Tube Strike

Tube Strike and Southern Railways

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 Tube 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 strike […]

Fancy A Game Of Thrones Themed Treasure Hunt?

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

Philip Hammond MP, Secretary of State for Transport

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

Rebuilding Of Crystal Palace 2

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 […]

London Bridge railway station partially closes

London Bridge Station - View Over Canopies

London Bridge railway station has partially closed for nine days for building work. There will be no First Capital Connect or Southern trains calling at the station until 1 September. The closure is part of the £6.5bn Thameslink programme, which aims to improve north-south travel through the capital. Nicky Hughes from Network Rail said the […]

Northern Line – 24 Hour Tube Strike

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Drivers in the Rail, Maritime and Transport (RMT) union will take part in a 24 hour walkout on 1 December. The tube strike will run from 4.44am on Monday until 4.43am on Tuesday 2 December, as drivers operating out of the Morden depot are instructed not to book in for shifts during the strike hours. […]

CANCELLED – RMT Call 48 Hour Tube Strike

Tube strike, Paddington Station

I am writing to let you know that the planned Tube strike action for next week by the RMT union has now been suspended. Our services will therefore operate as normal. Yours sincerely, Mike Brown Managing Director London Underground #487411151 / Rail, Maritime and Transport (RMT) union members will stage a 48 hour walkout […]

Another Central Line Tube Strike Called For September

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There’s another tube strike planned for the Central and Waterloo & City tube lines, this time for 17 September. The lines were largely shut down last Friday, with just a shuttle service running at either end of the Central line. The dispute is over the way ASLEF – the train drivers’ union — says London Underground (LU) management […]