There has been more morning misery for London Underground passengers following a series of rush-hour problems.Read the full story ›
Five year old Sol from Peckham can beat Transport for London's journey planner hands down, planning complex rail journeys from memory.Read the full story ›
One of the entrances to a station which suffered severe overcrowding last Christmas is to shut for nearly three years so improvement work can be carried out. The Wells Terrace entrance to Finsbury Park Tube station will close on Monday April 20 and reopen in early 2018. The closure will enable a new, bigger entrance to the station - the fourth busiest Underground station outside London's Zone One central area.
During construction of the new entrance, passengers will be able to access the station via nearby entrances on Seven Sisters Road and Station Place. London Underground said today that when the upgrade is complete Finsbury Park Tube station will be step-free, passengers will have more space and journeys through the station will be quicker and more pleasant.
Ticket offices at Brixton station will be closed permanently today as part of plans to 'modernise' the station. Transport for London says the move will offer a better service to customers but some unions dispute the change. The work to the ticket hall will take around four weeks.
Transport for London has advice for commuters on how to cope with a planned strike which could affect 97 per cent of London bus routes.Read the full story ›
The Labour London Assembly member, Val Shawcross, is calling on Boris Johnson to scrap a 2.5 per cent increase to Transport for London fares.
Ms Shawcross is instead suggesting that the Mayor uses money from unallocated TfL income to reverse the need for an increase.
A study commissioned by the Labour member found that seventy six per cent of Londoners now believe fares are too high.
Commuters are facing journey disruptions for almost a year when Central Line trains cease stopping at one of London's busiest stations. From Saturday, Central Line trains will not stop at Tottenham Court Road until December.
The work is intended to ensure the station in able to deal with the demands of more passengers when Crossrail arrives in 2018. Refurbishments will improve access to platforms, install eight new escalators & five new lifts and improve lighting and CCTV. Transport for London have said the station will be fully accessible by 2016 and the ticket hall will be five times larger than its current size.
The refurbishment is part of London Underground's £10bn programme of modernisation. TfL has advised passengers to change at Oxford Circus or Holborn for alternative routes. Northern Line trains will continue to stop at Tottenham Court Road.
Bus strikes are planned for Monday 29 December and Monday 5 January.Read the full story ›
The new driverless trains will have air-conditioning and walk-through carriages for the first time.Read the full story ›