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Transport for London delays Night Tube services – no one is surprised!

In a long expected move, Transport for London, the operator of Tube, bus and other transport services in the UK’s capital, announced a delay to its much heralded Night Tube. A promise of the outgoing London Mayor, Boris Johnson, theShow More Summary

TfL introduces new fan chiller technology to help Tube passengers keep cool

The UK's Transport for London (TfL) has introduced a new fan chiller system at St Paul’s Tube station, which pumps cold air onto the eastbound Central line platform.

Acton Art

2 weeks agoArts : Coxsoft Art News

If you're looking for a different art display, London Transport Museum's Depot at Acton houses over 7,000 works of art commissioned by London Transport during the last century. The Museum Depot at Acton isn't normally open to the public, but guided tours are arranged. Tickets for poster guided tours must be pre-booked and cost £10 for adults and £8.50 for silver surfers (CLICK).

London Tube Closed Amid Strike Over Night Shift Work to Reopen Friday

The London underground system (Tube) will start operating as normal on Friday, following two days of closure amid workers’ strike, Transport for London (TfL) informs.

14 creative ways Londoners found to beat the tube strike

LONDON – As well as providing an opportunity for Britain's capital to show off its orderly queuing skills, a tube strike day is also a chance for Londoners to get inventive with their means of transport. See also: These London Underground...Show More Summary

The Tube is an essential service and should be protected from strikes

Today, London feels on edge. For the second month in a row, militant transport unions will shut down the Underground system at 6:30pm, leaving Londoners to face seemingly endless queues for… Continue reading The post The Tube is an essential service and should be protected from strikes appeared first on Spectator Blogs.

Today’s Tube strike is about people vs. technology, not unions and Tories

At 6:30pm this evening, London will descend into chaos as the City deals with yet another Tube strike. This time, Transport for London and the RMT trade union are squabbling… Continue reading The post Today’s Tube strike is about people vs. technology, not unions and Tories appeared first on Spectator Blogs.

Thales wins £760m London Underground re-signalling contract

The UK's Transport for London (TfL) has awarded Thales a £760m contract to modernise the signalling and train control system on London Underground's (LU's) Circle, District, Metropolitan and Hammersmith & City lines.

How laser scans and VR are preserving London's hidden 'Mail Rail'

Deep in the heart of London, buried beneath 70 feet of soil and concrete, lies a hidden underground railway. For almost 80 years, the UK's "Mail Rail" transported letters and parcels between the capital's main post offices and a few overground train stations, where they could then be delivered across the country. Show More Summary

Why you should use Apple Pay on the London Underground

Now that HSBC finally turned on support for Apple Pay in the UK, I finally had the chance to use it on a recent two-day jaunt to the capital. London has been accepting contactless payment on its transport network for some time now, with Apple Pay just the latest progression. Show More Summary

Spectator competition: TfL’s terrible poems (plus: pets dish the dirt on their owners)

Transport for London’s efforts to use verse to encourage Tube users to mind their manners produced poems whose rhyme and scansion would have made William McGonagall blush. So it was… Continue reading The post Spectator competition: TfL’s terrible poems (plus: pets dish the dirt on their owners) appeared first on Spectator Blogs.

London rickshaw driver caught charging tourists £206 for 1 mile journey

LONDON — Unless you walk, London is an expensive city to get around regardless of the mode of transport you choose, but £10 per minute is a new extreme. See also: 7 essential apps for your vacation in London A video captured by a London...Show More Summary

Can London Build the Cleanest Transport System? New Double-Decker Buses Go Electric

London’s iconic double-decker buses are going 100 percent electric -- thanks to a Chinese manufacturer. While the Chinese might have a bad reputation for producing pollution, not energy-efficient solutions, China actually ranks third in the world (behind the US and Japan) with over 80,000 plug-in electric cars sold since 2008, [...]

No, you won’t be fined for using Apple Pay on a London bus or train

With all the furore around the launch of Apple Pay in the UK last week, it was bound to throw up the odd problem or two. However, if you spotted Expert Reviews’ report that suggests that Transport for London (TfL) may fine you simply for paying for your trip with Apple Pay, then rest easy. Show More Summary

It’s official: Apple Pay goes live in the U.K. today

2 months agoTechnology / Apple : 9 to 5 Mac

As we reported would happen, Apple Pay will be going live in the U.K. today. The service launches in the country with support from more than 250,000 stores, including Waitrose and Transport for London on its transportation networks. Currently, 8 U.K. banks support Apple Pay. Those banks are American Express, First Direct, HSBC, Nationwide, NatWest, Royal Bank […]

Tube Strike (10/07/15)

Here are two recent article from The Independent on the London Tube strike and having read both carefully I'm still in the dark as to what the dispute is all about. Apparently, Transport for London is introducing a 24-hour Tube service...Show More Summary

Tube Strike

Here are two recent article from The Independent on the London Tube strike and having read both carefully I'm still in the dark as to what the dispute is all about. Apparently, Transport for London is introducing a 24-hour Tube service...Show More Summary

London Tube Strike Strands Thousands In Urban Transportation Nightmare

A strike that started officially at the end of the day on Wednesday by shutting down the entire London Underground network for the first time in 13 years, is causing chaos throughout the British capital as millions struggle to get to work.

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