London Transport

Ideas for London, by London

Christian Wolmar | Posted 15.06.2014 | UK Politics
Christian Wolmar

Building a better London is not easy. But we won't move our capital forward unless we engage with those who know the most about London, and often have the biggest insight into how it can be improved: Londoners themselves.

London Commuters Face Chaos As 48-Hour Tube Strike Continues

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 29.04.2014 | UK

A strike by London Underground workers has been causing travel chaos for commuters and other passengers this morning, with disruption set to continue ...

LOOK: This Is The Most London Piece Of Vandalism Ever

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 03.04.2014 | UK Comedy

This might just be the most London piece of vandalism ever. Love this @stephenfry @Henryvonstifle @TimeOutLondon @simonpegg pic.twitter.com/AmtqZxj...

How Punctual Are TfL Staff? The Answer Might Surprise You

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 05.02.2014 | UK

As Londoners battle to make it into work on time amid a strike by Underground workers that has crippled tube lines, it can be revealed that Transport ...

WHO SAID IT? Boris Johnson Or Bob Crow (QUIZ)

The Huffington Post UK | Jessica Elgot | Posted 04.02.2014 | UK

If you're unfortunate enough to be working in London today, chances are you are going to have a very long journey home. Fear not, harassed commuter...

Victoria Line On London Underground Closed Due To Cement In Signal Room

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK

The Victoria line on London's ageing Underground system was brought to a standstill on Thursday due to a cement leak in a signal control room. The clo...

Underground Fashion From Roundel

Sarah McGiven | Posted 23.03.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Sarah McGiven

Love or loathe the tube, there's no denying the fact that London Underground has a truly iconic aesthetic. The world's first city subway is awash with classic design, from Harry Beck's topological Tube Map to the station signage and typography.

Tourist Lost In London For Three Days Found 'Safe And Well'

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK

A Romanian tourist who vanished after he got separated from his son on the Tube has been found safe and well. Vasile Belea, 63, was last seen at St...

Cyclists 'Should Not Be Fined' For Pavement Riding At Dangerous Junctions

The Huffington Post UK | Jessica Elgot | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK

Cyclists who mount the pavement at dangerous junctions should not be fined, a transport minister has advised police, saying £50 are handed out too re...

£5,000 For The Train To Work

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 23.12.2013 | UK

Tired of cramming on to a delayed train to get to work every morning? For people living in parts of Kent, insult has just been added to injury, wit...

The Real North-South Divide

Lydia Smith | Posted 04.07.2013 | UK Comedy
Lydia Smith

I arrived in London with very little idea of what living in the capital was like - and almost two years later, here is what I've found out.

Mother Admits Shouting Racist Abuse On Tram... As It Is Revealed She Stabbed Her Partner In A Separate Incident

Cascade News | Sara C Nelson | Posted 05.06.2013 | UK

A woman who was filmed swearing and yelling “go back to your fucking countries” to her fellow tram passengers has pleaded guilty to racial abuse a...

Humans on Tubes

Chanel de Yong | Posted 30.01.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Chanel de Yong

The London underground! It looks like a transportation link merely used by humans for a journey from one place to another, but it's actually a circus of entertainment and embarrassment for you and everyone else!

Rush Hour Crush

Amy Whitear | Posted 20.12.2012 | UK
Amy Whitear

If there's one thing London thing I'm not completely sold on, it's commuters. Living south of the river, I've managed to live in blissful ignorance when it comes to the underground; my nearest tube stations are both over a half an hour's walk away.

David Cameron Joins Mass Exodus As Athletes Fly Home

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 13.08.2012 | UK

Heathrow is braced for one of its busiest days in history, opening a new terminal to deal with the challenge of getting thousands of Olympic athletes ...

Start Of Athletics Prompts Busiest Olympics Day Yet

PA | Posted 03.08.2012 | UK

London's transport network will feel the strain today as the start of the athletics prompts the busiest day of the Olympics so far. More than 200,0...

From Scepticism to Excitement: Loving the Olympics and It's Just Getting Started

Katherine Baldwin | Posted 24.09.2012 | UK Sport
Katherine Baldwin

But as soon as I entered the Olympic Park, my fraught journey became a distant memory. Suddenly I wanted to be there all the time, every day, for all the events. I wanted to be part of this amazing atmosphere, among all these friendly people from all over the world (granted, the sunshine probably helped). Spare tickets, anyone?

If I Die on the Road, I'm Blaming the Olympic Organisers

Jen Crothers | Posted 18.08.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Jen Crothers

I bought a bike last week, to avoid being squashed into oblivion on the Piccadilly line in about five weeks time. Or simply not getting on the Piccadilly line at all, thanks to the 65 million tourists about to descend on London.

Transport in London: An Olympic Headache?

Ijah Ashby | Posted 11.08.2012 | UK
Ijah Ashby

With the Olympics fast approaching, Tube advertisements and endorsements have been doing the rounds to convince commuters to make alternative travel arrangements as the tube and train operators look to avoid meltdown.

Tube Tunnel Down After Reported 'Obstruction'

Huffington Post UK | Posted 25.06.2012 | UK

The Bakerloo Tube line in London has been suspended after a tunnel 'obstruction', initially reported as a collapse. The incident occurred between E...

London Trains Will Drive Themselves, Boris Pledges

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 08.03.2012 | UK Politics

London Mayor Boris Johnson has unveiled his plans for London transport in “the biggest transformation since the Victorian age”. Speaking to Co...

Boris Pledges New Thames Tunnel 'Within 10 Years' To Ease Traffic Snarl

Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 13.03.2012 | UK Politics

London mayor Boris Johnson will pledge to deliver a new tunnel for road traffic under the Thames in the east of the capital within the next 10 years. ...

Woman Accused Of Racist Tram Rant Denied Bail After Pleading Not Guilty

PA | Posted 06.12.2011 | UK

A woman has been remanded in custody after appearing in court over an alleged racist rant on a tram that was captured on video. Emma West appeared ...

MP Praises Role Of Social Media In 'My Tram Experience' Arrest

PA | Posted 01.12.2011 | UK Politics

The arrest of a woman allegedly filmed racially abusing black tram passengers shows the power of social media, MPs have been told. Conservative Gav...

Woman Charged With Racial Harassment After Abusive Tram Rant

Huffington Post UK | Felicity Morse | Posted 29.11.2011 | UK

A woman has been charged with racial harassment after a video emerged in which she is allegedly shouting abuse aboard a Croydon-Wimbledon tram in Sout...