Tag: Transport

West London streets where locals will soon be fined for driving down them

Parents dropping their children off at some schools in West London will soon face fines in a move to make the streets safer. Cameras will be installed at key spots near 26 Brent infant, junior and high schools will pick up every vehicle. The council wants to try and force families to stop using their […]

London Underground super fan, 8, knows the quickest ways to get to every station

Many of us in the capital have a passion for our precious London Underground, the first subway system in the world. Few of us have used it to improve the lives of others. That’s exactly what eight year old Cian Patel from Stanmore has done. The quick-thinking youngster who knows the Tube inside out, started […]

Mayor Sadiq Khan tells Londoners to ‘significantly reduce car use’ to avoid ‘another public health crisis’

Mayor Sadiq Khan has today (January 11) warned that if Londoners keep relying on cars for short journeys, the capital ‘will replace one public health crisis with another – caused by filthy air and gridlocked roads’. His comments follow data released today which shows that over a third of car journeys in the capital could […]

E-scooter rider sues after suffering serious injuries when he was hit by London bus

A man who was knocked off his e-scooter by a bus while he was riding through London last summer is set to sue for compensation in a landmark case. The man, a health and beauty worker in his 50s, sustained serious injuries including fractured ribs, a dislocated right shoulder and a collapsed lung when the […]

London Underground station transformed into green odyssey in homage to Sir David Attenborough

If you take a Victoria line train southbound one stop from Oxford Circus, you’ll now arrive at ‘Green Planet’. Gone are the classic London Underground red and blue roundels, new special green signage and an array of imagery of all things plants and the natural world now greets passengers at Green Park. It’s all in […]

London Underground: The ‘ghost trains’ you won’t find on the Tube map and how to see them

As seasoned Londoners, we like to think we know London’s transport network like the back of our hand. But did you know that several times a week, a handful of train services across the capital go off the map to travel on otherwise disused railway lines? The legal procedures required to shut a railway line […]

The unremarkable London Overground station with an incredible view of the city

If you ask most Londoners which station has the most impressive view, they are most likely to say Blackfriars, which since 2011 has four platforms spanning the River Thames which offer a unique view of both The City and the South Bank. There are hidden photogenic gems all across London’s transport network though. Earlier this […]

The weird London railway line that takes just 9 minutes to ride from start to finish

At face value, the London Overground line between Romford and Upminster might seem unimpressive. It has just three stations, takes nine minutes to complete and there’s an entire bus route that makes the same journey. There’s no railway line in London that has so many unusual qualities. The line is part of the London Overground, […]

Couple leaves commuters feeling all loved up after romantic proposal at London Victoria Station

The iconic departure boards at Victoria station are a familiar sight to the millions of passengers who make their way from the capital to the South of England every year. They’re also where emotional goodbyes and joyful reunions happen, holding a special place in the hearts of many. Last Sunday (December 19), one very special […]

London Underground: 4G and 5G across every single Tube station and line has got one step closer

Earlier this year, Transport for London (TfL) announced that it had signed a multi-million pound 20-year deal to provide the technology which would allow the Tube network to become fully 4G and 5G accessible by the end of 2024. This morning (Tuesday, December 21), it has announced which mobile network providers will be the first […]

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