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Island Line says goodbye to its much-loved trains

The Island Line, the Isle of Wight’s railway, has been operated since 1989 by refurbished former London Underground trains, built originally in 1938.However, they...

Thameslink to be added to London’s Tube Map

London’s famous Tube Map, well known to passengers and tourists, is to show an additional line over the coming weeks.The map already shows lines...

New Paris Métro trains on show

The design of the trains for lines Paris Métro 15, 16 and 17, which will extend the network out to Île-de-France as part of...

Morgan Sindall to carry out detailed design of new Colindale Underground station

Transport for London has awarded Morgan Sindall a contract to complete the detailed design for the redevelopment of Colindale Tube station on London Underground’s...

Scottish Government to provide emergency support for Glasgow Subway and Edinburgh Trams

In response to the financial impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Scottish Government has announced that it will provide up to £9 million of...

Cover up on trains

Face coverings on trains, as well as other forms of public transport, became mandatory on 15 June.To prepare passengers, all of the train operators...

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 regulations during...

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 workers moving...

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 has announced...

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 £1.6 billion...

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 for example...

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 out of...

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...