What’s Going On At London Bridge Station?

What’s Going On At London Bridge Station? The new ticket hall at London Bridge will open at the end of August 2016, as part of the station works are complete. We went to have a look at what’s been happening, and what changes to expect. Note, from the end of August 2016: Cannon Street services […]

Government response to Southern Railways petition

The Government has responded to the petition you signed – “Remove the franchise for Southern Rail from Govia Thameslink.”. Government responded: Govia Thameslink Railway are delivering plans to reverse decades of under-investment on the rail network. Removing the franchise from GTR will not address the challenges on this part of the network. The challenges of […]

Huge Anti-Brexit Rally To Be Held

Huge Anti-Brexit Rally To Be Held In Trafalgar Square EDIT 28 June, 9am. Note that this rally has now been cancelled after the numbers got too large. A re-arranged anti-Brexit march will now take place on 9 July. Thousands of disgruntled Remain supporters will gather in Trafalgar Square tomorrow night for a rally. With over a […]

Crystal Palace Overground Festival to return in 2017

An annual arts festival in Crystal Palace will not be held this year as organisers seek to make it bigger for 2017. Launched by Upper Norwood Triangle Traders in 2006, Crystal Palace Overground Festival has outgrown its main space at Westow Park and now the team behind it is planning to take it to Crystal Palace Park […]

CommuteLondon app

A new app aims to make train journeys in and out of London easier for commuters. CommuteLondon is a free app that combines information from rail companies with passenger tweets to provide real-time updates on train journeys in and out of the capital. The aim of the app, which is available on Android and iOS, […]

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 […]

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 […]