Transport for London (TfL) - Articles and news items

Transport for London launches new digital travel assistant with Facebook

Industry news  •  13 June 2017  •  Eurotransport

Transport for London (TfL) has launched the next generation in customer service technology with ‘TravelBot’ using Facebook Messanger.

TfL seeks interest from manufacturers for new generation DLR trains

Industry news  •  17 May 2017  •  EuroTransport

Customers on the Docklands Light Railway (DLR) – which celebrates its 30th anniversary this year – are set to benefit from new walk-through air-conditioned trains as of 2022.

Samsung Pay accepted for pay as you go travel in London

Industry news  •  16 May 2017  •  Eurotransport

Customers can now use Samsung Pay on their mobile phone to travel on London’s transport network as part of its wider UK launch.

London Mayor announces plans for the Ultra Low Emission Zone

Industry news  •  4 April 2017  •  Eurotransport

London Mayor has announced proposals for the most-polluting vehicles to pay a daily charge to drive within central London.

London mayor Sadiq Khan launches Low Emission Bus Zone‎

Industry news  •  9 March 2017  •  Rachael Harper

The Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, today delivered London’s first ever Low Emission Bus Zone in one of the most polluted areas of London: Putney High Street.

Two giant tunnel boring machines lowered into place for Northern Line Extension

Industry news  •  20 February 2017  •  Katie Sadler, Eurotransport

Two giant boring machines have been lowered 20 metres below ground in preparation for tunnelling work on the Northern Line Extension.

Transport for London and Peabody help young people to get work ready

Industry news  •  20 January 2017  •  Transport for London

Transport for London and Peabody are piloting a new pre-apprenticeship programme to help upskill young people for the world of work through employability skills sessions and the chance to gain work experience.

New ticket hall opens as part of £700m Victoria Tube station upgrade

Industry news  •  17 January 2017  •  Katie Sadler, Eurotransport

The new North ticket hall at Victoria Tube station has opened as part of a £700m upgrade project.

Elizabeth line trains undergo intense climatic testing

Industry news  •  3 January 2017  •  Katie Sadler, Eurotransport

Elizabeth line trains are currently undergoing climatic testing in preparation for a range of weather conditions ahead of passenger service.

TfL ‘Please Offer Me a Seat’ badges to be rolled out following successful trial

Industry news  •  22 December 2016  •  Katie Sadler, Eurotransport

Transport for London (TfL) has confirmed it is to roll out its ‘Please Offer Me a Seat’ blue badge and card initiative following a successful six-week trial.

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.