Transport

London has one of the most envied transport systems in the world. From the tube and buses to the DLR, trains, and boats to even the cable car - here is the latest information and news about the underground, Oyster and everything else you need to know about travel in London.

Brace Yourselves Commuters: Rail Walkouts Are Planned For Same Day As Tube Strike

Brace Yourselves Commuters: Rail Walkouts Are Planned For Same Day As Tube Strike

October chaos?
Do You Know What These Maps Are Called, And What They're For?

Do You Know What These Maps Are Called, And What They're For?

Over 1,700 dotted around the city.
Can you name all 11 tube stations named after bridges?

Can you name all 11 tube stations named after bridges?

Easy one to start: London Bridge.
Parsons Green Blast Declared By Police As A Terrorist Incident

Parsons Green Blast Declared By Police As A Terrorist Incident

Multiple injuries also confirmed.
Laying The Last Piece Of Crossrail Track

Laying The Last Piece Of Crossrail Track

Another milestone completed.
Ever Wondered What The Tube Map Looks Like In 3D?

Ever Wondered What The Tube Map Looks Like In 3D?

A look underground.
If the US ran London (thoughts from 1901)

If the US ran London (thoughts from 1901)

An American tries to sort out London's traffic in 1901.
Cable car to be 'taken over' by Thunderbirds. Cripes.

Cable car to be 'taken over' by Thunderbirds. Cripes.

FAB = Fatuous Aerial Branding.
Ever Noticed London's Tenuous Tube Ads? We're Looking For The Best (And Worst)

Ever Noticed London's Tenuous Tube Ads? We're Looking For The Best (And Worst)

Can you do better than 'Stand Behind the Yellow Lion?' Share your snaps
TfL Instructs New App Taxify To Stop Taking Bookings

TfL Instructs New App Taxify To Stop Taking Bookings

Concerns over its licence.
New TfL App allows You To Top Up Your Oyster On The Move

New TfL App allows You To Top Up Your Oyster On The Move

Downloaded it yet?
TfL Is "Urgently" Investigating Uber Rival Taxify

TfL Is "Urgently" Investigating Uber Rival Taxify

"Taxify is not a London licenced private hire operator."
London To Liverpool Trains More Popular Than Liverpool To London Ones

London To Liverpool Trains More Popular Than Liverpool To London Ones

All aboard the Flying Scouseman.
There's A New Uber Rival In Town... Will You Be Switching To Taxify?

There's A New Uber Rival In Town... Will You Be Switching To Taxify?

Apparently rides with Taxify are 10% cheaper than Uber's.
Leaves On The Line: Are These Two Old Tube Trains The Answer?

Leaves On The Line: Are These Two Old Tube Trains The Answer?

1973 stock to the rescue?
TfL Set To Make An Extra £45m A Year In Parking Fines

TfL Set To Make An Extra £45m A Year In Parking Fines

All in the name of improving road safety.
Brand New South Western Train Franchise May Already Have A Strike On Its Hands

Brand New South Western Train Franchise May Already Have A Strike On Its Hands

That didn't take long.
Does The Trivago Woman Haunt Your Dreams?

Does The Trivago Woman Haunt Your Dreams?

Spine-chilling stuff.
How Long Is Too Long When Waiting For The Tube?

How Long Is Too Long When Waiting For The Tube?

Some people are really impatient.
Will You Be The First To Spot One Of These Adorable Royal Mail Vans?

Will You Be The First To Spot One Of These Adorable Royal Mail Vans?

Remind you of Postman Pat's van?
Guess Which Tube Line Londoners Hate The Most...

Guess Which Tube Line Londoners Hate The Most...

Are you lucky enough to travel on it?
London Buses: Coming To A Street In Mexico

London Buses: Coming To A Street In Mexico

Next stop: Mexico City.
 Could You Hack It As A London Traffic Warden?

Could You Hack It As A London Traffic Warden?

This is what it's like to be on the receiving end of an entire city's worth of wrath.
A DLR pub crawl through the East End

A DLR pub crawl through the East End

A boozy trip along the original bit of DLR.
Disruption At Waterloo Station Will Go On For Longer Than Planned

Disruption At Waterloo Station Will Go On For Longer Than Planned

Upgrade works have been extended.
Are You One Of Those People Who Gets On A Train Without Letting Others Off First? You Just Topped This Survey

Are You One Of Those People Who Gets On A Train Without Letting Others Off First? You Just Topped This Survey

1,513 Londoners asked.
How Do London's Trainspotters Feel About Their Stereotype?

How Do London's Trainspotters Feel About Their Stereotype?

"A lot of people think it’s stupid, and maybe it is, but no more stupid than any other hobby."
Busiest Night Tube Stations Revealed On Its First Anniversary

Busiest Night Tube Stations Revealed On Its First Anniversary

No wonder it's spreading to the Overground
Bendy Buses Could Return To London

Bendy Buses Could Return To London

... possibly with added WiFi.
Reviewed: London's train station showers

Reviewed: London's train station showers

Have you ever showered in a train station?
In Photos: Installing Crossrail's Escalators

In Photos: Installing Crossrail's Escalators

With a fantastic timelapse too.
Funny Things We've Seen On The Tube: Shouty TfL Guy Mightily Embarrassed

Funny Things We've Seen On The Tube: Shouty TfL Guy Mightily Embarrassed

Did you witness this moment of pure comedy gold?
Tube Getting Full 4G Phone Coverage Within 2 Years

Tube Getting Full 4G Phone Coverage Within 2 Years

Pledged by Sadiq Khan.
Are You Travelling On London's Most Apologetic Tube Line?

Are You Travelling On London's Most Apologetic Tube Line?

Delays, apologies...
Metro Cammell: British Engineering History That Survives On The Tube

Metro Cammell: British Engineering History That Survives On The Tube

Look out for the name next time you're on the tube
Check out these new photos of the Crossrail station surface buildings

Check out these new photos of the Crossrail station surface buildings

16 months to go.
In pictures: the best of the tube's 'Thought of the Day' messages

In pictures: the best of the tube's 'Thought of the Day' messages

Hands up if these messages brighten your morning commute
A Fact For Each Station On The DLR

A Fact For Each Station On The DLR

Next stop: trivia.
Live Near Barking? Here's Some Exciting Train News

Live Near Barking? Here's Some Exciting Train News

Gingerline grows.
Thames Clippers Boats Venture Outside The M25 In New Trial

Thames Clippers Boats Venture Outside The M25 In New Trial

All aboard.
An Alternative Map Of 4 Tube Lines

An Alternative Map Of 4 Tube Lines

Kind of like looking at a tube map when you're drunk
Chaos? What Chaos? Waterloo Passengers Brag About Empty Trains And Concourses

Chaos? What Chaos? Waterloo Passengers Brag About Empty Trains And Concourses

Seats for everyone!
Can You Get A Full House On Londonist Train Bingo: The Waterloo Version?

Can You Get A Full House On Londonist Train Bingo: The Waterloo Version?

Because your commute is SO much worse than everyone else's
'Crossrail Train' Appears Beneath Street Outside Major London Museum

'Crossrail Train' Appears Beneath Street Outside Major London Museum

Do look down.
Stuff the front seat: here's why the DLR's back seat is for us

Stuff the front seat: here's why the DLR's back seat is for us

A poem celebrating 30 years of the DLR.
How the Victorians got sponsor messages on the underground

How the Victorians got sponsor messages on the underground

Another thing they did for us.
Some London Commuters Pay Four Times More For Train Fares Than Other Europeans

Some London Commuters Pay Four Times More For Train Fares Than Other Europeans

And it looks set to get worse...

Ever seen a rowing postie?
Can You Work Out Why These American Streets Are Named After Tube Stops?

Can You Work Out Why These American Streets Are Named After Tube Stops?

American suburbia meets tube obsession.
4 Jars Of Marmite Are Confiscated From City Airport Every Day

4 Jars Of Marmite Are Confiscated From City Airport Every Day

Barred jars.