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

TfL to stop selling the Day Travelcard from Jan 2024
TfL to stop selling the Day Travelcard from Jan 2024

TfL to stop selling the Day Travelcard from Jan 2024

Transport for London (TfL) is likely to scrap the Day Travelcard following a consultation earlier this year.

Jul
21
2023
A week of tube strikes starts on Sunday
A week of tube strikes starts on Sunday

A week of tube strikes starts on Sunday

There will be substantial disruption to the London Underground next week as six days of strikes by three unions hit the network.

Jul
18
2023
Elizabeth line passenger numbers beating forecasts
Elizabeth line passenger numbers beating forecasts

Elizabeth line passenger numbers beating forecasts

Ahead of an Elizabeth line Committee meeting next week, Transport for London (TfL) says that the Elizabeth line is now beating post-pandemic passenger number forecasts.

Jul
18
2023
TfL proposes a special “bike bus” for cyclists to use the Silvertown Tunnel
TfL proposes a special “bike bus” for cyclists to use the Silvertown Tunnel

TfL proposes a special “bike bus” for cyclists to use the Silvertown Tunnel

When it opens, cyclists wont be allowed to use the new Silvertown Tunnel but could be offered a specially adapted shuttle bus to carry their bikes through the tunnel.

Jul
17
2023
A review of London’s recent railway upgrades
A review of London’s recent railway upgrades

A review of London’s recent railway upgrades

The latest Programmes and Investment Committee report from TfL has outlined some of the works that have been carried out on London’s rail network in recent months.

Jul
12
2023
Ten more London Underground stations shortlisted for step-free access
Ten more London Underground stations shortlisted for step-free access

Ten more London Underground stations shortlisted for step-free access

Ten more tube stations have been announced as the next to get step-free access upgrades, although funding is not yet in place to deliver the upgrades.

Jul
11
2023
Edgware bus station set for major redevelopment
Edgware bus station set for major redevelopment

Edgware bus station set for major redevelopment

The rather awkwardly located Edgware bus station could move to a much more convenient location if plans for a large property development in the town centre go ahead.

Jul
07
2023

Southeast railway stations to get London-style contactless payments: First 53 announced today

The first stations to get Transport for London (TfL) style contactless tap in/out payments for train travel have been named.

Jul
04
2023
TfL orders more DLR trains to support more house building
TfL orders more DLR trains to support more house building

TfL orders more DLR trains to support more house building

Transport for London (TfL) has taken up an option to buy an extra 11 DLR trains, to go alongside the 43 trains that were ordered in 2019.

Jul
03
2023
DLR tests ideas to help blind and partially sighted customers use the trains
DLR tests ideas to help blind and partially sighted customers use the trains

DLR tests ideas to help blind and partially sighted customers use the trains

TfL and the DLR, have partnered with GoMedia and the RNIB to trial NaviLens, an app designed to help blind or partially-sighted customers navigate stations.

Jul
03
2023
London Overground concession extended for another two years
London Overground concession extended for another two years

London Overground concession extended for another two years

Arriva Rail London says that its concession to run London Overground services has been extended by another two years by Transport for London (TfL), and will now expire in May 2026.

Jun
28
2023
TfL makes a colorful statement for London Pride with tube posters and wraps
TfL makes a colorful statement for London Pride with tube posters and wraps

TfL makes a colorful statement for London Pride with tube posters and wraps

A London bus has been shown off wrapped with a new decoration to mark London Pride, which takes place this coming Saturday, with trains also getting the same treatment later this week.

Jun
26
2023
TfL releases a limited edition 20th anniversary Oyster card
TfL releases a limited edition 20th anniversary Oyster card

TfL releases a limited edition 20th anniversary Oyster card

Later this month marks the 20th anniversary of the introduction of the Oyster card on London's transport network, and Transport for London (TfL) has released a limited edition Oyster card to mark the occasion.

Jun
22
2023
London Underground expands mobile phone coverage to Mornington Crescent station
London Underground expands mobile phone coverage to Mornington Crescent station

London Underground expands mobile phone coverage to Mornington Crescent station

The latest extension to underground mobile phone coverage has gone live this morning, with 4G and 5G coverage now available at Mornington Crescent station.

Jun
20
2023
Superloop bus consultation opens between North Finchley and Walthamstow
Superloop bus consultation opens between North Finchley and Walthamstow

Superloop bus consultation opens between North Finchley and Walthamstow

The second section of the proposed Superloop bus service around London has opened for public consultation.

Jun
09
2023
Andy Lord named as TfL’s permanent Commissioner
Andy Lord named as TfL’s permanent Commissioner

Andy Lord named as TfL’s permanent Commissioner

Transport for London (TfL) has confirmed that Andy Lord will be taking over as  London’s Transport Commissioner, replacing Andy Byford who resigned last year.

Jun
07
2023
TfL in talks to buy more Elizabeth line trains to cope with HS2 demand
TfL in talks to buy more Elizabeth line trains to cope with HS2 demand

TfL in talks to buy more Elizabeth line trains to cope with HS2 demand

Transport for London (TfL) has confirmed that it is working on plans to buy more Elizabeth line trains to cope with demand when HS2 opens its Old Oak Common station.

Jun
01
2023
TfL to double roadside wildflower verges following successful trials
TfL to double roadside wildflower verges following successful trials

TfL to double roadside wildflower verges following successful trials

Transport for London (TfL) has been trialling a reduced mowing of verges along roads and cycle lanes it managed in order to encourage wildflowers, and says it will expand the trial to more of London.

May
30
2023
Is the King’s Cross? Nope, just King Charles III telling us to Mind the Gap
Is the King’s Cross? Nope, just King Charles III telling us to Mind the Gap

Is the King’s Cross? Nope, just King Charles III telling us to Mind the Gap

The King and Queen have recorded an announcement that'll be played in tube stations and at national rail stations across London over the coronation weekend.

May
05
2023
Detailed maps of London’s Superloop bus service released
Detailed maps of London’s Superloop bus service released

Detailed maps of London’s Superloop bus service released

Transport for London (TfL) has shown off new bus maps for the proposed Superloop network, showing suggested stops and how it connects to transport links, town centres and local services.

Apr
28
2023
Tube roundels get crowns for the coronation
Tube roundels get crowns for the coronation

Tube roundels get crowns for the coronation

The famous tube roundel has been crowned, just over a week ahead of the actual King and Queen also being crowned.

Apr
27
2023
RMT to ballot London Underground staff in dispute over jobs and pensions
RMT to ballot London Underground staff in dispute over jobs and pensions

RMT to ballot London Underground staff in dispute over jobs and pensions

The RMT union has confirmed that it is reballotting its 10,000 members working on the London Underground for strike action in a dispute over jobs and pensions.

Apr
25
2023
TfL looking at scrapping the Day Travelcard
TfL looking at scrapping the Day Travelcard

TfL looking at scrapping the Day Travelcard

Transport for London (TfL) is considering scrapping the Day Travelcard, and has opened a consultation into the proposals. The Day Travelcard isn't that widely used by Londoners, as it's a paper ticket aimed at visitors.

Apr
18
2023
Transport for London issues travel advice for the Coronation
Transport for London issues travel advice for the Coronation

Transport for London issues travel advice for the Coronation

Big events in London rarely get much bigger than a Coronation, and huge crowds are expected in the centre of town, so TfL is issuing travel advice for the day long in advance to help people plan their trips.

Apr
17
2023