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ELL boroughs miss out as Transport for London announces 24-hour tube service across the capital

ELL boroughs miss out as Transport for London announces 24-hour tube service across the capital

Transport for London (TFL) has released a map showing the routes of 24-hour London Underground services running from September. Services on the Jubilee, Victoria, Northern, Piccadilly and most of the Central line will run Friday and Saturday nights from 12 September. The entirety of the Jubilee and Victoria lines will…

24-hour Overground services will run to New Cross Gate

24-hour Overground services will run to New Cross Gate

“All-night” weekend services will be extended to the London Overground line by 2017, the Chancellor and the Mayor announced today. In their overnight visit to the maintenance workers at Victoria station, Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne and Mayor of London Boris Johnson revealed further plans for the 24-hour services,…

ELL’s guide to a happy, healthy and hopefully stress-free Christmas so you can sit back and enjoy the holidays

ELL’s guide to a happy, healthy and hopefully stress-free Christmas so you can sit back and enjoy the holidays

Christmas can be a magical time but it can also be a very stressful one, particularly if things go wrong. Whether it’s forgetting the cranberry sauce or something a little more serious this guide to the borough’s key services will help.…

RMT Calls off Tube Strike Action

RMT Calls off Tube Strike Action

The Rail, Maritime and Transport Union has called off the 3 day long strike action which had been scheduled to begin tonight, (5th May) at 21:00 following talks with London Underground at The Advisory, Conciliation and Arbitration Service. In a letter to members the unions Acting General Secretary, Mike Cash,…

The ‘Legend of Bethnal Green’ Tube Station – come back!

The ‘Legend of Bethnal Green’ Tube Station – come back!

  An online petition has been launched to bring back a Bethnal Green tube-announcer, dubbed ‘the legend’. The mystery man has become notorious for his enthusiastic announcements, and a Facebook page devoted to him has reached over 4000 likes. So where’s he gone? Commuters soon noticed his conspicuous absence, and worry began…

Transport history? Better ask the kids

Transport history? Better ask the kids

  Tube strikes can make transport go straight to the top…

COL (Crying Out Loud): Should you comfort someone?

COL (Crying Out Loud): Should you comfort someone?

I saw a young woman cry on the tube the other day and I couldn’t help but wonder why. Had she experienced a break up? The loss of a loved one? Or was it just one of those dreary days when even stepping on gum would stimulate tears? I was…

Tube strike called off as unions reach deal with London Underground after plans to close ticket offices

Tube strike called off as unions reach deal with London Underground after plans to close ticket offices

RMT and TSSA unions reached a deal with London Underground over controversial plans to close all Tube ticket offices and and cut 960 jobs . Therefore, the 48-hour strike action due to start tonight at 9pm has been called off. A TSSA spokesman said: “We have now agreed a process where…

Festive transport guide: Overground, Underground, rail and bus services over Christmas and New Years

Festive transport guide: Overground, Underground, rail and bus services over Christmas and New Years

Passengers travelling between December 23 and January 1 need to be aware of service changes and holiday hours affecting their journeys. Planned closures and disruptions to the London Overground, Tubes and bus and rail services will take place over the Christmas period, so TfL recommends that those intending to travel…

Partygoers rejoice: extension of tube hours to 2am

Partygoers rejoice: extension of tube hours to 2am

  TfL  announced plans, on January 30, to extend tube hours on Fridays and Saturdays to 2am, following the success of extending opening hours during the Olympics. But the  Overground will not be part of the plan. The extended hours will start with the Northern, Victoria and Jubilee lines in…

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