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TfL’s unclickable Oysters

Like many people I get an email from TfL each month letting me know my Oyster card will expire soon and I need to go to their website to renew it. If only it was that simple.


London Underground tests new design information boards

The digital screens you see in stations with travel alerts are getting a refresh as TfL has started a trial of a new design.


Crossrail on target, but warns of risks

In a meeting with Transport for London earlier today, Crossrail confirmed that it remains on track to open the Elizabeth line within the October 2020 to March 2021 window previously identified, but warned that there is still uncertainty about the opening date.


TfL sells off its 55 Broadway headquarters building

The famous art-deco former headquarters for London Transport, 55 Broadway has been sold on a long leasehold agreement.


TfL’s Lost Property Office is to move to a new home

The famous repository of forgotten umbrellas and teddy bears, the Lost Property office is moving home after nearly 90 years in its current home.


London trains destined for football stadium car park

A fleet of old London trains are to be stored on a former football stadium car park - ahead of being scrapped.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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?


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.


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.


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.


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.