Important Tube strike update

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Dear tiredbees, I am writing to share our provisional plans for what we will run on each Tube line during the planned strike action by the RMT union. Travel advice If the Tube strike goes ahead, Tube services will be affected from: • Around 21:00 on Monday 28 April and throughout the whole of Tuesday […]

Tube staff plan five days of strikes

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London Underground workers are to take five days of strike action over the Tube ticket office closures, the RMT Union has announced. The dispute centres on the closure of all 260 Tube ticket offices and 960 job cuts. Widespread disruption was caused in February when Tube workers took strike action for one day. A second […]

London Bridge during bank holidays and weekends

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Check before you travel to London Bridge during bank holidays and weekends We’re rebuilding London Bridge station until 2018 whilst keeping it open for use. This will involve a rolling programme of service changes on trains operating into London Bridge over weekends and Bank Holidays.When travelling during these times please ensure you check before your travel […]

London Tube Etiquette Poetry

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London Tube Etiquette, Look out for these two poems on the tube. They won TfL’s Travel Better London competition, which asked for lines of verse that promote courtesy on the network. Over-18s winner Alex Bishop offers the following advice to people playing music: Rock ‘n’ roll may stir the soul And drum ‘n’ bass may have […]

61% Of New London Homes Bought By Investors

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The issue of investment – particularly foreign investment – in London’s property market is a hot one at the moment. There are fears that the city’s homes are becoming safe havens for people to get a return on their money rather than in low interest savings accounts or volatile financial markets. And that, in turn, leads to fears […]

Overground station at Brixton or Loughborough Junction?

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Lambeth council has commissioned a feasibility study into opening a station in the Brixton area on the useful Overground rail link between Clapham Junction and Highbury and Islington. Trains on the line currently sail high above Brixton Road without stopping, and Transport for London have previously said that a stop at Brixton would be too […]

Severe weather warnings

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HERE IT COMES: Huge Atlantic storm heading STRAIGHT for Britain will hit in just 10 hours THIS TERRIFYING image shows how a catastrophic storm hurtling across the Atlantic will smash into Britain in just HOURS. The UK faces the WORST hurricane-force winds and torrential rain this winter and possibly for DECADES. And forecasters warned there […]

Tube Strike over the Future of the Tube

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In response to the changes and modernisation plans we have announced for London Underground, I am sorry to tell you the RMT and TSSA unions have called two 48‑hour strikes. Travel advice If the strikes go ahead, Tube services will be affected from: • About 21:30 on Tuesday 4 February until the morning of Friday […]