Transport Issues


First images of HS2’s Old Oak Common station shown off

The design for what will be one of the UK’s largest railway hubs has been shown off for public comment.

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.

Bank tube station’s Central line could get step-free upgrade

Bank tube station is in the middle of a major upgrade project, and TfL has commissioned a study into whether the upgrade could be… upgraded.

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The surprising reason for London Underground’s new heritage signs

You might have seen some new signs popping up around the tube stations recently showing off London Underground’s heritage.

London Underground displays the Hutton Panels inside Bank station

Inside the newly built Walbrook entrance to Bank tube station can be found a freize of Roman inspired murals — known as the Hutton Panels.

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See the Flying Scotsman in London during 2019

The dates for tours by the world famous steam train, the Flying Scotsman during 2019 have been announced, and it’s possible to be on the train as it travels around the UK.

Steam trains returning to the London Underground in 2019

To mark the 150th anniversary of the opening of District line, steam trains will once more ply the route.

Persistent gremlins means free travel for London Overground’s Goblins

Delays in delivering new trains to London Overground’s Gospel Oak to Barking line (GOBLIN) means that travellers will be offered a month’s free travel in compensation.

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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.

Tickets Alert: Trip in an art deco tube train through central London

One of the last few chances to do this — as a 1938 tube train will trundle though central London next month, and you can be on board.

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.

London Underground building a glazed cube at Euston

A rather tired old office block is to be replaced with a large glazed cube which will be disguising a new ventilation shaft for the Northern line tunnels at Euston.

This Ferrari is covered in a London “tube map”

Want to see a Ferrari sports car covered in a London Underground style tube map? Here’s one for you.

London Underground plans upgrade for Marylebone tube station

London Underground is planning to partially demolish its tube station entrance within Marylebone station in order to add a third escalator and expand the number to ticket gates it has.

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