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 […]

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. […]

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 […]

CANCELLED – RMT Call 48 Hour Tube Strike

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 / gettyimages.com Rail, Maritime and Transport (RMT) union members will stage a 48 hour walkout […]

Tube staff plan five days of strikes

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 Tube Etiquette Poetry

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 […]

Tube Strike over the Future of the Tube

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 […]