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.

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?
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.
New Overground Extension Will Make Way For 'Barcelona On Thames'

New Overground Extension Will Make Way For 'Barcelona On Thames'

That's right, Barking is on it's way to becoming cool
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.
Sponsored Tube Stations, Victorian Style

Sponsored Tube Stations, Victorian Style

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.
What Wrong With Standing On The Upper Deck Of A Bus?

What Wrong With Standing On The Upper Deck Of A Bus?

"Please do not stand on the upper deck or the stairs."
New DLR Map Released

New DLR Map Released

All the shades of the DLR.
Experience The Tube As It Was In 1938

Experience The Tube As It Was In 1938

All aboard.
A guide to train disruption in London this August

A guide to train disruption in London this August

It'll affect tubes and buses too.
Further Delays On The Gospel Oak To Barking Line

Further Delays On The Gospel Oak To Barking Line

Expect more line closures as the work continues.
How Do You Design A Tube Moquette? Like This

How Do You Design A Tube Moquette? Like This

"Take four colours, make it work, make it beautiful".
Crossrail Is Now 85% Complete. See What The Stations Look Like

Crossrail Is Now 85% Complete. See What The Stations Look Like

17 months to go.
5 of the most wretched streets in London

5 of the most wretched streets in London

Avoid at all costs.
Citymapper Enters The Public Transport Game With Its Own Night Bus

Citymapper Enters The Public Transport Game With Its Own Night Bus

Things are about to go green.
TfL announces a range of Oyster upgrades, including getting rid of 'nominated stations'

TfL announces a range of Oyster upgrades, including getting rid of 'nominated stations'

'Nominated stations' are now a thing of the past...
Love the Barman tube moquette? Maybe you'll love these ones even more

Love the Barman tube moquette? Maybe you'll love these ones even more

Alternative designs resurface.
If you thought the tube was overcrowded already, things could get worse

If you thought the tube was overcrowded already, things could get worse

17 stations at risk of regular overcrowding
London Underground goes back to the time of public hangings

London Underground goes back to the time of public hangings

A short walk from Farringdon.
Are People Actually Paying Attention To Bank Junction's Vehicle Ban?

Are People Actually Paying Attention To Bank Junction's Vehicle Ban?

Londoners can be sneaky
Anyone Else Think Crossrail Looks Like A Lizard?

Anyone Else Think Crossrail Looks Like A Lizard?

Are we seeing things?
Meet The Banksys Of The London Underground Notice Boards

Meet The Banksys Of The London Underground Notice Boards

Fun poems bringing joy to fans.
A New Crossrail Map Has Been Released

A New Crossrail Map Has Been Released

All the way out to Reading.
A Monument To A Failed Eurotunnel Project

A Monument To A Failed Eurotunnel Project

A little redundant these days.
Finally, Southern Has Worked Out How To Deal With Its Passengers... Using A 15 Year Old

Finally, Southern Has Worked Out How To Deal With Its Passengers... Using A 15 Year Old

A momentary halt in negative publicity.
Ever Noticed This Typo On A Greenwich Bus Stop?

Ever Noticed This Typo On A Greenwich Bus Stop?

Fake news.
7 Things We've Learned Travelling With A Dog On London Transport

7 Things We've Learned Travelling With A Dog On London Transport

Canines are complete game changers when it comes to transport etiquette.
A ferry across the Thames east of the M25

A ferry across the Thames east of the M25

A little-used passenger service just beyond the M25.
Buy A Tube Train For £340 (Sort Of)

Buy A Tube Train For £340 (Sort Of)

Choo choo!
A Tube Map For Passengers With Claustrophobia And Anxiety

A Tube Map For Passengers With Claustrophobia And Anxiety

A neat idea.
Crossrail Extending To Heathrow Terminal 5

Crossrail Extending To Heathrow Terminal 5

Great news for frequent flyers.
In Photos: Delightful Vintage Tube Posters

In Photos: Delightful Vintage Tube Posters

A design icon.
A Sneak Peek Inside The Crossrail Tunnels

A Sneak Peek Inside The Crossrail Tunnels

18 months to go...
Crowdfund An Artist's Mission To Draw Every Underground Station

Crowdfund An Artist's Mission To Draw Every Underground Station

Get a drawing of your home station for helping fund the project.
East London Line Is Getting A Night Service

East London Line Is Getting A Night Service

Great news for south Londoners.
Blackfriars station has a 'secret' entrance - ever used it?

Blackfriars station has a 'secret' entrance - ever used it?

Entrance at first-floor level.
Plans To Make More Stations Step-Free Revealed

Plans To Make More Stations Step-Free Revealed

Amersham, Buckhurst Hill, Cockfosters, and others