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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 weeks 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.

Bombardier wins two contracts worth $558m to deliver 45 EMUs for TfL

Transport for London (TfL) in the UK has awarded Bombardier Transportation two contracts worth more than $558m to build and maintain 45 new four-car, electric multiple units (EMUs) as part of the capital city's LOTRAIN project.

RyanAir CPH-LTN $63 and two carry-on bags for free

After paying $210 in bag fees on WOW Air for my trip from Boston to Copenhagen on a $363 round trip ticket, I have to give RyanAir a big thumbs up for intra-Europe travel for transporting me from Copenhagen to London Luton Airport LTN...Show More Summary

Art on the Underground - Music on the Underground

Matt Rogers (c) Benedict Johnson Art on the Underground, Transport for London's official art programme launched Underline this week. This is a year long interdisciplinary programme which will be celebrating the Victoria Line. Three visual...Show More Summary

TfL shortlists four bidders for London Overground concession

The UK's Transport for London (TfL) has shortlisted four bidders for the concession to operate the expanded London Overground network.

Jacobs renews Crossrail project representative role for five years

The UK's Department for Transport (DfT) and Transport for London (TfL) have reappointed Jacobs Engineering Group (JEC) as the project representative for the $22bn Crossrail programme.

London Rolls Out ‘Ride With Pride’ Rainbow Train: VIDEO

last monthLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

The transport authority in London, England has made over a train in rainbow colors as part of this weekend’s Pride celebrations, reports Pink News. Martyn Loukes, Chair of Transport for London’s (TfL) LGBT staff group OUTbound, said: “The wrapping of… The post London Rolls Out ‘Ride With Pride’ Rainbow Train: VIDEO appeared first on Towleroad.

Bombardier secures £260m London Overground train contract from TfL

The UK's Transport for London (TfL) is set to award a £260m contract to Bombardier Transportation to deliver of new fleet of trains for customers on London Overground routes in East and North-East London.

Pride-inspired rainbow train to roll through London

LONDON — First we had a rainbow Routemaster bus, then a rainbow London taxi, and now the hat-trick has been completed as Transport for London unveiled a new rainbow train this week. See also: Revel in every moment of the L.A. Pride Parade...Show More Summary

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