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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...

New-look Bond Street station unveiled

Transport for London (TfL) has unveiled a new-look Bond Street Tube station following a £300 million upgrade. Capacity and accessibility have both been improved at...

Lessons learnt from the King’s Cross fire

Tomorrow marks the 30th anniversary of the King's Cross fire. On the evening of November 18, 1987, 31 people lost their lives and around 100...

In focus: London Overground’s Barking Riverside Extension

Had plans to extend London’s Docklands Light Railway (DLR) from Gallions Reach to Dagenham Dock gone ahead in 2008, the 6.5km addition would have...

‘Tyne and Wear Metro fleet problems are becoming more of a concern’

Key business organisations in the North East have called on the government to replace Tyne and Wear Metro's fleet of trains over growing concerns...

Iron: Man pulled out the ground to make way for metro extension

An iconic metal statue in Birmingham has been uprooted to make way for Midland Metro's £149 million extension. Based in Victoria Square for 24 years,...

Night Tube exceeds expected passenger numbers by 15%

Figures have revealed that the Night Tube has contributed £171 million to London's economy and exceeded expectations on passenger numbers in its first year. The...

London’s secret railway

In 1927, Britain’s Royal Mail was thriving. The vital artery of British society was delivering four million letters a day and to keep on...