Transport for London (TfL) - Articles and news items

TfL makes it easier to top up Oyster cards while on the go

Industry news  •  20 July 2017  •  Eurotransport

A range of improvements to London’s Oyster ticketing system have been introduced.

One billion journeys made by contactless payment on London’s transport network

Industry news  •  6 July 2017  •  Eurotransport

London’s transport network has now seen more than one billion pay as you go journeys made by contactless payment cards.

Three more fully-electric bus routes for London

Industry news  •  6 July 2017  •  Eurotransport

Transport for London (TfL) and the Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, have announced three more electric-only bus routes – the latest in a series of measures to tackle London’s toxic air. 

New TfL map to help people with conditions including claustrophobia and anxiety

Industry news  •  6 July 2017  •  Eurotransport

Transport for London has launched a new map that shows which stations and sections of the TfL network are underground.

Tube accessibility programme quickens pace

Industry news  •  4 July 2017  •  Eurotransport

Transport for London (TfL) has announced the next six London Underground stations to be made step-free as part of the Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan’s, £200m boost to make Tube travel more accessible over the next five years.

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.