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Bus Sculptures

Twenty-eight new Routemaster bus sculptures were unveiled in Trafalgar Square today. Wendy Hurrell took a BBC video team along to view the painted sculptures, a sample of 60 commissioned by Transport for London for its Year of the Bus in association with Wild in Art (CLICK). Show More Summary

Future Rail: Issue 20

In this issue: A new Tube for London, Arup’s vision for rail transport in 2050, Samsung’s tech offering to rail operators, what rail operators can learn from airport security, China’s push for international high-speed projects and m...

New 'driverless' Tube train designs alarm drivers' unions

Credits: Transport for London Modern vehicles will bring air-cooling to the underground – but could also run without drivers One-Minute Read Friday, October 10, 2014 - 1:02pm See related: Tube strike called off after RMT hails 'progress' Transport...Show More Summary

Transport for London will introduce driverless Tube trains from 2020

The tube is always a nightmare in certain places, especially if you’re travelling at rush hour. To try and combat the congestion, and to deal with the problem of London’s growing population, TfL has revealed the new driverless tube trains that will start going into service from 2020. Show More Summary

New LU Trains

2 months agoArts : Coxsoft Art News

Transport for London has unveiled its new generation of Tube trains for London, designed by consultancy PriestmanGoode. The graphics are brilliant, showing this Heathrow train (Whoops!) and interiors of the new carriages which allow passengers to walk the full length of the train. Show More Summary

The sexiest subway car you’ve ever seen

Watch this just-unveiled video from Transport for London, the transit agency that runs the London Underground and that's preparing for a $4 billion upgrade, and then let's ask ourselves some tough questions about how we invest in public transit in the U.S.: No. 1.: Does WMATA (or the New York MTA or Chicago "L") even […]

These stunning driverless trains are the future of London's Tube network

2 months agoTechnology / Gadgets : Engadget

Want to see what the Tube could look like in the next ten years? Thanks to Transport for London and design studio PriestmanGoode, we now can, after they unveiled designs for a new fleet of driverless Tube trains due to be rolled out in 2022. The "New...

September’s top stories: London night tube, Indo-China collaboration

The EU invited project proposals under Trans-European Transport Network for €11.9bn in funds, London to launch night tube service and Alstom faces bribery charges. Railway-technology.com wraps up the key headlines from September 201...

TfL launches public consultation for Bakerloo line extension

Transport for London has launched a public consultation on plans to extend London Underground's Bakerloo line from Elephant & Castle station through Southwark towards Lewisham, Bromley and Hayes.

#HomeSafeSelfie: TFL campaign accused of victim-blaming

Campaign is intended to raise safety awareness, but campaigners say it shifts responsibility to women First Reaction Friday, September 26, 2014 - 3:15pm An online campaign launched by Transport for London (TFL) has come under attackShow More Summary

Transport for London launches #HomeSafeSelfie, but will it really keep us safe?

Transport for London has launched a new hashtag, #HomeSafeSelfie, which asks women to post a pic on Twitter or Instagram after a night out to let their friends and followers know they got home safely. It’s part of a campaign highlighting...Show More Summary

Night Tube: 24-hour weekend service to begin next year

Credits: Transport for London Alt Text: Night Tube map TFL says it will boost the economy but unions warn that it is 'a disaster waiting to happen' One-Minute Read Wednesday, September 24, 2014 - 2:29pm The launch of a 24-hour weekend...Show More Summary

Contactless tube payment won’t mean the end of the Oyster Card

Last week gave Londoners a chance to pay for their rail-borne transport with something other than an Oyster Card, they could use a contactless credit/debit card of (if they are EE customers using Android) they could use a smartphone....Show More Summary

London designer Dominic Wilcox just unveiled his visionary...

London designer Dominic Wilcox just unveiled his visionary concept for the future of transportation. Behold the beautiful Stained Glass Driverless Sleeper Car of the Future. Traveling in this beautiful vehicle must be like taking a ride...Show More Summary

How safe are contactless payments?

With the announcement of Apple Pay earlier this month and the launch of EE’s Cash on Tap users being able to pay for London transport this week, anti-virus software Bitdefender’s Chief Security Strategist has spoken out about his fears of the growth of contactless payment, and questions its security. Show More Summary

High-speed gondolas envisioned for New York City

2 months agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmag

A plan is afoot to ease the congestion of New York City's existing transportation infrastructure with a cable car system similar to London's Emirates Air Line. The East River Skyway proposal envisions a high-speed urban gondola thatShow More Summary

TfL starts contactless payment system across London's transport network

UK's Transport for London (TfL) has introduced contactless payments on its London Underground, tram, DLR, London Overground and National Rail services that accept Oyster.

Crossrail Woolwich Station

Located in Greater London, UK, Woolwich Station is being built by Crossrail Limited (CRL) as part of the Crossrail rail project, which is jointly sponsored by the UK Department for Transport (DfT) and Transport for London (TfL).

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