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Crossrail Stations: New platform opens at Abbey Wood

New Crossrail Trains

Crossrail train carriage features unveiled

<b>Transport for London has released details of the trains which will carry passengers on the £14.8bn Crossrail route, saying they will be "fully accessible" with free Wi-Fi access.</b><p>Services due to start in 2018 will run across London, extending as far west as Reading and as far east as Shenfield in …

Trains

First look at new Crossrail trains - with free Wi-Fi and 4G access

The trains are due to enter service on the new cross-London line in 2017<p>TFL has unveiled designs for the new Crossrail trains due to enter service from May 2017.<p>Constructed by Bombardier, each train be will be one and a half times longer than the longest Tube, with nine walk-through carriages …

Transport for London unveils designs for 200-metre-long Crossrail trains

Transport for London has released renderings and a video showing the trains originally designed by Barber and Osgerby for the city's east-west rail …

Upcoming Crossrail trains will get customers online when they're on the line

The trains for the UK's new Crossrail rail link have been unveiled. They will be over one-and-a-half times as long as London's longest Tube train and …

Elizabeth Line London Tube Map Shows How Capital's Underground Will Look With Crossrail

London's latest subterranean commuter route, Crossrail's Elizabeth Line, has prompted change to the capital's iconic Tube map once again.<p>The first …

Crossrail 2: five emerging homes hotspots to watch

As Crossrail 2, the capital's new north-to-south line gets the green light, property prices are tipped to soar along the route in key locations …

The Budget 2016: Full steam ahead as Crossrail 2 project gets green light

A Co Down steel firm engaged to work on the Crossrail project in London has welcomed the Chancellor's announcement of the project's second …

London Public Transport

New Night Tube map revealed by TFL

Londoners rejoiced when Transport for London (TfL) last year announced that certain Tube lines would run over the entire weekend from September 2015 onwards.<p>With the official Night Tube map and details of train frequency now released, the city’s residents can assess how useful the service is likely …

Trains

TfL cautions users over pitfalls of Apple Pay

Commuters who run out of battery, have more than one device, or receive a call as they try to pay could get stuck at gates and face penalty fares<p>Transport for London has warned tube, train and bus passengers paying with Apple Pay on iPhones and Apple Watches not to let their batteries run flat or …

Apple Pay

TFL produces geographically accurate London Tube map

Those of us who have to take the Tube to work have all thought at some point that we wish we had walked, especially when it is inhumanely busy or there are delays.<p>This is, of course, despite us spending days complaining when there are strikes.<p>Maybe this map will encourage us to walk between our …

I moved out of London because TfL's poems are so howlingly awful

I would defy anyone to read the etiquette poems on the Tube and not feel an immediate urge to get as far from the capital as possible<p>Like the lingering fart of a fat dog, it is impossible to ignore the poetry on the London Underground. There is something mind-numbingly awful about the posters that …

TfL Fares For 2016 Announced

Fares for travel on Transport for London (TfL) services will rise 1% next year— in line with the retail price index measure of inflation.<p>Children …

London Underground: TfL says standing-only escalators are faster with fewer queues after trial

Transport for London (TfL) has revealed that standing on the escalators on the London Underground (LU) might be the way forward after all. A …

TfL To Take Over London's Suburban Rail Routes

Transport for London (TfL) could take over all suburban rail services, which will see routes all across the capital come under London Overground for …

Government backs TfL plan to run London's commuter rail services

New partnership between Department for Transport and TfL to aim for more frequent trains and increased capacity<p>Plans for Transport for London and the capital’s mayor to take over operational control of the city’s suburban commuter services from rail companies have received government backing.<p>A more …

TfL to take control of London's suburban rail services

Rail services within the capital will be run by the London Overground under a proposed partnership between TfL and the Department for Transport<p>Transport for London will assume control of rail routes into the capital from train companies under proposals aimed at improving the frequency and quality …

TfL To Takeover Suburban Rail Services From London Bridge, Victoria, Charing Cross, Waterloo

The government has announced it supports plans to bring London's entire suburban rail network under public control in an effort to improve services …

TfL spends £600,000 advertising night tube – despite it having no launch date

London Underground accused of being ‘bit previous’ by union official for spending more than half a million pounds without having concluded a deal<p>Transport for London has spent more than £600,000 advertising the night tube, despite the service still having no set launch date.<p>As of 13 January, the …

TfL sees over 3 million mobile phone journeys since Apple Pay launch

Over 3.2 million journeys have been made on the London transport network using smartphones in the six months since Apple Pay launched in the UK, and almost 200,000 devices have been used to make trips.<p>Figures from Transport for London show that more than 35,000 journeys a day are now made using …

TfL has reversed its plan to stop using Twitter for real-time updates on the London Underground

TfL has for the last few years operated a series of Twitter accounts for different London Underground lines, and other transport services. They keep you posted on line closures, delays, and other potential issues with London's transport infrastructure.<p>But in a blog post last week, the transport …

Social Media

UK’s first tram train unveiled in Sheffield

Hitachi Class 395 train for Southeastern Railway (UK) - Hitachi

Train Simulator 2015: Trains at Speed UK - Eastern Edition

Wembley Station

The train league of shame as Britain's least reliable rail services are revealed

Dozens of Britain’s busiest rail services are nearly always late, the Sunday People can reveal.<p>Besides the daily misery from delays, passengers are …