Tube Strike Cancelled!!!

This week’s proposed tube strike have been called off. The decision follows talks between union leaders and Transport for London, mediated by conciliation service Acas. The dispute centred around the work/life balance of drivers (more here), with the upcoming but delayed introduction of the Night Tube 24-hour weekend services. Members of three unions, RMT, Tssa and Unite, had […]

More Tube Strike

Two more strikes by London Underground staff have been announced. Look out for more ‘travel chaos’ headlines as London Underground workers plan to stage two further strikes in the ongoing dispute over plans for the Night Tube. The RMT union has announced its members will walk out (Tube Strike) for 24 hours from 9pm on Tuesday 25 August and […]

Second 24-hour Tube Strike

London Underground drivers are to stage another 24-hour tube strike amid a dispute over the new all-night Tube service. The ASLEF union said the walkout would take place from 9.30pm on Wednesday, 5 August, threatening more severe disruption to journeys. The announcement comes less than a week after a 24-hour Tube strike caused travel chaos in the capital. […]

More Strikes on Southern Railway

Southern said the strike action which was set to start on Sunday (July 12) has been cancelled Engineers on Southern railway are to stage a five day strike over claims of a “comprehensive breakdown” in industrial relations. Members of the Rail, Maritime and Transport (RMT) union will walk out from 5pm on Sunday July 12. […]

Tube Strike

RMT, Unite and TSSA members are planning 24-hour Tube strike action on the Tube from 18:30 on Wednesday 8 July. ASLEF drivers are also planning 24-hour strike action on the Tube from 21:30 on Wednesday 8 July. DLR, London Overground and TfL Rail staff are not on strike. Advice for customers If the Tube strike […]

Fancy A Game Of Thrones Themed Treasure Hunt?

Game of Thrones fans ahoy! This weekend you can play The Game of Phones and take part in the (friendly) war for the ‘Iron Phone’. This treasure hunt-style game, inspired by the popular TV series, takes place on Saturday 13 June at Crystal Palace park. Join one of the teams and compete with others to solve clues inspired by the TV series […]

Automatic refunds for rail passengers

Rail passengers delayed by more than two minutes could be entitled to automatic refunds under a new Government crackdown. The scheme, which is now being trialled on the C2C line in Essex, would force train companies to automatically pay out using travel smartcards, with travellers entitled to more money for every extra minute their service […]

Bromley Council pulls out of Crystal Palace rebuild talks

Plans for a replica Crystal Palace have suffered a set back after a south London council pulled out of negotiations with a Chinese developer. ZhongRong Group wants to rebuild Crystal Palace, which burnt down in 1936, but has failed to meet a deadline set by the council to produce plans. Bromley Council says it is […]