Your guide to London's culture and transport news and events taking place across the city.

Your guide to London's culture and transport news and events taking place across the city.

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London Underground tops 4 million journeys in a single day
London Underground tops 4 million journeys in a single day

London Underground tops 4 million journeys in a single day

The London Underground carried over 4 million passenger journeys last Thursday - the first time daily passenger journeys exceeded 4 million since the pandemic hit.

Nov
30
2023
RMT members accept pay deal to suspend rail strikes
RMT members accept pay deal to suspend rail strikes

RMT members accept pay deal to suspend rail strikes

Railway workers who are members of the RMT union have voted to accept a provisional pay offer from the train companies.

Nov
30
2023
Observances of the Elizabeth line problems this morning
Observances of the Elizabeth line problems this morning

Observances of the Elizabeth line problems this morning

A number of problems on the railways this morning caused severe delays for commuters in west London and on the Elizabeth line.

Nov
30
2023
Northern City Line starts using new signals in passenger service
Northern City Line starts using new signals in passenger service

Northern City Line starts using new signals in passenger service

Earlier this week, the trains on the Northern City Line started carrying passengers using a new signalling system, which should reduce delays on journeys between Finsbury Park and Moorgate.

Nov
29
2023
A week of rail strikes to start this Saturday
A week of rail strikes to start this Saturday

A week of rail strikes to start this Saturday

There will be a week of strikes across the railways starting this coming Saturday (2nd Dec 2023), as train drivers who are members of the ASLEF union walk out.

Nov
28
2023
First locations unveiled for electric car fast-charging hubs across London
First locations unveiled for electric car fast-charging hubs across London

First locations unveiled for electric car fast-charging hubs across London

The locations of the first five of up to 65 electric vehicle fast charging hubs across London have been revealed.

Nov
28
2023
Kensington council rejects solution for Jewish sect’s tube travel ban
Kensington council rejects solution for Jewish sect’s tube travel ban

Kensington council rejects solution for Jewish sect’s tube travel ban

A Jewish religious sect that cannot travel on the London Underground because of something inside the Science Museum has had its application for a religious fudge that would solve the problem rejected

Nov
27
2023
Property development offering upgrades at Neasden tube station
Property development offering upgrades at Neasden tube station

Property development offering upgrades at Neasden tube station

A housing development next to Neasden tube station on the Jubilee line has been submitted for planning that could improve the tube station and support the construction of a new London Overground station.

Nov
24
2023
London’s weekly railway news
London’s weekly railway news

London’s weekly railway news

This is a weekly round-up of London's rail transport news...

Nov
24
2023
HS2 reaches halfway mark in tunnelling crucial side passages under the Chilterns
HS2 reaches halfway mark in tunnelling crucial side passages under the Chilterns

HS2 reaches halfway mark in tunnelling crucial side passages under the Chilterns

Deep under the Chilterns, HS2 has reached the half way mark in tunneling the nearly 40 side passage tunnels that will link northbound and southbound tunnels.

Nov
23
2023
The Elizabeth line has its busiest month yet
The Elizabeth line has its busiest month yet

The Elizabeth line has its busiest month yet

The Elizabeth line has had its busiest month yet, after it carried over 17 million passengers in a 28-day period for the first time.

Nov
23
2023
Government offers £23 million for Rapid-Bus link connecting Woolwich to Thamesmead
Government offers £23 million for Rapid-Bus link connecting Woolwich to Thamesmead

Government offers £23 million for Rapid-Bus link connecting Woolwich to Thamesmead

The government has indicated that it will provide funding for a rapid-bus service linking Woolwich with Thamemead ahead of a longer-term plan to extend the DLR into the area.

Nov
22
2023
Early Warning – Paddington station will be closed over Christmas
Early Warning – Paddington station will be closed over Christmas

Early Warning – Paddington station will be closed over Christmas

An early warning for anyone planning a Christmas getaway to the west, as London Paddington station will be closed over most of the period.

Nov
22
2023
Transport leaders warn Elizabeth line train order delays will cost jobs
Transport leaders warn Elizabeth line train order delays will cost jobs

Transport leaders warn Elizabeth line train order delays will cost jobs

Rail industry leaders have called on the government to authorise the purchase of more Elizabeth line trains before it's too late to be able to order them.

Nov
21
2023
Win a load of special railway tours and experiences
Win a load of special railway tours and experiences

Win a load of special railway tours and experiences

Dubbed ‘the railway’s answer to Children in Need’, Rail Aid is offering a huge load of railway goodies from special trips to behind the scenes tours of railway sites.

Nov
21
2023
Cool commutes ahead: Take a look inside the Piccadilly line’s new air conditioned trains
Cool commutes ahead: Take a look inside the Piccadilly line’s new air conditioned trains

Cool commutes ahead: Take a look inside the Piccadilly line’s new air conditioned trains

A railway running through the forests of west Germany is seeing a very unusual sight at the moment - as a Piccadilly line tube train is running through the area.

Nov
21
2023
HS2 hands over new Euston Skills Centre to Camden Council
HS2 hands over new Euston Skills Centre to Camden Council

HS2 hands over new Euston Skills Centre to Camden Council

HS2 has handed over the keys to the new Euston Skills Centre to Camden Council.

Nov
20
2023
Richmond station’s art deco heritage is being restored
Richmond station’s art deco heritage is being restored

Richmond station’s art deco heritage is being restored

Richmond station's art deco heritage is getting a refurbishment, with the main entrance being cleaned and refurbished.

Nov
20
2023
A week of strikes on the railways in December
A week of strikes on the railways in December

A week of strikes on the railways in December

The train drivers union, ASLEF has announced a rolling programme of one-day strikes and a nine-day overtime ban to start early in December.

Nov
17
2023
No Heathrow mainline trains next weekend and partial closure of the Elizabeth line
No Heathrow mainline trains next weekend and partial closure of the Elizabeth line

No Heathrow mainline trains next weekend and partial closure of the Elizabeth line

There won't be any Elizabeth line or Heathrow Express trains able to call at Heathrow Aiport next weekend (25th-26th Nov) due to engineering work on the railway.

Nov
17
2023
London’s weekly railway news
London’s weekly railway news

London’s weekly railway news

This is a weekly round-up of London's rail transport news...

Nov
17
2023
Look out on the Central line — an upgraded train has started final tests
Look out on the Central line — an upgraded train has started final tests

Look out on the Central line — an upgraded train has started final tests

If you see a Central line train pass through a station without stopping, try to get a look inside, as it could be an upgraded train out on final tests before it carries passengers.

Nov
16
2023
TfL’s financial performance triggers ratings upgrade but warnings about future transport upgrades
TfL’s financial performance triggers ratings upgrade but warnings about future transport upgrades

TfL’s financial performance triggers ratings upgrade but warnings about future transport upgrades

Transport for London's finances gained a vote of confidence today after one of the debt ratings agencies upgraded the quality of TfL debt.

Nov
15
2023
A Duo of Deans: Building HS2’s two Wendover railway viaducts
A Duo of Deans: Building HS2’s two Wendover railway viaducts

A Duo of Deans: Building HS2’s two Wendover railway viaducts

Just outside Wendover, two railway viaducts are being built for the HS2 railway, and they're the first of their kind in the UK.

Nov
15
2023