New campaign aims to eradicate unwanted sexual behaviour on London transport

New campaign aims to eradicate unwanted sexual behaviour on London transport

  A new hard-hitting campaign to encourage people to report unwanted sexual behaviour on public transport has been launched by Transport for London. The campaign forms part of a programme of policing activity to eradicate unwanted sexual behaviour on London’s transport network. Building on the ground breaking 2015 ‘Report it...

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24-hour tube strike is suspended

24-hour tube strike is suspended

A tube strike expected to cause widespread disruption on both Tuesday 6 and Wednesday 7 December has been called off after last minute talks, The Rail Maritime and Transport Workers union (RMT), has said. RMT union, who had called a 24-hour strike alongside tube drivers on the Piccadilly, Hammersmith & City...

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Fare terms for TfL and Sadiq Khan?

Fare terms for TfL and Sadiq Khan?

It is estimated that the Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan’s commitment to freeze Transport for London (TfL) fares for four years will cost a reported £640 million. Cuts to government funding for TfL will see a £2.8 billion gap in the company’s finances between 2015 and 2021, which TfL say...

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Mayor Khan bans ‘body shaming’ TfL ads

Newly elected, Sadiq Khan, has promised that he will ban ‘body shaming’ ads across the Transport For London (TfL) network in London. Khan, who is the son of a bus driver, said that from July, TfL will not allow posters which, according to the Mayor, put pressure on women and...

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Going Underground

In order to celebrate the opening of the entrance hall of the Thames Tunnel to the public, Max Feldman examines the history of the “Eighth Wonder of the World” In the 21st century it’s more likely to hear the Circle line described as a circle of hell that Dante didn’t...

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Night Tubes on the way as union votes to accepts TfL contract

Londoner’s came a step closer to 24 hour tube services today, as Rail and Underground union, RMT, announced that its members had accepted TfL’s most recent contract offer. With 84% of members voting in favour, RMT has called the outcome “overwhelming.” In an official statement, Mick Cash, RMT General Secretary...

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Millions of Londoners choosing contactless payments to get around the city

Over 180 million journeys have been made using contactless payments on London’s transport network in the first year since its launch, Transport for London (TfL) has announced. The world-leading technology, which provides quicker and more convenient journeys, was developed in-house by TfL to make life easier for customers. It removes...

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Rugby World Cup 2015 action goes Underground in deal with ITV

Transport for London (TfL) has teamed up with broadcaster ITV to bring London commuters live news and updates from the Rugby World Cup 2015 as part of a commercial partnership that will generate revenue to reinvest in the transport network. The partnership will ensure that customers will not miss out...

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Holland Park Tube customers to benefit from new lifts and other station improvements

·         Essential lift replacement work to begin in January 2016  ·         New, more reliable lifts will replace the existing ones installed nearly 30 years ago ·         Work will mean that Holland Park Tube station will be closed from January – August 2016 ·         Wide range of improvements including a more...

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LU decides to defer launch of Night Tube to allow successful conclusion of union talks

London Underground (LU) set out its decision to defer the launch of the Night Tube, which will see regular weekend night time services operate on the Tube for the first time in its 150-year history. The Night Tube will transform night time journeys across London for millions of people. Journey...

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