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Transport for London (TfL) boss Sir Peter Hendy hit the buffers last week in an embarrassing gaffe when he called train services into London s**t. It may have cheered commuters to hear some honesty about the commuting situation – particularly the disaster-prone London Bridge served by Southeastern trains – but Hendy has now changed track [...]
Planes, trains, or automobiles? You may think you know where Network Rail stands when it comes to choosing the best way to travel, but think again. The company has spent millions of pounds ferrying staff from one end of the country to the other – by plane. The public sector body, which runs the nation's [...]
Transport for London is calling on businesses to come up “something exceptional” to take on the lease of its disused Down Street Tube station. Down Street Tube, on a quiet residential street just off Piccadilly, opened in March 1907 on the Great Northern Piccadilly and Brompton Railway. It closed in May 1932 because of [...]
Commuting in London is more stressful than moving house, going to the dentist or dealing with money matters. Our daily journey to and from work is even more infuriating than the job itself. For those of us who have had to put up with months of stress at London Bridge, the Farringdon flood, [...]
Trains across the whole South West network are facing severe disruption after a person was hit by a train earlier today. The operator warned that trains could be “cancelled, delayed by up to 90 minutes or revised at short notice”, with disruption expected to last well into rush hour. Originally the group had [...]
Commuters on the Victoria Line faced a chaotic start to Monday morning, with the entire line being closed for several hours because of a person on the track. The line was closed between Warren Street and Brixton from around 6:30am until just after 8:30am. It has now reopened, but Transport for London is reporting [...]
The painfully early start, followed by a delayed train, and once on-board it's usually so rammed commuters are lucky if they get even a seat. All of this makes commuting into central London an absolute nightmare. So it's no wonder the commissioner of Transport for London has said the commuter trains which ferry hundreds of [...]
Canada Water station will be renamed "Buxton Water" during the London Marathon, Transport for London (TfL) has said. The renaming – during which all the Canada Water roundels will be replaced, and Buxton Water branding will be put up around the station – is part of plans by TfL to make £3.4bn from "non-fare income" [...]
Black cab drivers today staged a highly visible protest that caused significant inconvenience in central London. Here's everything you need to know about the action by London cabbies. Where and when did the protest take place? The drivers started the "go-slow" protest on Oxford Street in the heart of London at 2:00pm, bringing Oxford Street [...]
Central Line travellers faced more delays during the evening rush hour, as service resumed with severe delays following the derailing of an engineers' train in the early hours of this morning and a person on the track in the middle of the afternoon. The morning rush hour was thrown into chaos after the train derailed [...]
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