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.

Transport News - Archive Articles

Colindale and Leyton tube stations getting step-free access upgrades
Colindale and Leyton tube stations getting step-free access upgrades

Colindale and Leyton tube stations getting step-free access upgrades

Plans to upgrade two tube stations can proceed after funding for the projects to add capacity and step-free access was secured last week as part of the Levelling Up package.

Jan
24
2023
Government delays decision on TfL’s pensions reform
Government delays decision on TfL’s pensions reform

Government delays decision on TfL’s pensions reform

A decision about whether Transport for London's (TfL) staff pensions should be changed as part of the funding settlement to keep London's public transport running has been delayed.

Jan
23
2023
Tube strike: Bakerloo line staff to walk out
Tube strike: Bakerloo line staff to walk out

Tube strike: Bakerloo line staff to walk out

Tube staff working on the Bakerloo line are set to strike next month in a row over what the Aslef union says is a safety issue.

Jan
20
2023
London’s weekly railway news
London’s weekly railway news

London’s weekly railway news

A weekly round-up of London's rail transport news…

Jan
20
2023
Trains from Sutton to the London Cancer Hub to double in frequency
Trains from Sutton to the London Cancer Hub to double in frequency

Trains from Sutton to the London Cancer Hub to double in frequency

Funding has been secured to double the number of trains running between Sutton and Belmont, where a major centre for treating cancer is being developed.

Jan
19
2023
Transport for London fares to rise by 5.9% from March
Transport for London fares to rise by 5.9% from March

Transport for London fares to rise by 5.9% from March

The Mayor of London has announced that Transport for London (TfL) fares will rise by 5.9% from 5th March 2023 - which is in line with the Government’s increase to national rail fares.

Jan
18
2023
South Kensington tube station development inquiry opens this week
South Kensington tube station development inquiry opens this week

South Kensington tube station development inquiry opens this week

A public inquiry that will seek to overturn the refusal for an oversite development around South Kensington tube station opens this week.

Jan
17
2023
Another rail strike announced for February
Another rail strike announced for February

Another rail strike announced for February

There will be a national rail strike in the first week of February after the Aslef union says that it has rejected a proposal to settle the ongoing dispute.

Jan
17
2023
Elizabeth line passenger numbers beating forecasts
Elizabeth line passenger numbers beating forecasts

Elizabeth line passenger numbers beating forecasts

The Elizabeth line is beating passenger number predictions since it started through running last November, with averages now exceeding 3.5 million passengers a week, according to the latest board papers from the Elizabeth line Committee.

Jan
17
2023
Chiltern Railways offering half-price train tickets
Chiltern Railways offering half-price train tickets

Chiltern Railways offering half-price train tickets

As part of a January sale, Chiltern Railways has cut the price of 50,000 seats in half, meaning you could, for example, have a day trip to Oxford for just £5.40.

Jan
16
2023
London’s weekly railway news
London’s weekly railway news

London’s weekly railway news

A weekly round-up of London's rail transport news…

Jan
13
2023
Part of the Bakerloo line and London Overground to close for 9-days next month
Part of the Bakerloo line and London Overground to close for 9-days next month

Part of the Bakerloo line and London Overground to close for 9-days next month

People who use the Bakerloo line or the London Overground in northwest London will need to find alternative routes in February as both lines will be closed for nine days worth of engineering works.

Jan
12
2023
TfL will require a phone to log into their website accounts
TfL will require a phone to log into their website accounts

TfL will require a phone to log into their website accounts

The Transport for London (TfL) website will soon require people to have a phone as well as their usual username and password if they want to log-in to their online account.

Jan
12
2023
January sale on Great Western Railway (GWR) train tickets
January sale on Great Western Railway (GWR) train tickets

January sale on Great Western Railway (GWR) train tickets

Great Western Railway (GWR) is running a January sale on train tickets, with prices starting from just £5 each way.

Jan
11
2023

Eurostar’s January sale offers 29,000 discounted trips to Europe

Eurostar has started a one-week flash sale, offering 29,000 discounted seats to destinations on the European mainland.

Jan
10
2023
New footbridge at Southall over the Great Western Main Line railway
New footbridge at Southall over the Great Western Main Line railway

New footbridge at Southall over the Great Western Main Line railway

A new footbridge has opened at Southall that also offers excellent views across the Great Western Main Line railway.

Jan
10
2023
TfL warns of Elizabeth line strike this Thursday
TfL warns of Elizabeth line strike this Thursday

TfL warns of Elizabeth line strike this Thursday

There will be a strike on the Elizabeth line this coming Thursday (12th Jan) which will close the central section of the railway.

Jan
09
2023
London’s cycle hire scheme has its busiest year ever
London’s cycle hire scheme has its busiest year ever

London’s cycle hire scheme has its busiest year ever

Transport for London's (TfL) cycle hire scheme saw more bikes hired during 2022 than any other year in the scheme’s history, with 11.5 million rentals across the year.

Jan
06
2023
London’s weekly railway news
London’s weekly railway news

London’s weekly railway news

A weekly round-up of London's rail transport news…

Jan
06
2023
New cycleway between Holloway and Finsbury Park construction starts this month
New cycleway between Holloway and Finsbury Park construction starts this month

New cycleway between Holloway and Finsbury Park construction starts this month

Construction of a new experimental cycle lane, Cycleway 50, between Holloway and Finsbury Park will start later this month, as TfL announces plans for a consultation when the route opens.

Jan
04
2023
New departure screens for Charing Cross railway station
New departure screens for Charing Cross railway station

New departure screens for Charing Cross railway station

Over the Christmas break, Charing Cross station became the latest to have its old departure boards ripped out and replaced with brand new screens.

Dec
30
2022
London’s weekly railway news
London’s weekly railway news

London’s weekly railway news

A weekly round-up of London's rail transport news…

Dec
30
2022
January train strikes to cause serious rail disruption
January train strikes to cause serious rail disruption

January train strikes to cause serious rail disruption

Rail strikes next week are likely to see as much as 80% of train services cancelled for most of the week, the rail industry is warning.

Dec
29
2022
Overnight train from London to Berlin starts May 2023
Overnight train from London to Berlin starts May 2023

Overnight train from London to Berlin starts May 2023

A new low(ish) cost train service offers the opportunity, with a change at Brussels for an overnight train trip between London and Berlin.

Dec
29
2022