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London Underground - Articles and news items

Tube chat… London’s new badge draws attention

Industry news  •  30 September 2016  •  Digital Content Producer, Eurotransport

‘Tube chat’ badges are being handed out in London urging commuters to speak to one another on the London Underground.

Video: Hitachi Rail Europe & Bombardier announce New Tubes for London joint bid

Industry news  •  28 September 2016  •  Katie Sadler, Digital Content Producer, Eurotransport

In a joint venture, Hitachi Rail Europe and Bombardier Trains have submitted a bid to build New Tubes for London (NTFL).

Technology on the Tube: The technological innovations that make London Underground Work

Transport Extra, Z homepage promo  •  8 September 2016  •  Dice - formerly the IT Job Board

Explore the surprising technology behind the London Underground and how it affects everyday commuting.

Thousands of journeys completed during first Night Tube services

Industry news  •  22 August 2016  •  Katie Sadler, Digital Content Producer, Eurotransport

The first Night Tube services successfully launched on London’s Central and Victoria lines recording thousands of passenger journeys across the capital.

Night Tube Q&A

Transport Extra, Z homepage promo  •  19 August 2016  •  VisitLondon.com

The Night Tube is coming to London, with a 24-hour service on Fridays and Saturdays…

New chiller system installed on northern section of London’s Victoria line

Industry news  •  18 August 2016  •  Katie Sadler, Digital Content Producer, Eurotransport

Passengers travelling on the northern section of the Victoria line can now benefit from the installation of a new chiller system reducing temperatures in tunnels and platforms.

TfL updates open-data resource to include Night Tube

Industry news  •  16 August 2016  •  Katie Sadler, Digital Content Producer, Eurotransport

With London’s Night Tube launching on Friday 19 August, Transport for London (TfL) has updated its open Application Program Interface (API) to include Night Tube data.

TfL reaches first Tube signalling modernisation milestone

Industry news  •  10 June 2016  •  Katie Sadler, Digital Content Producer, Eurotransport

Transport for London (TfL) has revealed that installation of new signalling equipment on the next four London Underground lines is now underway.

Mark Wild appointed Managing Director of London Underground

Industry news  •  19 April 2016  •  Katie Sadler, Digital Content Producer, Eurotransport

Transport for London (TfL) has appointed Mark Wild, former leader of the public transport network in the Australian state of Victoria, as Managing Director of London Underground.

London Underground ‘stand on both sides’ escalator trial launches

Industry news  •  18 April 2016  •  Digital Content Producer, Eurotransport

From today, customers will be asked to stand on both sides of two ‘up’ escalators at Holborn London Underground station as part of a six-month trial to reduce congestion.

650 tonne Northern Line Extension tunnel boring machines unveiled

Industry news  •  11 March 2016  •  Katie Sadler, Digital Content Producer, Eurotransport

Two new 650 tonne tunnel boring machines (TBMs) have been unveiled ahead of work to build the Northern Line Extension tunnels under south London.

London Underground launches ‘stand on both sides’ escalator pilot

Industry news  •  11 March 2016  •  Katie Sadler, Digital Content Producer, Eurotransport

London Underground has launched a six-month ‘stand on both sides’ escalator pilot at Holborn Tube station to reduce congestion.

Major improvement work to begin on Metropolitan line

Industry news  •  2 March 2016  •  Katie Sadler, Digital Content Producer, Eurotransport

Transport for London (TfL) has revealed major improvement work will begin on the Metropolitan line from 16 May 2016, providing customers with quicker more reliable journeys.

Paddington Tube station improvement works to boost capacity in readiness for Crossrail

Industry news  •  19 February 2016  •  Katie Sadler, Digital Content Producer, Eurotransport

Planned improvement works at Paddington Tube station will begin in April 2016, boosting capacity at the station in preparation for the arrival of Crossrail.

Tender issued for design and build of New Tube for London trains

Industry news  •  25 January 2016  •  Katie Sadler, Digital Content Producer, Eurotransport

London Underground (LU) has issued and invitation to tender for design and build of New Tube for London trains to serve Piccadilly, Waterloo & City, Bakerloo and Central lines. London Underground has begun steps to find a manufacturer to design and build 250 new walk-through, air-cooled tube trains for service on the Piccadilly, Waterloo & […]

 

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