TFL: RideLondon transport rundown

TFL: RideLondon transport rundown

Over 100,000 cyclists are participating in Prudential RideLondon events this weekend. TFL have advised those attending to check their journeys before they travel. Prudential RideLondon is the world’s largest mass participation festival of cycling, entering into its sixth year. A range of different events will take place across the two...

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TfL introduces ‘Please Offer Me a Seat’ badge

TfL introduces ‘Please Offer Me a Seat’ badge

A new badge to make travel easier has been launched by TfL. The blue ‘Please Offer Me a Seat’ badge is available for free to disabled passengers and those with hidden conditions, illnesses and injuries, to help then find a seat on public transport. The badge and accompanying card were...

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Southern rail announces more strikes

Southern rail announces more strikes

Members from the southern rail drivers have announced plans to walk out on Wednesday 22 February causing further disruption to Southern rail services. The strike action comes as Southern rail drivers reject an agreement brokered between the driver’s union, Aslef, and their employers, Southern. The drivers voted 54%-46% against a deal that...

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South West Trains announce price hikes

South West Trains announce price hikes

Commuters will pay an extra 7p per journey on South West Trains from 2 January 2017, the company announced in a statement. Although below 2.3 percent, the national average increase across all train suppliers, this 1.5 percent fare increase has been met with opposition, not least from the Rail, Maritime...

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All Change Please

All Change Please

Much maligned for their woeful record of delayed and cancelled services, Southern Railway have now been forced to implement an “emergency timetable”, cutting 341 trains.     Blaming a severe staff shortage due to the “high level of conductor sickness”, Southern say that their services have been “severely affected”. Many...

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London revealed as Europe’s most congested city

INRIX, a leading provider of real-time traffic information and connected driving services, has published its Traffic Scorecard Report revealing UK drivers wasted an average of 30 hours in congestion during 2014. The UK climbed one place to fifth in the list of Europe’s most congested countries, although UK motorists spent...

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Travel advice for customers and road users should next week’s planned strikes by Tube unions go ahead

Transport for London (TfL) has today advised Tube customers of the measures being taken to help keep them informed and get around the city should the planned strike by some of the Tube unions go ahead next week. Although constructive talks aimed at resolving the dispute are continuing, customers are...

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Tube Strikes go ahead

Strike action has been planned for the London Underground from the late afternoon on Wednesday and all day on Thursday. Tubes will not be running during these times and dates with extra bus and river services will run to help people getting around the capital, however all public transport and...

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London bus crashes on Putney Bridge

A London bus crashed into a stone barrier on Putney Bridge today, 7th July, at 10 30 am leaving three people injured. The single-decker 434 bus is believed to have crashed into the stone barrier along side the bridge preventing it from falling into the River Thames. The incident involved...

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Germanwings adverts are removed from London Underground

Germanwings, the airline whose plane crashed in the French Alps on Tuesday, has requested adverts for its budget flights to be removed from the London Underground. The adverts portray a Germanwings stewardess next to the caption: ‘Get ready to be surprised. Visit Germany.’ In light of the recent crash, in...

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