Transport for London

After All That, The Night Tube Has Been Postponed

The Huffington Post UK | Sarah Ann Harris | Posted 27.08.2015 | UK

The launch of the 24-hour London Underground (LU) service has been postponed. The all-night tube service, set to run on selected Friday and Saturda...

Get Your Walking Shoes Ready: Tomorrow's Tube Strike Could Last 4 Days

The Huffington Post UK | Steven Hopkins | Posted 24.08.2015 | UK

Last-ditch talks aimed at averting strikes by London Underground workers that could cause four days of commuter chaos are underway. Rail union lea...

More Sex Crimes Are Being Reported On Britain's Railways

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Sarah Ann Harris | Posted 19.08.2015 | UK

The number of sex offences on Britain's railways increased last year while recorded crime went down for the 11th year in a row. There were 1,399 se...

Londoners Are Upset Someone Paid To Have Their Bus Stop Moved

The Huffington Post UK | Sarah Ann Harris | Posted 06.08.2015 | UK

A homeowner on a wealthy London street upset locals by paying thousands to have a bus stop moved away from outside their home. Residents from Maida...

Travelling On The Road To Beat The Tube Strike? You Need To Read This

The Huffington Post UK/ PA | Aubrey Allegretti | Posted 06.08.2015 | UK

Hundreds of traffic jams have been reported in London tailing back nearly 200 miles-long, as commuters faced chaos caused by striking tube workers. ...

This Tube Strike Bus Queue Almost Stretches The Whole Length Of Liverpool St Station

The Huffington Post UK | Sarah Ann Harris | Posted 06.08.2015 | UK

Everyone expected to spend their mornings queuing thanks the tube strike - but the bus queue at Liverpool Street Station really took the biscuit. W...

Jack Sommers

Shouldn't More Of Us Earn As Much As London Underground Drivers... | Jack Sommers | Posted 05.08.2015 | UK

Every Tube strike, including the one due to begin Wednesday, triggers griping about the generous pay and leave London Underground drivers already rece...

Everything You Need To Know About The Tube Strike

The Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 04.08.2015 | UK

It’s more misery for London’s commuters this week with a 24-hour Tube strike set to kick off on Wednesday evening. Union members are embroiled...

Moment London Bus Has Roof Sliced Off After Driver Took Wrong Turn

The Huffington Post UK | Aubrey Allegretti | Posted 20.07.2015 | UK

A London double-decker bus had its roof ripped off leaving several passengers wounded, after the driver took a wrong turning and collided with a bridg...

The Success Story That Transport for London Doesn't Believe

Darren Johnson | Posted 17.07.2015 | UK Politics
Darren Johnson

The next Mayor is faced with an air pollution crisis to solve and the knowledge that expanding our road network will just make that crisis worse. What we need is the same kind of determination as when London adopted the congestion charge. The only way London will work is if we reduce traffic at the same time as increasing our population. The next Mayor has to instil a sense of optimism into Transport for London. They have done it before, they can do it some more.

Apple Pay Is Great On The Tube But Running Out Of Battery Will Cost You, A Lot

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 16.07.2015 | UK Tech

Transport For London has warned that people who use Apple Pay on the London Underground could be in for a nasty surprise if their iPhone or Apple Watc...

London Underground Drivers To Strike Again Next Month

PA/Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 13.07.2015 | UK

London Underground drivers are to stage another 24-hour strike in a dispute over the new all-night Tube, the Aslef union announced on Monday. The deci...

Man, 45, Arrested After Using Plug Socket To Charge iPhone On London Overground Train

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 14.07.2015 | UK Tech

A 45-year-old man has been arrested after an incident which began with him using a plug socket to charge his iPhone on a London Overground train. ...

Not A Voicemail You Want To Hear After Cancelling Your Uber

The Huffington Post UK | Steven Hopkins | Posted 09.07.2015 | UK

An Uber driver has been suspended after reportedly telling a female client he would "cut your neck" in a voicemail he left after she cancelled her rid...

LBC Host James O'Brien Goes On Epic Rant In Support Of Striking Tube Drivers

The Huffington Post UK | Aubrey Allegretti | Posted 09.07.2015 | UK

Commentator and revered LBC host James O'Brien has launched a scathing attack on the mainstream media for ignoring transport bosses "retrospectively t...

Biggest Tube Strike In 13 Years Sees London Struggle Into Work

The Huffington Post UK | Aubrey Allegretti | Posted 09.07.2015 | UK

London's biggest tube strike in 13 years descended into chaos on Thursday morning, as commuters struggling to get into work faced severe delays and ov...

Why Tube Workers Are Striking

Mick Cash | Posted 08.07.2015 | UK Politics
Mick Cash

It is simply outrageous that management, in a mad dash to bulldoze through the night running stunt, has seen fit to smash apart long-term agreements and resorted to bullying staff into accepting roster changes at a local level and the message from RMT and our sister unions is clear - we are not having it.

A Message to London

Mike Brown | Posted 08.07.2015 | UK Politics
Mike Brown

The planned strike on London Underground from late afternoon on Wednesday 8 July will cause big disruption to the people and economy of London. It is also totally unnecessary.

First Great Western Strike Begins Today - Here Are The Routes Affected

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 13.07.2015 | UK

A 48-hour strike by workers on First Great Western (FGW) is due to begin on Wednesday evening. The action comes amid a 24-hour strike due to bring...

'Acid' Attack On London Overground Shocks Commuters

The Huffington Post UK | Steven Hopkins | Posted 25.06.2015 | UK

Police are hunting a suspect after a commuter and railway ticket inspector had a substance thought to be acid thrown in their faces on a train in nort...

At Last! London Is Getting A 24-Hour Tube Service And Here's The Map

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 24.06.2015 | UK

Londoners will be able to take advantage of a round-the-clock Tube service on five lines come 12 September. The Jubilee, Victoria and most of the ...

Reports Of Sexual Offences On London Transport Are Soaring

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Sarah Ann Harris | Posted 27.05.2015 | UK

The number of sexual offences reported on London's public transport network is soaring. There were 34.7% more sexual offences reported on the netwo...

New Video Reveals The 'Ghost' Tube Station Disused For 80 Years

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Sarah Ann Harris | Posted 30.04.2015 | UK

This amazing footage of one of London’s most famous ‘ghost’ Tube stations shows the abandoned tunnels once used by Winston Churchill to shelter ...

Why I Support the Report It to Stop It Campaign

Nadia Henderson | Posted 25.06.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Nadia Henderson

When I watched British Transport Police's recent Report It to Stop It video, posted on Transport for London's YouTube channel on 13 April, I felt a chilling familiarity with the ordeal portrayed. I identified strongly with the victim's sense of powerlessness as she is being assaulted, unable to speak out or use any force to deter her harasser.

This Video Shows Shocking Sexual Harassment On The Tube

The Huffington Post UK | Sarah Ann Harris | Posted 15.04.2015 | UK

Police are launching a crackdown on unwanted sexual behavior on London’s public transport with a shocking new video. The British Transport Police...