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

South Kensington tube station upgrade moves forward
South Kensington tube station upgrade moves forward

South Kensington tube station upgrade moves forward

The long running plans to upgrade South Kensington tube station took another step forward after BuckleyGrayYeoman was appointed by TfL to carry out a major upgrade of the station.

Aug
22
2016
Trafalgar Square’s traffic lights change for Pride
Trafalgar Square’s traffic lights change for Pride

Trafalgar Square’s traffic lights change for Pride

Around 50 pedestrian traffic signals around Trafalgar Square have had their 'walk' image replaced with new diversity images as part of the celebrations for Gay Pride this coming weekend.

Jun
19
2016
The past and future of London’s roads on display
The past and future of London’s roads on display

The past and future of London’s roads on display

If you look at any map of a city, the dominating feature isn't the buildings, but the roads. It is their lines snaking around the city that mark out its regions and create the familiar boundaries we use to navigate.

Feb
07
2016
Bank tube station upgrade gets final approval
Bank tube station upgrade gets final approval

Bank tube station upgrade gets final approval

The upgrade, which will cost £563 million will see the capacity of the tube station increased by 40%, and two news travolators added to speed transfers between the Central and Northern lines.

Dec
18
2015
New Years Eve London travel sponsors
New Years Eve London travel sponsors

New Years Eve London travel sponsors

This year's free travel on London transport over the night of New Year's Eve is being sponsored by a company that wants you to leave London

Dec
08
2015
Metropolitan line extension secures funding deal
Metropolitan line extension secures funding deal

Metropolitan line extension secures funding deal

London Underground has confirmed that plans are in place to start construction work on the extension of the Metropolitan line next year, with the aim of completing the new link in 2020.

Nov
23
2015
Latest images of future Crossrail trains
Latest images of future Crossrail trains

Latest images of future Crossrail trains

Transport for London (TfL) has shown off the latest images of designs for the new Crossrail trains.

Nov
20
2015
Bus Shelters to display Tube disruption warnings
Bus Shelters to display Tube disruption warnings

Bus Shelters to display Tube disruption warnings

Bus shelters could soon start coming with emergency warnings from TfL, under plans to replace display signs at a number of locations across London.

Oct
06
2015

London Underground HQ to be turned into flats

Westminster Council has given permission for London Transport's iconic headquarters building to be converted into flats. Permission was granted yesterday at the Planning Applications Committee meeting.

Jun
17
2015
Bus Garage Open Days Announced
Bus Garage Open Days Announced

Bus Garage Open Days Announced

Next weekend, the first in a series of open-days will take place at Bus Garages across London. The open days follow the popularity of such events as part of last year’s Year of the Bus.

Jun
11
2015
TfL accepting a dish of Apples and Oysters
TfL accepting a dish of Apples and Oysters

TfL accepting a dish of Apples and Oysters

TfL has confirmed the recently announced "Apple Pay" service will be accepted for payment from next month.

Jun
09
2015
The “All-Female Tube Station” is 100 years old
The “All-Female Tube Station” is 100 years old

The “All-Female Tube Station” is 100 years old

The first tube station to be staffed entirely by women marks its 100th birthday tomorrow (Sat), and there will be events to mark the anniversary.

Jun
05
2015
The new tube map assailed by a sea of orange
The new tube map assailed by a sea of orange

The new tube map assailed by a sea of orange

Slightly earlier than expected, the new tube map has been revealed, which has seen a swathe of orange invade the east, and the first section of what will be the future Crossrail come into action.

May
21
2015
TfL seeking a fresh redesign for its new DLR trains
TfL seeking a fresh redesign for its new DLR trains

TfL seeking a fresh redesign for its new DLR trains

There could be a fleet of new fully walk through trains on the DLR with air-conditioning in the near future, according to a document published by TfL.

May
08
2015
TfL expanding “bums on bus seats” sensor trial
TfL expanding “bums on bus seats” sensor trial

TfL expanding “bums on bus seats” sensor trial

Last year, TfL started a trial of a technology that can tell people how many seats are available on the upper deck of a bus. It ran on just the one bus on route 141 during the trial.

Apr
08
2015
Abseilers installing art inside Westminster tube station
Abseilers installing art inside Westminster tube station

Abseilers installing art inside Westminster tube station

Last week as London slept, abseilers were seen working their way around the cavernous box that is the Westminster tube station.

Mar
18
2015
60 mini Boris Buses to be deployed across London
60 mini Boris Buses to be deployed across London

60 mini Boris Buses to be deployed across London

A display of some of the 60 new mini Boris Buses took place in central London this morning causing more than a few heads to turn and people to point and giggle at the sight.

Oct
17
2014
Tube trains every 100 seconds with Jubilee line upgrade
Tube trains every 100 seconds with Jubilee line upgrade

Tube trains every 100 seconds with Jubilee line upgrade

The Jubilee Line is set to get an upgrade that will see the number of trains running through the line during the peak times rise to 36 per hour by 2019. At the moment, the peak rate in 30 trains per hour (tph).

Oct
16
2014
Life-size mock-up of a Tube station
Life-size mock-up of a Tube station

Life-size mock-up of a Tube station

There's an exhibition next month devoted to making London's transport more accessible to people with disabilites, or of a certain age.

Sep
03
2014
New Routemaster gets Guitar Branding
New Routemaster gets Guitar Branding

New Routemaster gets Guitar Branding

Another of London's new Routemaster buses has been given an advertising makeover -- this time by the guitar brand, Fender Stratocaster, which is marking its own 60th anniversary this year.

Aug
25
2014
London Bus themed bar to open next month
London Bus themed bar to open next month

London Bus themed bar to open next month

Next month the Design Junction returns to London, and as in previous years, will include a London Transport themed bar.

Aug
19
2014
TfL testing new display screens in buses
TfL testing new display screens in buses

TfL testing new display screens in buses

Double decker buses are starting to get intelligent. They know how many people are upstairs, and which seats they are sitting on. And soon they will start telling you.

Jun
22
2014
Vintage buses to run around Wembley
Vintage buses to run around Wembley

Vintage buses to run around Wembley

Another of London's bus garages is set to let the general public inside for a look around next Saturday, and offer trips around the area in vintage buses.

May
30
2014
TfL removes advert from website homepage
TfL removes advert from website homepage

TfL removes advert from website homepage

TfL revamped its website recently, and little commented on but quite noticeable is that slap bang in the heart of the main page is space for an advert.

May
21
2014