Transport for London

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...

London Is Still Smouldering After Massive Blaze

Huffington Post | Sarah Ann Harris | Posted 02.04.2015 | UK

Londoners could be forgiven for feeling a little hot under foot today as the city continued to burn underground following a huge electrical fire in Ho...

Rejoice! The London Bus Strikes Are Off... For Now

PA | Posted 11.02.2015 | UK

Two 24-hour strikes planned by London bus workers in a row over pay have been postponed. Members of the Unite union were due to walk out on Friday ...

'Tap-To-Pay' Tripled In 2014

Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 06.02.2015 | UK Tech

Contactless payments are now very much a thing. Spending on contactless cards more than trebled over the last year to reach a record £2.32 billion...

Strike Brings London Buses To A Halt

PA | Posted 13.01.2015 | UK

Two-thirds of buses in London were not running on Tuesday as thousands of drivers went on strike over pay, forcing people to walk or cycle. Transpo...

If You Travel By Bus In London, You Better Read This...

The Huffington Post UK | Jack Sommers | Posted 12.01.2015 | UK

London bus passengers face an awful commute on Tuesday as thousands of drivers walk out over a pay dispute. Up to 27,000 drivers who belong to the ...

Just How Outdoorsy Is London?

Will Ross | Posted 28.12.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Will Ross

It's 8pm on a Thursday night and on the ninth floor of 207 Old Street, the Jaeger bombs have just started to drop. This 'Street to Peak' fixture is one of kind, held in the clouds at one of London's newest tech spaces to exhibit several successful outdoors startups.

Race The Tube - In A Wheelchair

The Huffington Post UK | Louise Ridley | Posted 29.09.2014 | UK

A parody of the viral 'Race The Tube' challenge video shows a man in a wheelchair also attempting to beat the Tube by traveling overground - with a th...

If London Transport Gets Worse 'Expect Riots'

The Huffington Post UK | Jack Sommers | Posted 22.09.2014 | UK

You can expect "trouble" and social unrest among London's poor if the capital's public transport does not improve, the head of Transport for London (T...