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.

Behind The Scenes At London City Airport: Part 1

Behind The Scenes At London City Airport: Part 1

A peek at the VIP lifestyle. | By Ross Miklaszewicz
TfL Changes Widely Derided 'Please Hold On' Announcement - Londoners Still Aren't Happy

TfL Changes Widely Derided 'Please Hold On' Announcement - Londoners Still Aren't Happy

It's now 'Please hold on while the bus is moving.' | By Harry Rosehill
Did You Know About The 'Second Northern Line' Coming To London In May?

Did You Know About The 'Second Northern Line' Coming To London In May?

'Misery line' about to become slightly less miserable? | By Will Noble
Crossrail Is Coming: What's Happening When?

Crossrail Is Coming: What's Happening When?

Pace yourselves - it's not all happening at once. | By Geoff Marshall
Night Tube Services Could Start Running On The DLR

Night Tube Services Could Start Running On The DLR

A front seat at 2am is still a front seat. | By Laura Reynolds
Looks Like Crossrail Could Be Extended To Kent

Looks Like Crossrail Could Be Extended To Kent

Abbey Wood may not be the end of the line for long... | By City AM
New Crossrail Maps Show Which Parts Will Open First

New Crossrail Maps Show Which Parts Will Open First

It'll open in sections. | By City AM
An Ingenious Way To Cross All The DLR Platforms At Canary Wharf

An Ingenious Way To Cross All The DLR Platforms At Canary Wharf

Your timing needs to be spot on. | By Will Noble
The Crossrail Roundels Are Being Installed... Here's What They Look Like

The Crossrail Roundels Are Being Installed... Here's What They Look Like

11 months to go... | By Laura Reynolds
These Are The Next 13 Tube Stations Going Step-Free

These Are The Next 13 Tube Stations Going Step-Free

Is yours on the list? | By City AM
This Map Shows When And Where Passengers Get Off The Tube

This Map Shows When And Where Passengers Get Off The Tube

Interactive map time. | By Harry Rosehill
What's The Furthest A London Bus Gets From London?

What's The Furthest A London Bus Gets From London?

Escaping the big smoke. | By Harry Rosehill
London Buses Now Tell You They're About To Move... While Moving

London Buses Now Tell You They're About To Move... While Moving

Stating the bleedin' obvious. | By Will Noble
London's Worst Tube Disaster Marked By Touching New Memorial

London's Worst Tube Disaster Marked By Touching New Memorial

Previously a plaque was in its place. | By M@
Could Parliament End Up Floating On Old Woolwich Ferries?

Could Parliament End Up Floating On Old Woolwich Ferries?

But not in Woolwich. | By Harry Rosehill
The Curious Incident Of The Dog On The Northern Line

The Curious Incident Of The Dog On The Northern Line

In the 1940s, the tube had a problem with strays. | By M@
In Pictures: No Trousers On The Tube Day 2018

In Pictures: No Trousers On The Tube Day 2018

Were you brave enough to take part? | By Will Noble
10 More Really Stupid Things To Do On The Tube

10 More Really Stupid Things To Do On The Tube

It'll brighten up the Monday commute, anyway. | By Will Noble
Lots Of People Won't Be Wearing Trousers On The Tube This Sunday...

Lots Of People Won't Be Wearing Trousers On The Tube This Sunday...

Lovely weather for it... | By Will Noble
An Interactive Live Traffic Map Of London

An Interactive Live Traffic Map Of London

Handy for drivers, great for geeks. | By Will Noble
A Tube Map Of London Salaries

A Tube Map Of London Salaries

Next stop: salary envy. | By Will Noble
11 Transport Themed Museums In London (Plus Two Railways You Probably Haven't Ridden)

11 Transport Themed Museums In London (Plus Two Railways You Probably Haven't Ridden)

Trains, planes and automobiles. | By Laura Reynolds
The Reopening Date For Custom House DLR Station Has Been Announced

The Reopening Date For Custom House DLR Station Has Been Announced

The station has been shut for almost a year. | By Laura Reynolds
One Hour Bus Hopper Fare Goes Unlimited This Month

One Hour Bus Hopper Fare Goes Unlimited This Month

The hopper fare gets even better. | By City AM
Everything You Need To Know About Crossrail

Everything You Need To Know About Crossrail

A timeline for London's newest railway. | By Laura Reynolds
In Pictures: London Bridge's 5 New Platforms

In Pictures: London Bridge's 5 New Platforms

Works began in 2013. | By Will Noble
This 1960s Brochure Brags About Bulldozing The Old Euston Station

This 1960s Brochure Brags About Bulldozing The Old Euston Station

Goodbye friend. | By Jordan Waite
An Anagram Quiz Of The London Tube Map: Part 4

An Anagram Quiz Of The London Tube Map: Part 4

How many can you get right? | By Laura Reynolds
Riding On The First Ever Night Overground Train

Riding On The First Ever Night Overground Train

East London line open all through the weekend. | By Geoff Marshall
A First Look At The Tube Map, With Added Crossrail

A First Look At The Tube Map, With Added Crossrail

Just a year to go. | By Laura Reynolds
What You Need To Know About London's New 24-Hour Night Overground Service

What You Need To Know About London's New 24-Hour Night Overground Service

Which bit of the Overground is getting the 24 hour service? | By City AM
Tube To Southend? It Was Once Possible

Tube To Southend? It Was Once Possible

The trains even had toilets. | By M@
Network Rail Made £4.8m From Train Station Toilets In Just One Year

Network Rail Made £4.8m From Train Station Toilets In Just One Year

Now, many of the toilet charges have been dropped. | By City AM
This Futuristic Night Bus With Beds Could Be Coming To London

This Futuristic Night Bus With Beds Could Be Coming To London

Looks luxurious. | By Harry Rosehill
The Night Overground Launches This Friday

The Night Overground Launches This Friday

Getting home is about to get easier. | By Harry Rosehill
London's Second Low Emission Bus Zone Is... Brixton

London's Second Low Emission Bus Zone Is... Brixton

Mayor of London makes the announcement. | By City AM
An Instagram Account Of London Bus Stops

An Instagram Account Of London Bus Stops

Art in the everyday. | By Will Noble
An Anagram Quiz Of The London Tube Map: Part 3

An Anagram Quiz Of The London Tube Map: Part 3

An addictive challenge. | By Laura Reynolds
We Took A Ride On The Citymapper Night Bus

We Took A Ride On The Citymapper Night Bus

Guess how many people got on... | By Charlotte Morrin
The District Line Once Went To Windsor

The District Line Once Went To Windsor

Handy for royal weddings. | By M@
TfL Donates Lost Toys To Children For Christmas

TfL Donates Lost Toys To Children For Christmas

What a heartwarming gesture. | By Harry Rosehill
What's Happening With London's Transport Over Christmas 2017?

What's Happening With London's Transport Over Christmas 2017?

Buses, trains, tubes, and airport trips. | By Laura Reynolds
Who Actually Uses The Night Tube?

Who Actually Uses The Night Tube?

Things aren't quite as Geoff Marshall expected... | By Geoff Marshall
How To See London's Christmas Lights By Bus

How To See London's Christmas Lights By Bus

Bring some mince pies along for the ride. | By Harry Rosehill
Faster, More Regular Tube Trains By 2022... Here's How

Faster, More Regular Tube Trains By 2022... Here's How

Heard of the Four Lines Modernisation program? | By Geoff Marshall
These Photos Really Make You Appreciate Tube Stations

These Photos Really Make You Appreciate Tube Stations

Including *those* Sherlock Holmes tiles. | By Will Noble
Crossrail Begins Installing One Of London's Largest Ever Artworks

Crossrail Begins Installing One Of London's Largest Ever Artworks

A floating cloudscape. | By Harry Rosehill
Would You Have Driven One Of These 1960s Electric Bikes?

Would You Have Driven One Of These 1960s Electric Bikes?

A short-lived solution to London's transport woes. | By M@
Londoners: Gift Yourself A Month Of Free Travel This Christmas

Londoners: Gift Yourself A Month Of Free Travel This Christmas

CommuterClub to the rescue. | Sponsor
4G Mobile Coverage On The Tube From 2019

4G Mobile Coverage On The Tube From 2019

Finally! | By Will Noble
Crossrail Could Get Its First Strike Before It's Even Up And Running

Crossrail Could Get Its First Strike Before It's Even Up And Running

It's not due to fully open for another year. | By City AM
These Six New Commuter Shuttle Bus Routes Are Coming To London

These Six New Commuter Shuttle Bus Routes Are Coming To London

Are they coming to your area? | By City AM
Take A Look At Waterloo Station Back In 1961

Take A Look At Waterloo Station Back In 1961

It wasn't exactly quiet then, either. | By Will Noble
The Night Overground Launch Date Has Been Announced

The Night Overground Launch Date Has Been Announced

New Cross Gate to Dalston Junction is the first line to launch. | By Laura Reynolds
London Buses Are Now Powered By Coffee

London Buses Are Now Powered By Coffee

Brings a whole new meaning to 'caffeine-fuelled commute'. | By City AM
Heard This Hilarious Recording Of A Smooth-Talking DLR Conductor?

Heard This Hilarious Recording Of A Smooth-Talking DLR Conductor?

"This is South Quay station, alight here for... I'm not sure." | By Will Noble
Bond Street Station's £300m Revamp Is Complete

Bond Street Station's £300m Revamp Is Complete

The new entrance opened this morning. | By City AM
Here's The Moment The Northern Line Extension's Tunnelling Was Completed

Here's The Moment The Northern Line Extension's Tunnelling Was Completed

Watch the break-through at Kennington. | By Geoff Marshall
An Anagram Quiz Of The London Tube Map: Part 2

An Anagram Quiz Of The London Tube Map: Part 2

Another brainteaser for you. | By Laura Reynolds
There Are Delays Rolling Out Crossrail Trains On Liverpool Street Routes

There Are Delays Rolling Out Crossrail Trains On Liverpool Street Routes

Only 3 of the 11 planned trains are currently in use. | By City AM
Remember What The Original Overground Map Looked Like?

Remember What The Original Overground Map Looked Like?

My, how it's grown. | By Will Noble
London Underground Has Been Telling Passengers To 'Move Down Inside The Car' For 100 Years

London Underground Has Been Telling Passengers To 'Move Down Inside The Car' For 100 Years

When will we learn? | By Will Noble
This Train Terminates At... Thiockfosters

This Train Terminates At... Thiockfosters

When destination boards go rogue. | By Will Noble
The Quirkiest Things That Lurk In The Overground's Arches

The Quirkiest Things That Lurk In The Overground's Arches

Cheap rents = cool things. | By Harry Rosehill
Behind The Scenes At Victoria Station's New Ticket Hall

Behind The Scenes At Victoria Station's New Ticket Hall

It's looking pretty shiny. | By Geoff Marshall
Tunnelling On The Northern Line Extension Is Now Complete

Tunnelling On The Northern Line Extension Is Now Complete

3.2km of tunnels finished. | By City AM
There Are Plans For A New Thames Crossing Between Rotherhithe And Canary Wharf

There Are Plans For A New Thames Crossing Between Rotherhithe And Canary Wharf

Have your say on the plans. | By Laura Reynolds
How To Ride A Tube Train In The Channel Islands

How To Ride A Tube Train In The Channel Islands

Alderney via Archway. | By Laura Reynolds
Over 100 Zombies Invade London's Transport Network

Over 100 Zombies Invade London's Transport Network

Just a regular weekday morning, then. | By Londonist Staff
Here's What The World's First Traffic Lights, In Westminster, Looked Like

Here's What The World's First Traffic Lights, In Westminster, Looked Like

Very HG Wells. | By M@
Oxford Street To Be Pedestrianised By End Of 2018?

Oxford Street To Be Pedestrianised By End Of 2018?

Coinciding with Crossrail launch. | By Will Noble
Victorian Time Capsules Uncovered In Euston

Victorian Time Capsules Uncovered In Euston

Message in a bottle... | By M@
An Anagram Quiz Of The London Tube Map: Part 1

An Anagram Quiz Of The London Tube Map: Part 1

Do you still recognise your local station when it's all jumbled up? | By Laura Reynolds
Thames Clippers Has Opened A New London Pier

Thames Clippers Has Opened A New London Pier

Take a boat to work. | By Harry Rosehill
Take A Look At The New Santander Cycle Hire Bikes

Take A Look At The New Santander Cycle Hire Bikes

More manoeuvrable and comfier. | By Geoff Marshall
These People Rode Every Single London Bus Route In 24 Hours... Check Out Their Video

These People Rode Every Single London Bus Route In 24 Hours... Check Out Their Video

They did it, so we don't have to. | By Will Noble
London Underground Vs Prague Metro

London Underground Vs Prague Metro

Even when we're away London's still on our mind. | By Harry Rosehill
New York Is Nicking London's Oyster Card Tech

New York Is Nicking London's Oyster Card Tech

New Yorkers need no longer be jealous. | By City AM
In Pictures: London City Airport, Then And Now

In Pictures: London City Airport, Then And Now

Fewer propellers these days. | By Will Noble
You Can Now Collect Your Oyster Card Top Up On A Bus

You Can Now Collect Your Oyster Card Top Up On A Bus

Another little boon. | By Will Noble
Here's What The New City Airport Will Look Like

Here's What The New City Airport Will Look Like

It looks very gold. | By Will Noble
Here's What The Inside Of The New Farringdon Station Looks Like

Here's What The Inside Of The New Farringdon Station Looks Like

Diamonds are for the foreseeable future. | By Will Noble
The Tube Map As You've Never Seen It Before

The Tube Map As You've Never Seen It Before

A world where West Ruislip and Epping are neigbours. | By Will Noble
6 Things That'll Happen When The Northern Line Is Extended To Battersea

6 Things That'll Happen When The Northern Line Is Extended To Battersea

After Crossrail, will Londoners think it's a bit meh? | By Will Noble
London Could Be Getting Two New Overground Stations

London Could Be Getting Two New Overground Stations

Would you use them? | By Danny Lavelle
On Board London's Most Tranquil Bus Route

On Board London's Most Tranquil Bus Route

Have your own 'light at the end of the tunnel' moment. | By Laura Reynolds
These Old DLR Trains Are Running In Germany

These Old DLR Trains Are Running In Germany

Do people there fight for the front seat? | By Harry Rosehill
The Value Of Homes Next To Tube Stations Has Increased By Up To 57% In A Decade

The Value Of Homes Next To Tube Stations Has Increased By Up To 57% In A Decade

How much has your area increased in value? | By Danny Lavelle
New Tube Signalling And More Frequent Service Coming Soon

New Tube Signalling And More Frequent Service Coming Soon

Are you a disgruntled Hammersmith & City or Circle line commuter? | By Harry Rosehill
HS2 Is Already Changing Euston

HS2 Is Already Changing Euston

Park closed. Knitting out. | By M@