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

Part of the Bakerloo line and London Overground to close for a week before Christmas
Part of the Bakerloo line and London Overground to close for a week before Christmas

Part of the Bakerloo line and London Overground to close for a week before Christmas

People who use the Bakerloo line or the London Overground in northwest London will need to find alternative routes in late December as both lines will be closed for a week's worth of engineering works.

Nov
16
2022
London Underground testing new step-free device at Jubilee line stations
London Underground testing new step-free device at Jubilee line stations

London Underground testing new step-free device at Jubilee line stations

A miniature boarding ramp that can close the gap between tube trains and platforms is to be tested at a number of Jubilee line stations to see if it should be rolled out across the network.

Nov
16
2022
TfL planning a new London Overground station in Barking
TfL planning a new London Overground station in Barking

TfL planning a new London Overground station in Barking

Plans to build an additional station at Castle Green on the newly opened Barking Riverside extension of the London Overground are being worked on by Transport for London (TfL) and Barking and Dagenham Council.

Nov
14
2022
Tube Strike – avoid the London Underground on Thursday
Tube Strike – avoid the London Underground on Thursday

Tube Strike – avoid the London Underground on Thursday

Transport for London (TfL) is warning that there will be a very limited or no service on the entire London Underground this coming Thursday (10th Nov) due to strike action.

Nov
08
2022
London Underground’s smartphone ticket sales exceed pre-pandemic levels
London Underground’s smartphone ticket sales exceed pre-pandemic levels

London Underground’s smartphone ticket sales exceed pre-pandemic levels

If you've noticed people are increasingly tapping in on the London Underground with their phone or watch, you won't be surprised to learn that than a third of contactless pay as you go journeys on the tube are now being paid for with a smartphone or smartwatch

Oct
28
2022
Testing TfL’s new e-bike hire scheme
Testing TfL’s new e-bike hire scheme

Testing TfL’s new e-bike hire scheme

Last week, 500 new e-bikes joined TfL's existing Santander cycle hire scheme, but what are they like to ride?

Oct
11
2022
TfL launches e-bikes for hire
TfL launches e-bikes for hire

TfL launches e-bikes for hire

Transport for London's (TfL) existing cycle hire scheme has been joined by 500 electric bikes today.

Oct
06
2022
Elizabeth line reveals optimistic passenger numbers, but also software issues
Elizabeth line reveals optimistic passenger numbers, but also software issues

Elizabeth line reveals optimistic passenger numbers, but also software issues

One of the last few Elizabeth Line Committee meetings is due to take place this Thursday and it outlines the performance since the core tunnels opened, and what's needed to complete the railway.

Sep
27
2022
TfL’s lowest paid contractors offered free transport in London
TfL’s lowest paid contractors offered free transport in London

TfL’s lowest paid contractors offered free transport in London

Around 5,000 people who work as contractors for Transport for London (TfL) are to be offered free travel to bring them in line with TfL's own staff, the Mayor of London has announced.

Sep
26
2022
Over 5 million trips on the Northern Line Extension in its first year
Over 5 million trips on the Northern Line Extension in its first year

Over 5 million trips on the Northern Line Extension in its first year

The Northern line extension in south London has seen over 5 million journeys on the line to Battersea in its first year, Transport for London (TfL) has announced.

Sep
23
2022
Transport for London’s boss, Andy Byford resigns
Transport for London’s boss, Andy Byford resigns

Transport for London’s boss, Andy Byford resigns

Transport for London (TfL) has announced that its top man, Andy Byford is resigning from the organisation.

Sep
22
2022
TfL receives £500 million funding support from the Mayor of London
TfL receives £500 million funding support from the Mayor of London

TfL receives £500 million funding support from the Mayor of London

To cover an expected gap in Transport for London's (TfL) finances for the next couple of years, the Greater London Authority (GLA) has agreed to provide up to £500 million in extra funding to avoid cuts to public transport services.

Sep
21
2022
London mainline railway stations to stay open overnight for the State Funeral
London mainline railway stations to stay open overnight for the State Funeral

London mainline railway stations to stay open overnight for the State Funeral

The rail industry has announced more overnight trains, and that London's mainline stations will be open overnight to provide shelter on the day of the State Funeral to help people get home.

Sep
16
2022
Elizabeth line trains to run this Sunday for the National Mourning
Elizabeth line trains to run this Sunday for the National Mourning

Elizabeth line trains to run this Sunday for the National Mourning

The central section of the Elizabeth line, which is currently closed on Sundays will be open this coming Sunday (18th Sept) to help cope with demand as people come to London to commemorate The Queen.

Sep
12
2022
TfL to merge Edgware bus station into shopping centre redevelopment
TfL to merge Edgware bus station into shopping centre redevelopment

TfL to merge Edgware bus station into shopping centre redevelopment

Plans to redevelop Edgware town centre's shopping centre could also include the neighbouring bus station after Transport for London (TfL) agreed to merge its property with the shopping centre, owned by Ballymore.

Sep
07
2022
DLR revamps timetables to offer more frequent trains
DLR revamps timetables to offer more frequent trains

DLR revamps timetables to offer more frequent trains

A new timetable for the Docklands Light Railway (DLR) has been announced that should see more frequent trains from later this month.

Sep
05
2022
Off-peak train fares between Heathrow and central London scrapped
Off-peak train fares between Heathrow and central London scrapped

Off-peak train fares between Heathrow and central London scrapped

From tomorrow (Sun 4th Sept), TfL train fares between Heathrow Airport and Zone 1 in central London will be charged at peak hours rates, regardless of when the journey takes place.

Sep
03
2022
Transport for London accepts 19-month funding deal from the government
Transport for London accepts 19-month funding deal from the government

Transport for London accepts 19-month funding deal from the government

Transport for London (TfL) has confirmed that it is accepting the funding deal that's been offered by the government after their urgent board meeting earlier today.

Aug
30
2022
TfL takes final decision over government funding deal
TfL takes final decision over government funding deal

TfL takes final decision over government funding deal

At lunchtime today, Transport for London's (TfL) board held an urgent meeting to discuss if they will accept the funding offer from the government to keep London's transport running.

Aug
30
2022
Kentish Town tube station’s “secret” garden
Kentish Town tube station’s “secret” garden

Kentish Town tube station’s “secret” garden

Kentish Town tube station regulars know the ticket hall is filled with plants but may be surprised to discover a whole garden can be found hidden away in the station yard.

Aug
30
2022
Foreign embassy congestion charge debt to TfL tops £142 million
Foreign embassy congestion charge debt to TfL tops £142 million

Foreign embassy congestion charge debt to TfL tops £142 million

The latest list of outstanding congestion charge payments owed by overseas embassies based in London has topped £142 million, as of June 2022, having risen from £136 million at the end of September 2021.

Aug
26
2022
TfL faces difficult decision over government funding offer
TfL faces difficult decision over government funding offer

TfL faces difficult decision over government funding offer

Transport for London (TfL) has revealed some details of the government's funding offer to keep London's public transport running, and the current deal would last just 20-months, far less than the 3-year minimum that TfL had been seeking.

Aug
26
2022
London Underground testing new track fastenings to reduce noise
London Underground testing new track fastenings to reduce noise

London Underground testing new track fastenings to reduce noise

London Underground is taking action to reduce the noise in tube tunnels by testing new rail track fastenings that should reduce the amount of track noise being heard inside the tube trains.

Aug
18
2022
Kurt Geiger’s London Underground inspired accessories
Kurt Geiger’s London Underground inspired accessories

Kurt Geiger’s London Underground inspired accessories

Kurt Geiger, the footwear and accessories retailer is launching a range of Transport for London (TfL) inspired handbags and more, as part of a tie-up with TfL.

Aug
17
2022