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 for London (TfL)

Latest news, articles and photos

Transport for London (TfL) - Latest news, articles and photos

London Underground gets approval for Colindale station rebuild
London Underground gets approval for Colindale station rebuild

London Underground gets approval for Colindale station rebuild

A radical rebuild of Colindale tube station on the Northern line has been approved by Barnet Council.

Jul
29
2019
Blocks of flats for High Barnet tube station
Blocks of flats for High Barnet tube station

Blocks of flats for High Barnet tube station

A long strip of land next to High Barnet tube station has been earmarked for conversion into a long strip of blocks of flats.

Jul
18
2019
Canary Wharf cycle bridge delayed due to funding shortage
Canary Wharf cycle bridge delayed due to funding shortage

Canary Wharf cycle bridge delayed due to funding shortage

Plans for a pedestrian and cyclist bridge across the Thames linking Rotherhithe to Canary Wharf have been put on hold, due to a shortage of funding.

Jun
21
2019
TfL to order a fleet of new DLR trains
TfL to order a fleet of new DLR trains

TfL to order a fleet of new DLR trains

Transport for London (TfL) has finally awarded a contract to replace the oldest of its DLR trains, although the contract had been due to be awarded last year.

Jun
12
2019
Now you can use your Fitbit to pay for tube travel
Now you can use your Fitbit to pay for tube travel

Now you can use your Fitbit to pay for tube travel

If you're one of those fit people who wear a Fitbit device on your wrist, did you know it can also pay for your train travel?

May
31
2019
TfL unveils South Kensington tube station rebuilding plans
TfL unveils South Kensington tube station rebuilding plans

TfL unveils South Kensington tube station rebuilding plans

Native Land and Transport for London (TfL) have unveiled their proposals for the redevelopment of South Kensington tube station.

May
22
2019
Funding secured for new entrance at Stratford tube station
Funding secured for new entrance at Stratford tube station

Funding secured for new entrance at Stratford tube station

A planned additional entrance to Stratford tube station next to the Jubilee line has secured additional funding from Newham council.

May
17
2019

New sponsors for TfL’s “Baby on Board” badges

Transport for London has signed a new 3-year sponsorship deal for it's Baby on Board badges with Mothercare and BABYZEN.

Apr
29
2019
Quarter of people “feel awkward” giving up a seat on the London Underground
Quarter of people “feel awkward” giving up a seat on the London Underground

Quarter of people “feel awkward” giving up a seat on the London Underground

It's the annual Priority Seating Week -- an event that shouldn't need to exist -- to encourage London commuters to offer their seat when they see someone else is in need of it.

Apr
23
2019

London Underground staff to be balloted for strike over pay

Members of the RMT union are to be balloted for possible strike action over pay, in a move that could see as many as 10,000 staff go on strike.

Apr
05
2019
TfL sells Crossrail trains to pay for Piccadilly line trains
TfL sells Crossrail trains to pay for Piccadilly line trains

TfL sells Crossrail trains to pay for Piccadilly line trains

TfL has signed a sale and lease-back deal to sell its fleet of Elizabeth line trains for nearly £1 billion to a consortium comprising Equitix Investment Management, NatWest and SMBC Leasing.

Mar
22
2019
TfL outlines its budget for 2020 – focusing on more cost cutting
TfL outlines its budget for 2020 – focusing on more cost cutting

TfL outlines its budget for 2020 – focusing on more cost cutting

Transport for London (TfL) has published its draft budget for the next financial year 2019/20 which continues the organisation’s progress towards breaking even on the cost of day-to-day operations by 2022/23.

Mar
21
2019
Red vests for London Underground staff
Red vests for London Underground staff

Red vests for London Underground staff

London Underground staff are being issued with new red vests to be worn in stations from next week, so that they are more visible to passengers.

Feb
12
2019
Plans to extend London style PAYG rail fares to rest of the South-East
Plans to extend London style PAYG rail fares to rest of the South-East

Plans to extend London style PAYG rail fares to rest of the South-East

The familiar London Transport style payment for train fares, based on a PAYG model could be expanded to the rest of the South-East of England, under plans announced by the Department for Transport.

Feb
10
2019
Higher fares for less advertising on the London Underground?
Higher fares for less advertising on the London Underground?

Higher fares for less advertising on the London Underground?

Transport for London (TfL) has revealed that it earned more than £150 million in 2017/18 from advertising across its network - a rise of £10 million on the previous year.

Jan
24
2019
London Underground plans major upgrade for Leyton tube station
London Underground plans major upgrade for Leyton tube station

London Underground plans major upgrade for Leyton tube station

Waltham Forest Council has agreed to fund half of an £18 million upgrade for Leyton tube station on the Central line, with the other half coming from TfL.

Jan
21
2019
Free travel on London Transport this New Year’s Eve
Free travel on London Transport this New Year’s Eve

Free travel on London Transport this New Year’s Eve

As is now traditional, travel on much of the public transport in London will be free of charge overnight on New Year's Eve.

Dec
30
2018

Cycle hire hits record high as usage growth slows

Over 10.5 million journeys were made using Santander Cycles during 2018 according to TfL, but growth rates have slowed over the past couple of years.

Dec
28
2018
West Hampstead Overground station’s new footbridge
West Hampstead Overground station’s new footbridge

West Hampstead Overground station’s new footbridge

A new footbridge has been opened at West Hampstead Overground station as a late running upgrade slowly progresses.

Dec
14
2018
Higher fares as London Underground’s cash crunch bites
Higher fares as London Underground’s cash crunch bites

Higher fares as London Underground’s cash crunch bites

Transport for London (TfL) is predicting that fares will have to rise as it faces a £2.1 billion hole in its revenues projections for the next five years.

Dec
11
2018
Colindale tube station set for dramatic rebuild
Colindale tube station set for dramatic rebuild

Colindale tube station set for dramatic rebuild

London Underground's unremarkable shed of a tube station at Colindale is set to be demolished and rebuilt with a dramatic curving wooden landmark for the area.

Nov
23
2018
London Underground orders 94 new tube trains for the Piccadilly line
London Underground orders 94 new tube trains for the Piccadilly line

London Underground orders 94 new tube trains for the Piccadilly line

London Underground has formally signed a contract with Siemens Mobility to buy 94 new tube trains which will be used on the Piccadilly line.

Nov
20
2018
TfL opens consultation for extension of the South London tram
TfL opens consultation for extension of the South London tram

TfL opens consultation for extension of the South London tram

London's tram service could get an extension southwards to Sutton as TfL opens a consultation into which of three routes it will build.

Oct
31
2018
Crossrail secures additional loan to complete the railway
Crossrail secures additional loan to complete the railway

Crossrail secures additional loan to complete the railway

The government has agreed to provide a £350 million short term loan to Crossrail to help fund the final fit-out of the delayed railway.

Oct
26
2018