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.

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@
What Will The Future of London's Transport Look Like?

What Will The Future of London's Transport Look Like?

Are we heading to a driverless future? | By Danny Lavelle
Guess How Many Mobile Phones Were Lost On The Tube Last Year

Guess How Many Mobile Phones Were Lost On The Tube Last Year

Careless Londoners. | By Laura Reynolds
Poster Girls Of The Underground: Check Out These Vintage Ads, All Designed By Women

Poster Girls Of The Underground: Check Out These Vintage Ads, All Designed By Women

We want all these posters on our wall. | By Will Noble
People Say 'Yes' To Transforming Oxford Street... But Only 62% Of Them

People Say 'Yes' To Transforming Oxford Street... But Only 62% Of Them

Cleaner air and al fresco dining on the cards? | By Danny Lavelle
Tomorrow's Tube Strike Cancelled, But There Could Be More Strikes Soon

Tomorrow's Tube Strike Cancelled, But There Could Be More Strikes Soon

Thursday's rail strikes will still go ahead. | By City AM
TfL Warns Whole Tube Network Will Face Disruption During Strike

TfL Warns Whole Tube Network Will Face Disruption During Strike

24-hour strike planned for next week. | By City AM
The New Northern Line Station At Battersea May Not Open On Time

The New Northern Line Station At Battersea May Not Open On Time

There's a dispute about who should pay the extra costs. | By City AM
South-East London Could Be Getting A New Cycle Superhighway

South-East London Could Be Getting A New Cycle Superhighway

Have your say on the plans. | By Laura Reynolds
Why Aren't There Bridges On The Thames In East London?

Why Aren't There Bridges On The Thames In East London?

What's with the westward imbalance? | By Harry Rosehill
Is Crossrail Going To Obliterate The Heathrow Express?
Opinion

Is Crossrail Going To Obliterate The Heathrow Express?

Those rails not big enough for the both of them? | By Will Noble
Behind The Scenes On The Newest Bit Of The Underground

Behind The Scenes On The Newest Bit Of The Underground

You can't catch a train here just yet. | By Geoff Marshall
Travel Fares Are Rising By A Whopping 3.5%... Here's How To Get Around It

Travel Fares Are Rising By A Whopping 3.5%... Here's How To Get Around It

Get smart and freeze your fares. | Sponsor
The Ferries Of London: Shepperton To Weybridge

The Ferries Of London: Shepperton To Weybridge

Taken from Captain JP's Log. | By John Pahl
Inside The DLR Depot

Inside The DLR Depot

"There's something engaging to the DLR." | By Geoff Marshall
Uber's Lost Licence: How London Reacted

Uber's Lost Licence: How London Reacted

Where do you stand on this? | By Will Noble
This Is The Bus I Catch To Escape The City
Opinion

This Is The Bus I Catch To Escape The City

The relative wilderness of outer London. | By Danny Lavelle
Uber Could Stop Operating In London From End Of This Month

Uber Could Stop Operating In London From End Of This Month

Licence won't be renewed. | By Will Noble
Did You Know Crossrail Already Has A Journey Planner?

Did You Know Crossrail Already Has A Journey Planner?

We know. It's sad. But we just can't wait. | By Will Noble
Remembering London's Memory Man

Remembering London's Memory Man

The coolest nickname ever? | By London Historians
Why Is Tapping In And Out At The Same Station So Expensive?

Why Is Tapping In And Out At The Same Station So Expensive?

An Oyster card confusion. | By Harry Rosehill
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? | By City AM
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?

Part of the London street furniture. | By Will Noble
Can You Work Out All 11 Tube Stations Named After Bridges?

Can You Work Out All 11 Tube Stations Named After Bridges?

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

Parsons Green Blast Declared By Police As A Terrorist Incident

Multiple injuries also confirmed. | By Londonist
See The Final Bit Of Crossrail Track Laid Into Place

See The Final Bit Of Crossrail Track Laid Into Place

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

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

Twist it, turn it. | By Jordan Waite
Would London Be Better If It Was Run By Americans? This Victorian Newspaper Thought So

Would London Be Better If It Was Run By Americans? This Victorian Newspaper Thought So

The foreign perspective. | By M@
Thunderbirds To 'Take Over' Cable Car

Thunderbirds To 'Take Over' Cable Car

Terrifying commercial crossover. | By M@
Seen A Tenuous Tube Ad? Send Us A Snap

Seen A Tenuous Tube Ad? Send Us A Snap

Doesn't matter if it's ingenious or totally rubs. | By Will Noble
TfL Instructs New App Taxify To Stop Taking Bookings

TfL Instructs New App Taxify To Stop Taking Bookings

Concerns over its licence. | By Laura Reynolds
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? | By Will Noble
TfL Is "Urgently" Investigating Uber Rival Taxify

TfL Is "Urgently" Investigating Uber Rival Taxify

"Taxify is not a London licenced private hire operator." | By City AM
More People Are Now Taking The Train From London To Liverpool, Than The Other Way Around

More People Are Now Taking The Train From London To Liverpool, Than The Other Way Around

Does this mean Londoners are slowly turning to into Scousers? | By Will Noble
Uber Vs Taxify... Which One Will You Go With?

Uber Vs Taxify... Which One Will You Go With?

3,000 drivers Vs 40,000 drivers. | By Will Noble
Will These Two Souped-Up Trains Save Us From Leaves On The Line?

Will These Two Souped-Up Trains Save Us From Leaves On The Line?

Nature's little niggle. | By Will Noble
TfL Wants To Increase Congestion Charge And Parking Fines

TfL Wants To Increase Congestion Charge And Parking Fines

It'll make an extra £45m a year. | By City AM
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. | By City AM
Does The Trivago Woman Haunt Your Dreams?

Does The Trivago Woman Haunt Your Dreams?

Spine-chilling stuff. | By Will Noble
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. | By Harry Rosehill
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? | By Harry Rosehill
Guess Which Tube Line Londoners Hate The Most...

Guess Which Tube Line Londoners Hate The Most...

No prizes for guessing. | By Jordan Waite
London's Red Double Decker Buses Are Being Exported To Mexico

London's Red Double Decker Buses Are Being Exported To Mexico

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

Could You Hack It As A London Traffic Warden?

You might need the emotional shell of an armadillo. | By Kyra Hanson
The DLR Makes For A Great Pub Crawl Route

The DLR Makes For A Great Pub Crawl Route

From Tower to Canary Wharf. | By M@
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. | By City AM
What Do You Think Is The Worst Thing People Do On The Tube? This Apparently...

What Do You Think Is The Worst Thing People Do On The Tube? This Apparently...

The survey don't lie. | By Will Noble
Londonist Meets London's Trainspotters

Londonist Meets London's Trainspotters

What exactly are they doing on station platforms? | By James Drury
Guess How Many Journeys Have Been Made On The Night Tube Already

Guess How Many Journeys Have Been Made On The Night Tube Already

It's a year old this month. | By City AM
Bendy Buses Could Return To London

Bendy Buses Could Return To London

... possibly with added WiFi. | By City AM
Where Is London's Best Train Station Shower?

Where Is London's Best Train Station Shower?

Have you used one? Did you even know they existed? | By Harry Rosehill
In Photos: Installing Crossrail's Escalators

In Photos: Installing Crossrail's Escalators

With a fantastic timelapse too. | By Harry Rosehill
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? | By Will Noble
Tube Getting Full 4G Phone Coverage Within 2 Years

Tube Getting Full 4G Phone Coverage Within 2 Years

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

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

Someone's keeping an eye on TfL. | By City AM
Who Or What Was Metro Cammell?

Who Or What Was Metro Cammell?

You'll have seen the name on tube carriages. | By London Historians
Guess Which New Crossrail Station This Is

Guess Which New Crossrail Station This Is

16 months to go. | By Laura Reynolds
In Pictures: The Best Quotes From Tube Message Boards

In Pictures: The Best Quotes From Tube Message Boards

Tube wisdom. | By Londonist Staff
A Fact For Each Station On The DLR

A Fact For Each Station On The DLR

Next stop: trivia. | By Will Noble
The London Overground Is Being Extended

The London Overground Is Being Extended

New station is expected to be complete by 2021. | By Laura Reynolds
Thames Clippers Will Extend Out Of London In This Trial

Thames Clippers Will Extend Out Of London In This Trial

River bus service ventures outside the M25. | By Laura Reynolds
Something's Not Quite Right With This Tube Map...

Something's Not Quite Right With This Tube Map...

One of TfL's stranger efforts. | By Laura Reynolds
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! | By Will Noble
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?

Limited edition; four weeks only (you hope). | By Laura Reynolds
'Crossrail Train' Appears Beneath Street Outside Major London Museum

'Crossrail Train' Appears Beneath Street Outside Major London Museum

Do look down. | By Will Noble
Why The Back Seat Of The DLR Is For Me
Opinion

Why The Back Seat Of The DLR Is For Me

A poem celebrating 30 years of the DLR. | By Harry Rosehill
Sponsored Tube Stations, Victorian Style

Sponsored Tube Stations, Victorian Style

Another thing they did for us. | By M@
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... | By Harry Rosehill
The Strangest Jobs Of The Post Office

The Strangest Jobs Of The Post Office

From mouser to spymaster. | Sponsor