safety

TfL hired 15 enforcement officers for night patrols
New CCTV cameras integrated into bus shelters for safety [ more ]
moresafety-measures
#road-safety
www.hamhigh.co.uk
1 month ago
London

Map shows all north London road deaths last year

Transport for London reported 33 road fatalities in north London in 2023, with Enfield having the highest number at 12.
TfL data indicates a 6% decrease in road deaths in London compared to the previous year, with pedestrians, cyclists, and motorcyclists being the most vulnerable. [ more ]
www.enfieldindependent.co.uk
1 month ago
London

'No plans' for changes at junction where car smashed through dentist's wall

Transport for London (TfL) has no immediate plans to make changes at a problematic road junction despite ongoing safety concerns. [ more ]
www.standard.co.uk
3 months ago
London

Driver avoids six-month ban over 'inadequate' 50mph road sign on A20 in Sidcup

Thousands of speeding tickets issued due to a rogue 50mph limit sign led to incorrect fines and concerns over inadequate signage, resulting in calls for fines to be overturned. [ more ]
www.newsshopper.co.uk
5 months ago
London

The Eltham road with traffic problems so bad they cause 'havoc' for drivers

Traffic problems cause havoc on Avery Hill Road in Eltham
Councillor requests action from Transport for London (TfL) [ more ]
www.hamhigh.co.uk
1 month ago
London

Map shows all north London road deaths last year

Transport for London reported 33 road fatalities in north London in 2023, with Enfield having the highest number at 12.
TfL data indicates a 6% decrease in road deaths in London compared to the previous year, with pedestrians, cyclists, and motorcyclists being the most vulnerable. [ more ]
www.enfieldindependent.co.uk
1 month ago
London

'No plans' for changes at junction where car smashed through dentist's wall

Transport for London (TfL) has no immediate plans to make changes at a problematic road junction despite ongoing safety concerns. [ more ]
www.standard.co.uk
3 months ago
London

Driver avoids six-month ban over 'inadequate' 50mph road sign on A20 in Sidcup

Thousands of speeding tickets issued due to a rogue 50mph limit sign led to incorrect fines and concerns over inadequate signage, resulting in calls for fines to be overturned. [ more ]
www.newsshopper.co.uk
5 months ago
London

The Eltham road with traffic problems so bad they cause 'havoc' for drivers

Traffic problems cause havoc on Avery Hill Road in Eltham
Councillor requests action from Transport for London (TfL) [ more ]
moreroad-safety
#london
Time Out London
1 month ago
London

TfL has revealed loads of stunning new cycle routes for every London borough

TfL partners with Strava to promote recreational cycling in London on weekends. [ more ]
www.bbc.com
1 month ago
London

Hugh Grant hacked off at travel chaos

Hugh Grant rants about being stuck in five-hour traffic jam due to roadworks in west London. [ more ]
www.times-series.co.uk
1 month ago
London

Northern line part suspended as emergency services deal with casualty on tracks

Emergency services respond to a serious incident on the Northern Line in London, causing suspension between Golders Green and Edgware. [ more ]
www.standard.co.uk
4 months ago
London

Sadiq Khan dismisses calls for 'rail miles' loyalty scheme on Tube network

A proposed loyalty scheme similar to air miles for Tube users was not implemented by TfL.
The loyalty scheme idea was suggested by a Green member of the London Assembly to encourage more people to use public transport. [ more ]
Time Out London
1 month ago
London

TfL has revealed loads of stunning new cycle routes for every London borough

TfL partners with Strava to promote recreational cycling in London on weekends. [ more ]
www.bbc.com
1 month ago
London

Hugh Grant hacked off at travel chaos

Hugh Grant rants about being stuck in five-hour traffic jam due to roadworks in west London. [ more ]
www.times-series.co.uk
1 month ago
London

Northern line part suspended as emergency services deal with casualty on tracks

Emergency services respond to a serious incident on the Northern Line in London, causing suspension between Golders Green and Edgware. [ more ]
www.standard.co.uk
4 months ago
London

Sadiq Khan dismisses calls for 'rail miles' loyalty scheme on Tube network

A proposed loyalty scheme similar to air miles for Tube users was not implemented by TfL.
The loyalty scheme idea was suggested by a Green member of the London Assembly to encourage more people to use public transport. [ more ]
morelondon
#public-transportation
www.bbc.com
1 month ago
London

Tram service levels abysmal, Lib Dems say

The London tram network is experiencing severe reliability issues due to a combination of strikes, engineering works, and a shortage of trams. [ more ]
www.hamhigh.co.uk
2 months ago
London

A map shows where the next 'Superloop 2' north London bus routes could go

London Mayor plans to double Superloop bus services in north London, adding new routes to improve public transportation and connectivity. [ more ]
www.hamhigh.co.uk
2 months ago
London

The last Northern line closure was 'chaos' - here's what TfL is doing next time

Lessons learned after complaints about bus replacement services during Tube station closures. [ more ]
www.newsshopper.co.uk
3 months ago
London

London Underground Service: Full list of TfL stations affected this weekend

Check London Underground, Overground, and Elizabeth Line closures for weekend travel planning. [ more ]
ianVisits
3 months ago
London

Warnings of severe disruption on the London Underground due to strike action on Monday

Possible severe disruption on the London Underground due to ASLEF union strike on Monday 8th April
London buses to operate normally during strike, but routes may be extremely busy [ more ]
www.newsshopper.co.uk
4 months ago
London

TfL cheap Friday fares to start this week - find out how prices will be affected

Tickets on the Tube will be cheaper on Fridays as part of a TfL trial to encourage more people back into central London.
Off-peak Friday fares during the trial will be significantly reduced, costing as low as 2.70 for Zone 1, in an effort to boost ridership. [ more ]
www.bbc.com
1 month ago
London

Tram service levels abysmal, Lib Dems say

The London tram network is experiencing severe reliability issues due to a combination of strikes, engineering works, and a shortage of trams. [ more ]
www.hamhigh.co.uk
2 months ago
London

A map shows where the next 'Superloop 2' north London bus routes could go

London Mayor plans to double Superloop bus services in north London, adding new routes to improve public transportation and connectivity. [ more ]
www.hamhigh.co.uk
2 months ago
London

The last Northern line closure was 'chaos' - here's what TfL is doing next time

Lessons learned after complaints about bus replacement services during Tube station closures. [ more ]
www.newsshopper.co.uk
3 months ago
London

London Underground Service: Full list of TfL stations affected this weekend

Check London Underground, Overground, and Elizabeth Line closures for weekend travel planning. [ more ]
ianVisits
3 months ago
London

Warnings of severe disruption on the London Underground due to strike action on Monday

Possible severe disruption on the London Underground due to ASLEF union strike on Monday 8th April
London buses to operate normally during strike, but routes may be extremely busy [ more ]
www.newsshopper.co.uk
4 months ago
London

TfL cheap Friday fares to start this week - find out how prices will be affected

Tickets on the Tube will be cheaper on Fridays as part of a TfL trial to encourage more people back into central London.
Off-peak Friday fares during the trial will be significantly reduced, costing as low as 2.70 for Zone 1, in an effort to boost ridership. [ more ]
morepublic-transportation
#northern-line
www.hamhigh.co.uk
1 month ago
London

Free bus route to be added to solve Northern line closure 'chaos'

A free bus service will run at peak times to ease demand during Northern line station closures. [ more ]
www.hamhigh.co.uk
3 months ago
London

Bus replacement service as six Northern line stations close for over a week

Six Northern line stations closed for major redevelopment, affecting travel until April 11.
NL1 Rail replacement bus service available between Golders Green and Canons Park for alternative travel options. [ more ]
www.hamhigh.co.uk
1 month ago
London

Free bus route to be added to solve Northern line closure 'chaos'

A free bus service will run at peak times to ease demand during Northern line station closures. [ more ]
www.hamhigh.co.uk
3 months ago
London

Bus replacement service as six Northern line stations close for over a week

Six Northern line stations closed for major redevelopment, affecting travel until April 11.
NL1 Rail replacement bus service available between Golders Green and Canons Park for alternative travel options. [ more ]
morenorthern-line
www.independent.co.uk
1 month ago
London

Convoy of Ulez scrappage scheme vehicles arrives in Ukraine from London

Vehicles from London's Ulez scrappage scheme are being donated to Ukraine for humanitarian purposes, aiding in medical aid and evacuations. [ more ]
#congestion-charge
www.independent.co.uk
1 month ago
London

US embassy owes London 14 million in unpaid congestion charge bills

Some embassies in London, including the US, have outstanding congestion charge debts, with the US topping the list. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
1 month ago
London

US embassy owes 15m in congestion charge fees, says Transport for London

The US embassy in Britain owes millions in unpaid congestion charge fees, leading to potential international legal action. [ more ]
www.independent.co.uk
1 month ago
London

US embassy owes London 14 million in unpaid congestion charge bills

Some embassies in London, including the US, have outstanding congestion charge debts, with the US topping the list. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
1 month ago
London

US embassy owes 15m in congestion charge fees, says Transport for London

The US embassy in Britain owes millions in unpaid congestion charge fees, leading to potential international legal action. [ more ]
morecongestion-charge
www.standard.co.uk
1 month ago
London

Most drivers hit with 180 Ulez fine since expansion have failed to pay it

Only 3 in 10 drivers issued with Ulez fines have paid, leading to a significant outstanding amount owed to TfL. [ more ]
www.standard.co.uk
1 month ago
London

Vehicles donated by Londoners via Ulez scrappage scheme arrive in Ukraine

Londoners are donating vehicles to Ukraine instead of scrapping them due to Ulez regulations, helping with humanitarian efforts amid the war. [ more ]
www.newsshopper.co.uk
2 months ago
London

DLR launches trial allowing passengers to pre-book travel assistance

Access DLR trial introduced for seamless travel support, including pre-booking assistance without requiring proof of disability. [ more ]
#accessibility
ianVisits
2 months ago
London

DLR testing improved accessibility at their unstaffed stations

TfL's Access DLR trial aims to improve accessibility at DLR stations by offering staffed assistance, enabling a seamless travel experience for customers. [ more ]
www.harrowtimes.co.uk
4 months ago
London

Three Tube stations to get step-free access in 'transformational' upgrades

Plans to provide step-free access at three more Tube stations by TfL.
Work at Northolt station to be upgraded for step-free access in 2025. [ more ]
ianVisits
2 months ago
London

DLR testing improved accessibility at their unstaffed stations

TfL's Access DLR trial aims to improve accessibility at DLR stations by offering staffed assistance, enabling a seamless travel experience for customers. [ more ]
www.harrowtimes.co.uk
4 months ago
London

Three Tube stations to get step-free access in 'transformational' upgrades

Plans to provide step-free access at three more Tube stations by TfL.
Work at Northolt station to be upgraded for step-free access in 2025. [ more ]
moreaccessibility
#london-underground
www.standard.co.uk
2 months ago
London

4G mobile coverage rolled out to all eight subterranean Elizabeth line stations

4G mobile coverage now available at all Elizabeth line stations in central London, enhancing connectivity for passengers underground. [ more ]
www.newsshopper.co.uk
2 months ago
London

London Underground Service: Full list of TfL stations affected this weekend

Planned closures on London Underground, Overground, and Elizabeth Line for the weekend. Check TfL app for updates. [ more ]
www.newsshopper.co.uk
2 months ago
London

London Underground Service: Full list of TfL stations affected this weekend

Planned TfL closures on London Underground, Overground, and Elizabeth Line during weekends for essential work. Check updated stats on TfL app or website. [ more ]
www.newsshopper.co.uk
2 months ago
London

Londoners split over TfL's major upgrade of Piccadilly Line

Londoners are divided over the planned 2.9 billion upgrade to the Piccadilly Line, with concerns about prioritization of other Underground lines. [ more ]
ianVisits
3 months ago
London

London's weekly railway news

Tube driver not discriminated against working on Saturday
Complaints on Northern Line and police investigation on sexual assault escalator [ more ]
www.newsshopper.co.uk
3 months ago
London

Full list of London Underground closures for this Easter bank holiday weekend

Planned closures for London Underground, Overground, and Elizabeth Line this Easter weekend
Use TfL app or website for the most up-to-date information on Tube closures [ more ]
www.standard.co.uk
2 months ago
London

4G mobile coverage rolled out to all eight subterranean Elizabeth line stations

4G mobile coverage now available at all Elizabeth line stations in central London, enhancing connectivity for passengers underground. [ more ]
www.newsshopper.co.uk
2 months ago
London

London Underground Service: Full list of TfL stations affected this weekend

Planned closures on London Underground, Overground, and Elizabeth Line for the weekend. Check TfL app for updates. [ more ]
www.newsshopper.co.uk
2 months ago
London

London Underground Service: Full list of TfL stations affected this weekend

Planned TfL closures on London Underground, Overground, and Elizabeth Line during weekends for essential work. Check updated stats on TfL app or website. [ more ]
www.newsshopper.co.uk
2 months ago
London

Londoners split over TfL's major upgrade of Piccadilly Line

Londoners are divided over the planned 2.9 billion upgrade to the Piccadilly Line, with concerns about prioritization of other Underground lines. [ more ]
ianVisits
3 months ago
London

London's weekly railway news

Tube driver not discriminated against working on Saturday
Complaints on Northern Line and police investigation on sexual assault escalator [ more ]
www.newsshopper.co.uk
3 months ago
London

Full list of London Underground closures for this Easter bank holiday weekend

Planned closures for London Underground, Overground, and Elizabeth Line this Easter weekend
Use TfL app or website for the most up-to-date information on Tube closures [ more ]
morelondon-underground
#public-transport
www.romfordrecorder.co.uk
2 months ago
London

This map shows where the next 'Superloop 2' bus routes could go in east London

London Mayor Sadiq Khan plans to double Superloop express bus services to 20, connecting more people to key locations and making journeys quicker and more convenient. [ more ]
ianVisits
2 months ago
London

How TfL's simple pop-up message led to a significant drop in paper ticket sales

Transport for London intentionally reduced paper ticket sales by promoting contactless payments through ticket machines, leading to significant drop in paper ticket sales. [ more ]
www.romfordrecorder.co.uk
2 months ago
London

This map shows where the next 'Superloop 2' bus routes could go in east London

London Mayor Sadiq Khan plans to double Superloop express bus services to 20, connecting more people to key locations and making journeys quicker and more convenient. [ more ]
ianVisits
2 months ago
London

How TfL's simple pop-up message led to a significant drop in paper ticket sales

Transport for London intentionally reduced paper ticket sales by promoting contactless payments through ticket machines, leading to significant drop in paper ticket sales. [ more ]
morepublic-transport
#silvertown-tunnel
www.standard.co.uk
2 months ago
London

Blackwall Tunnel closure: Drivers warned of heavy traffic on alternative routes during May and June roadworks

Traffic likely heavy during Blackwall Tunnel closures [ more ]
www.newsshopper.co.uk
3 months ago
London

Silvertown Tunnel to connect two major London boroughs, the route explained

Silvertown Tunnel set to open in 2025 to alleviate congestion at Blackwall Tunnel.
The new tunnel aims to provide quicker journeys, reduce congestion, and improve connectivity between Greenwich Peninsula and Silvertown district. [ more ]
www.standard.co.uk
2 months ago
London

Blackwall Tunnel closure: Drivers warned of heavy traffic on alternative routes during May and June roadworks

Traffic likely heavy during Blackwall Tunnel closures [ more ]
www.newsshopper.co.uk
3 months ago
London

Silvertown Tunnel to connect two major London boroughs, the route explained

Silvertown Tunnel set to open in 2025 to alleviate congestion at Blackwall Tunnel.
The new tunnel aims to provide quicker journeys, reduce congestion, and improve connectivity between Greenwich Peninsula and Silvertown district. [ more ]
moresilvertown-tunnel
ianVisits
2 months ago
London

You can now rent Tube stations for private events

TfL now allows tube stations for private events. [ more ]
www.barkinganddagenhampost.co.uk
2 months ago
London

Plan to cut speed limit on A13 flyover

Transport for London (TfL) has applied to lower the speed limit on the A13 Lodge Avenue Flyover from 40mph to 30mph. [ more ]
#negotiations
www.yourlocalguardian.co.uk
2 months ago
London

TfL issues statement as Croydon tram workers set to strike

TfL engages in negotiations with Croydon tram workers over pay disparities and strike action, emphasizing transparency and fairness in the process. [ more ]
www.newsshopper.co.uk
3 months ago
London

Upcoming London Underground strikes called off amid TfL and Aslef talks

Tube strikes planned for April 8 and May 4 have been called off
Negotiations between Aslef and TfL led to strike cancellation. [ more ]
www.yourlocalguardian.co.uk
2 months ago
London

TfL issues statement as Croydon tram workers set to strike

TfL engages in negotiations with Croydon tram workers over pay disparities and strike action, emphasizing transparency and fairness in the process. [ more ]
www.newsshopper.co.uk
3 months ago
London

Upcoming London Underground strikes called off amid TfL and Aslef talks

Tube strikes planned for April 8 and May 4 have been called off
Negotiations between Aslef and TfL led to strike cancellation. [ more ]
morenegotiations
www.newsshopper.co.uk
2 months ago
London

10,000 London cabbies sue Uber for 250 million over taxi-booking rules

London cabbies are suing Uber for breaching taxi-booking rules, which could cost the company over 250 million. [ more ]
#london-mayoral-elections
BBC News
2 months ago
London

London mayor elections: Disabled voters describe their priorities

Access challenges for disabled Londoners affect daily life and voting decisions in mayoral elections. [ more ]
BBC News
3 months ago
London

London Mayoral election: Former banker Brian Rose to stand

Brian Rose running for 2024 London mayoral elections under London Real party.
Focus on improving crime rates and privatizing Transport for London. [ more ]
BBC News
2 months ago
London

London mayor elections: Disabled voters describe their priorities

Access challenges for disabled Londoners affect daily life and voting decisions in mayoral elections. [ more ]
BBC News
3 months ago
London

London Mayoral election: Former banker Brian Rose to stand

Brian Rose running for 2024 London mayoral elections under London Real party.
Focus on improving crime rates and privatizing Transport for London. [ more ]
morelondon-mayoral-elections
#london-overground
ianVisits
2 months ago
London

London Overground planning 150 million maintenance contract

Transport for London (TfL) planning a £150 million maintenance project for the London Overground. [ more ]
ianVisits
4 months ago
London

TfL rules out regular London Overground trains to London Bridge

London Overground trains unlikely to run into London Bridge regularly due to expected increase in Southern service frequency by 2025. [ more ]
www.standard.co.uk
4 months ago
London

'Disney-fication of history': London Tory criticises new Overground line names

The London Overground's new line names faced criticism at City Hall for Disney-fying history.
Transport for London named the Goblin line the Suffragette line to honor Annie Huggett, but it caused controversy. [ more ]
PinkNews | Latest lesbian, gay, bi and trans news | LGBTQ+ news
5 months ago
London

The London Overground lines have been renamed - and one line honours a piece of LGBTQ+ history

TfL renames London Overground lines, with Mildmay Line honoring LGBTQ+ history and the Mildmay Mission Hospital's role in the HIV/AIDS crisis.
Mildmay Hospital continues to be a specialist HIV hospital and is a valued place for the LGBTQ+ community. [ more ]
ianVisits
2 months ago
London

London Overground planning 150 million maintenance contract

Transport for London (TfL) planning a £150 million maintenance project for the London Overground. [ more ]
ianVisits
4 months ago
London

TfL rules out regular London Overground trains to London Bridge

London Overground trains unlikely to run into London Bridge regularly due to expected increase in Southern service frequency by 2025. [ more ]
www.standard.co.uk
4 months ago
London

'Disney-fication of history': London Tory criticises new Overground line names

The London Overground's new line names faced criticism at City Hall for Disney-fying history.
Transport for London named the Goblin line the Suffragette line to honor Annie Huggett, but it caused controversy. [ more ]
PinkNews | Latest lesbian, gay, bi and trans news | LGBTQ+ news
5 months ago
London

The London Overground lines have been renamed - and one line honours a piece of LGBTQ+ history

TfL renames London Overground lines, with Mildmay Line honoring LGBTQ+ history and the Mildmay Mission Hospital's role in the HIV/AIDS crisis.
Mildmay Hospital continues to be a specialist HIV hospital and is a valued place for the LGBTQ+ community. [ more ]
morelondon-overground
#sadiq-khan
www.newsshopper.co.uk
2 months ago
London

Sadiq Khan wants to DOUBLE Superloop routes if re-elected as Mayor of London

Sadiq Khan plans to double Superloop routes in London if re-elected as Mayor, introducing 'Superloop 2' with new express bus services. [ more ]
www.standard.co.uk
3 months ago
London

Green Party promise to hire 'Loo Czar' and London Toilet Commission in mayoral election

The Greens see improving public toilet provision as a key factor in winning votes in the City Hall race. [ more ]
www.standard.co.uk
3 months ago
London

London mayoral election: Transport is definitely the key legacy area for Sadiq Khan'

Sadiq Khan focused on restoring TfL's finances, now showing annual surplus after government bailouts.
TfL issues like aging trains on lines and union walkouts still persist, despite prior financial woes being resolved. [ more ]
www.standard.co.uk
4 months ago
London

Sadiq Khan hails completion of Superloop bus network's 138km circle round London

Completion of Superloop network segments
Expansion of express bus services in outer London [ more ]
www.standard.co.uk
4 months ago
London

Total London bus miles cut by 22 million in six years

The number of miles covered by London buses has decreased by 22 million in six years.
Liberal Democrats are concerned about declining bus services in London. [ more ]
www.newsshopper.co.uk
2 months ago
London

Sadiq Khan wants to DOUBLE Superloop routes if re-elected as Mayor of London

Sadiq Khan plans to double Superloop routes in London if re-elected as Mayor, introducing 'Superloop 2' with new express bus services. [ more ]
www.standard.co.uk
3 months ago
London

Green Party promise to hire 'Loo Czar' and London Toilet Commission in mayoral election

The Greens see improving public toilet provision as a key factor in winning votes in the City Hall race. [ more ]
www.standard.co.uk
3 months ago
London

London mayoral election: Transport is definitely the key legacy area for Sadiq Khan'

Sadiq Khan focused on restoring TfL's finances, now showing annual surplus after government bailouts.
TfL issues like aging trains on lines and union walkouts still persist, despite prior financial woes being resolved. [ more ]
www.standard.co.uk
4 months ago
London

Sadiq Khan hails completion of Superloop bus network's 138km circle round London

Completion of Superloop network segments
Expansion of express bus services in outer London [ more ]
www.standard.co.uk
4 months ago
London

Total London bus miles cut by 22 million in six years

The number of miles covered by London buses has decreased by 22 million in six years.
Liberal Democrats are concerned about declining bus services in London. [ more ]
moresadiq-khan
www.newsshopper.co.uk
3 months ago
London

TERRIYFING video shows moving DLR train with door WIDE open

DLR train seen moving with door wide open, sparking concern among passengers. [ more ]
#infrastructure-projects
www.standard.co.uk
3 months ago
London

Lib Dem mayoral candidate promises 'no more bus cuts' in plan to 'fix' London's transport network

Candidate Rob Blackie plans to increase Tube fares with inflation for financial stability.
Focus on achieving a long-term funding deal with the Government to support infrastructure improvements and reduce strikes. [ more ]
ianVisits
4 months ago
London

Bakerloo Line Extension: Report urges swift action on building the railway

Central London Forward advocates for Bakerloo Line Extension
TfL reports increased cost of BLE [ more ]
www.standard.co.uk
3 months ago
London

Lib Dem mayoral candidate promises 'no more bus cuts' in plan to 'fix' London's transport network

Candidate Rob Blackie plans to increase Tube fares with inflation for financial stability.
Focus on achieving a long-term funding deal with the Government to support infrastructure improvements and reduce strikes. [ more ]
ianVisits
4 months ago
London

Bakerloo Line Extension: Report urges swift action on building the railway

Central London Forward advocates for Bakerloo Line Extension
TfL reports increased cost of BLE [ more ]
moreinfrastructure-projects
www.newsshopper.co.uk
3 months ago
London

Major London Underground line to close this year as TfL spend 2.9b on upgrades

The Piccadilly Line is set to close for major upgrades in 2024, with the introduction of new trains and increased service frequency by 2027.
Siemens Mobility is partnering in the design of the new trains for the Piccadilly Line, with significant investments in facilities and job creation. [ more ]
#bus-accident
www.romfordrecorder.co.uk
3 months ago
London

Water main work continues as road reopens following bus 'sinking' in hole

A bus sank into a hole on Front Lane, Cranham, leading to road closure.
Transport for London (TfL) arranged diversions for the affected 248 bus route during the repair period. [ more ]
www.romfordrecorder.co.uk
3 months ago
London

Bus 'sinks' into road hole sparking main road closure

Bus sank in hole during roadworks
Road shut, repairs to take at least two days [ more ]
www.romfordrecorder.co.uk
3 months ago
London

Water main work continues as road reopens following bus 'sinking' in hole

A bus sank into a hole on Front Lane, Cranham, leading to road closure.
Transport for London (TfL) arranged diversions for the affected 248 bus route during the repair period. [ more ]
www.romfordrecorder.co.uk
3 months ago
London

Bus 'sinks' into road hole sparking main road closure

Bus sank in hole during roadworks
Road shut, repairs to take at least two days [ more ]
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#tube-strikes
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3 months ago
London

Tube passengers warned of travel disruption amid strike action

TfL urging passengers to check before traveling due to strike disruptions on 8 April and 4 May.
Aslef members striking over long-running dispute on terms and conditions, causing severe disruption on Tube lines. [ more ]
www.standard.co.uk
3 months ago
London

Tube strikes: Hope fresh talks between Aslef and TfL to be held this week will avert walkouts

Tube strikes planned by Aslef union on Friday and Saturday over working condition changes
Severe disruption expected on Underground with limited or no service, impact likely on following days [ more ]
London Business News | Londonlovesbusiness.com
3 months ago
London

Tube passengers warned of travel disruption amid strike action

TfL urging passengers to check before traveling due to strike disruptions on 8 April and 4 May.
Aslef members striking over long-running dispute on terms and conditions, causing severe disruption on Tube lines. [ more ]
www.standard.co.uk
3 months ago
London

Tube strikes: Hope fresh talks between Aslef and TfL to be held this week will avert walkouts

Tube strikes planned by Aslef union on Friday and Saturday over working condition changes
Severe disruption expected on Underground with limited or no service, impact likely on following days [ more ]
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3 months ago
Graphic design

UK comedian photoshops poster to hilariously sidestep censors

Censorship can lead to creative solutions like replacing a hot dog with a cucumber in poster design.
Comedian Ed Gamble found a humorous way to address Transport for London's ban on junk food advertising. [ more ]
www.standard.co.uk
5 months ago
London

1million prize for TfL advertising campaign inspired by patterns of traditional Tube seats

An advertising campaign inspired by the patterns of traditional Tube seats has won a 1 million worth of advertising after winning a competition launched by the Standard and Outernet London.
The campaign celebrates the capital's diversity using the colours and patterns of TfL's moquette seat covers to create a tapestry telling stories of modern London. [ more ]
Creative Bloq
3 months ago
Graphic design

UK comedian photoshops poster to hilariously sidestep censors

Censorship can lead to creative solutions like replacing a hot dog with a cucumber in poster design.
Comedian Ed Gamble found a humorous way to address Transport for London's ban on junk food advertising. [ more ]
www.standard.co.uk
5 months ago
London

1million prize for TfL advertising campaign inspired by patterns of traditional Tube seats

An advertising campaign inspired by the patterns of traditional Tube seats has won a 1 million worth of advertising after winning a competition launched by the Standard and Outernet London.
The campaign celebrates the capital's diversity using the colours and patterns of TfL's moquette seat covers to create a tapestry telling stories of modern London. [ more ]
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www.kilburntimes.co.uk
3 months ago
London

'Risk of crashes' - Warning over HS2 work set to shut road for four years

Transport for London raises road safety concerns over HS2 station
HS2 station to be UK's largest new railway station [ more ]
www.newsshopper.co.uk
3 months ago
London

All the TfL closures that could impact your journey this Easter weekend

Plan ahead for Easter travel using TfL tools
Some closures on TfL services for maintenance and upgrades [ more ]
www.standard.co.uk
3 months ago
London

Tram strikes in London called off to allow talks on pay dispute

Planned strikes by London tram workers have been suspended for talks on pay disparity.
If pay dispute talks fail, strike action is planned for May and July. [ more ]
ianVisits
3 months ago
London

From Fossil Fuels to Solar Power - TfL's 16 million grant to cut carbon emissions

TfL buildings and depots are getting energy upgrades to reduce carbon emissions and heating costs.
Projects funded by the Public Sector Decarbonisation Scheme focus on implementing carbon-reducing measures like heat pumps and solar panels. [ more ]
www.standard.co.uk
3 months ago
London

Greg Hands wants TfL to take over Hammersmith Bridge and to reopen it to motor traffic

Hammersmith and Fulham Council has spent 30 million on bridge safety
Calls for Transport for London to take over the bridge ownership [ more ]
www.yourlocalguardian.co.uk
3 months ago
London

Croydon tram workers set to strike at the end of this month

Engineers for Croydon Tramlink are going on strike over pay disparity with London Underground counterparts.
60 tram, stores, and infrastructure engineers will strike causing shortages due to pay differences with London Underground. [ more ]
ianVisits
4 months ago
London

Harrow transport worker's art-inspired poetry at central London tube station

The poem 'Ode to the Mother' by Anthony Okolie displayed at St James's Park station is inspired by a mural at Brixton station.
Art on the Underground's Writer in Residence scheme aims to showcase creative voices within TfL through engaging responses to art across the network. [ more ]
BBC News
4 months ago
London

Watch: Catching London's Tube fare evaders

TfL uses enforcement officers to address anti-social behavior and fare evasion
47 passengers removed for non-compliance in a four-week period [ more ]
Secret London
4 months ago
London

London's Cycleway Network Has Quadrupled Since 2016 After The Opening Of New Southwark Route

Expansion of Cycleway network in London has increased accessibility and daily cycle journeys.
TfL's initiatives such as the new Santander Cycles day pass and introduction of e-bikes aim to enhance cycling affordability and access. [ more ]
www.standard.co.uk
4 months ago
London

About 40 per cent of journeys on London public transport network to cost more despite Sadiq fares freeze

About 40% of London public transport journeys will be more expensive, despite Mayor Khan's partial fares freeze.
Mr. Khan's decision to freeze pay-as-you-go fares will result in an overall average rise of 1.7%, with a 4.9% increase in Travelcards. [ more ]
www.standard.co.uk
4 months ago
London

New 15-mile walking route from Epping Forest to Peckham launched by TfL

15-mile walking route launched by Transport for London connecting Epping Forest to Peckham.
Route includes green spaces like Walthamstow Marshes, London Fields, and Burgess Park. [ more ]
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ianVisits
4 months ago
London

TfL's off-peak "Fares Friday" trial starts next Friday

Tube and train passengers will have off-peak fares all day on Fridays from March 8 until May 31, 2024.
The trial aims to boost Friday travel, cater to working populations, and support the hospitality industry. [ more ]
www.standard.co.uk
5 months ago
London

Central Line meltdown: Commuters face years of chaos as whistleblowers give inside track on clapped-out trains

Tube insiders raise concerns about Central line under-investment
Trains on Central line in disrepair and facing delays in upgrading [ more ]
ianVisits
4 months ago
London

TfL's off-peak "Fares Friday" trial starts next Friday

Tube and train passengers will have off-peak fares all day on Fridays from March 8 until May 31, 2024.
The trial aims to boost Friday travel, cater to working populations, and support the hospitality industry. [ more ]
www.standard.co.uk
5 months ago
London

Central Line meltdown: Commuters face years of chaos as whistleblowers give inside track on clapped-out trains

Tube insiders raise concerns about Central line under-investment
Trains on Central line in disrepair and facing delays in upgrading [ more ]
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www.standard.co.uk
4 months ago
London

Revealed: Central line emergency timetable will see third fewer evening rush hour trains

Passengers on Central line to have fewer trains due to emergency timetable
Speed restrictions causing gaps in train service on certain sections of the line [ more ]
Secret London
4 months ago
London

TfL Have Released A Free And Fascinating Archive Of Historic Tube Maps And Photographs

Over 2000 historical images and documents related to London's transport history are now available online for free.
Collaboration between Transport for London and Google Arts & Culture offers a detailed look at the evolution of London's transport network. [ more ]
www.standard.co.uk
4 months ago
London

High Court battle looms over Lutfur Rahman's bid to axe low traffic neighbourhoods in Tower Hamlets

Campaigners raise funds to challenge removal of low traffic neighborhoods in East London borough.
High Court orders judicial review of Tower Hamlets council's decision to remove LTNs. [ more ]
#chingford
www.theguardian.com
4 months ago
London

Harry Kane statue in storage for years and hidden from view in London

Local hero Harry Kane statue commissioned by Waltham Forest Council remains unused despite completion in 2020.
Transport for London denied placing the Kane statue at Chingford's Weaver Line Overground railway station due to the risk of being targeted by rival football fans. [ more ]
www.standard.co.uk
4 months ago
London

Council's Harry Kane statue stuck in storage for years with nowhere to go

A statue of football star Harry Kane funded by local councillors has yet to find a home due to safety concerns.
The statue, depicting Kane on a bench, was initially planned to be installed at Chingford station but faced opposition from Transport for London. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
4 months ago
London

Harry Kane statue in storage for years and hidden from view in London

Local hero Harry Kane statue commissioned by Waltham Forest Council remains unused despite completion in 2020.
Transport for London denied placing the Kane statue at Chingford's Weaver Line Overground railway station due to the risk of being targeted by rival football fans. [ more ]
www.standard.co.uk
4 months ago
London

Council's Harry Kane statue stuck in storage for years with nowhere to go

A statue of football star Harry Kane funded by local councillors has yet to find a home due to safety concerns.
The statue, depicting Kane on a bench, was initially planned to be installed at Chingford station but faced opposition from Transport for London. [ more ]
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ianVisits
4 months ago
London

TfL announces half-price travel for vulnerable young adults leaving care services

15,000 young adults leaving social care offered half-price travel
Challenges care leavers face in transitioning to adult life [ more ]
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www.hamhigh.co.uk
4 months ago
London

Police investigate as vandals plaster Tube station walls with graffiti

Graffiti found in closed Kentish Town station
Investigation ongoing by British Transport Police [ more ]
www.hamhigh.co.uk
4 months ago
London

'We've had no support' - Shopkeepers' fury as tube station reopening delayed

Kentish Town station closed for escalator replacement, leading to delayed reopening in September.
Local businesses near the station, such as restaurants and nail salons, have experienced significant drops in sales during the closure. [ more ]
www.hamhigh.co.uk
4 months ago
London

Temporarily closed Tube station riddled with graffiti by vandals

Kentish Town station's southbound platform has been vandalized with graffiti during its closure for repairs.
Closure of Kentish Town station extended to September due to delays in escalator replacement and other works. [ more ]
www.hamhigh.co.uk
4 months ago
London

Police investigate as vandals plaster Tube station walls with graffiti

Graffiti found in closed Kentish Town station
Investigation ongoing by British Transport Police [ more ]
www.hamhigh.co.uk
4 months ago
London

'We've had no support' - Shopkeepers' fury as tube station reopening delayed

Kentish Town station closed for escalator replacement, leading to delayed reopening in September.
Local businesses near the station, such as restaurants and nail salons, have experienced significant drops in sales during the closure. [ more ]
www.hamhigh.co.uk
4 months ago
London

Temporarily closed Tube station riddled with graffiti by vandals

Kentish Town station's southbound platform has been vandalized with graffiti during its closure for repairs.
Closure of Kentish Town station extended to September due to delays in escalator replacement and other works. [ more ]
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www.standard.co.uk
5 months ago
London

Sadiq Khan tells passengers on crisis-hit Central Line: Make sure to get refunds for delays

Mayor thanks whistleblowers
Issues raised with TfL commissioner [ more ]
BBC News
5 months ago
London

London Overground: New names for its six lines revealed

The new names of London's six Overground lines have been revealed, significantly changing the look of the Tube map.
TfL worked with customers, stakeholders, historians, industry experts, and local communities to choose names that represent the areas the lines travel through and reflect London's history and cultural diversity. [ more ]
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