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Face coverings on trains, as well as other forms of public transport, became mandatory on 15 June. To prepare...

Wearing facemasks on trains compulsory in England from 15 June

All passengers must wear face masks on public transport from 15 June. Secretary of State for Transport Grant Shapps announced the new...

Well-known public figures thank rail workers – and remind us all to ‘be safe, be patient, be kind’

A host of well-known politicians, sports stars and media personalities have said “thank you” to railway staff for keeping freight and critical...

South Western Railway installs parcel delivery lockers at stations

As more and more people turn to online shopping while stores are closed due to the Coronavirus outbreak, parcel locker provider InPost...

Government pledges £1.6 billion to support Transport for London

The government has pledged financial support to Transport for London (TfL) to help its finances during the coronavirus crisis. A total of...

TfL sets out plans for safe travel in London

When the Prime Minister stated that those people who can’t successfully work from home – workers in the construction and manufacturing industries...

Rail unions concerned at plans to increase rail services

As talk continues about reopening Britain’s economy, which will need transport measures in place to get factory and office workers into and...

Tube station named after England manager Gareth Southgate

Transport for London has temporarily renamed an Underground station after England manager Gareth Southgate to celebrate the achievements of the men's football team at...

Praise for staff after Tube station explosion

Trade union RMT has praised station staff for getting passengers to safety following an explosion on the London Underground. At around 7:00pm on June 19,...

TfL eyes international business opportunities with new appointment

Transport for London (TfL) has appointed WSP's operations director to lead its new international consulting business. Helen Murphy will join TfL as director of commercial...

Homes, jobs and growth: 4 new rail schemes TfL is backing to unlock city’s potential

London mayor Sadiq Kahn has announced the latest four schemes to receive funding from Transport for London's (TfL) Growth Fund. Around £24 million will go...

Some Great Northern services could be transferred to London Overground

Transport secretary Chris Grayling has previously indicated that the Thameslink, Southern and Great Northern franchise could be separated into two or more when the...

LU employee pushed onto tracks at Victoria Underground station

The British Transport Police (BTP) has released the image of someone they'd like to talk to in connection with an incident which resulted in...

How TfL drivers are preparing for the introduction of automatic train operation

Open the doors, check the platform, close the doors and launch the train. This is the procedure for driving London Underground’s semi-automated S Stock...

New data reveals TfL gender pay gap is higher than national average

Transport for London (TfL) is to introduce new measures after fresh figures revealed that men are on average paid 19.7 per cent more than...

4G mobile coverage on the London Underground from 2019

Transport for London (TfL) is to launch a tender for a service provider to deliver 4G mobile coverage on the Tube from 2019 next...

Emergency services test their response to a major incident on the Tube

Emergency services have conducted an exercise on the London Underground to prepare for a potential major incident. Personnel from the local fire brigade, ambulance service,...

Autumn Budget 2017: what does it mean for the rail industry?

Chancellor of the exchequer Philip Hammond has presented the Autumn Budget 2017, setting out his strategy for the UK's future economy. Infrastructure - and railways...