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Transport for London (TfL) - Articles and news items

Historic milestone for LU as final S-Stock train is delivered to Ruislip depot

Industry news  •  29 November 2016  •  Mandy Parrett, Editorial Assistant

London Underground (LU) has celebrated a major milestone with the final S-Stock train being delivered to the Ruislip depot. Transport for London explains that the train is the last of 192 built in the UK by Bombardier as part of the wider transformation of the Circle, District, Hammersmith & City and Metropolitan lines.

10 million London Hopper fare journeys recorded since launch

Industry news  •  21 October 2016  •  Katie Sadler, Digital Content Producer, Eurotransport

Transport for London (TfL) has confirmed over 10 million journeys have been made using the capital’s new bus/tram Hopper fare since its launch in September.

TfL trials battery-powered bus stop display screen delivering live travel information

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

Transport for London (TfL) is trialling a new battery-powered digital bus stop display screen providing real-time travel information for passengers.

Campaign group supports TfL bid to manage London’s suburban rail routes

Industry news  •  14 October 2016  •  Katie Sadler, Digital Content Producer, Eurotransport

Campaign for Better Transport has given is backing to a bid that will see Transport for London (TfL) take over London’s suburban rail routes.

TfL & Cleshar encourage young people to tackle the challenges facing the transport industry

Transport Extra, Z homepage promo  •  4 October 2016  •  Transport for London (TfL)

Transport for London (TfL) has launched a new schools challenge to help encourage more young people across the UK to consider transport as a future career option.

Investigation begins after London double-decker hybrid bus bursts into flames

Industry news  •  3 October 2016  •  Katie Sadler, Digital Content Producer, Eurotransport

On Sunday 02 October a double-decker hybrid bus burst into flames outside Liverpool Street Station in London.

TfL trials “please offer me a seat” badges to passengers less able to stand

Industry news  •  31 August 2016  •  Katie Sadler, Digital Content Producer, Eurotransport

In a new trial, blue badges will be issued to disabled passengers and those with hidden conditions, illnesses and injuries to alert fellow passengers of their need for a seat on London’s public transport.

Every journey matters — a pan-TfL Customer Information Strategy

Issue 1 2016, Transport Extra  •  25 August 2016  •  Silke Elvery, Strategy and Planning Manager, Transport for London (TfL)

Silke Elvery provides details of TfL’s Customer Information Strategy and how it supports the fact that customers ultimately want an empowered and easy experience…

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.

Transport recruitment: Inspiring the next generation at TfL

Transport Extra, Z homepage promo  •  11 August 2016  •  Transport for London

Transport for London provides insight on how it is generating awareness about developing a career in transport. In this blog we hear from TfL’s Human Resources Director Tricia Riley and Civil Engineering Apprentice Hanna Buckingham…

London buses to display real-time traffic updates for drivers

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

Transport for London (TfL) have announced a new trial which will see London buses display real-time traffic updates in order to help drivers avoid congestion.

First Elizabeth line train runs on test track

Industry news  •  8 August 2016  •  Katie Sadler, Digital Content Producer, Eurotransport

Transport for London (TfL) has unveiled the first Elizabeth line train as it took the test track at Bombardier Transportation’s facility in Derby.

 

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