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Looks Like The Piccadilly Line’s Getting Those Sliding Platform Doors

Ever wondered why only the Jubilee line has the sliding doors on the platform that stop you getting blasted by wind Marilyn Monroe-style whenever the trains come in? Read More >>

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Adidas Has Made A Shoe For Every Tube Line

Adidas loves its trainer collaborations, and despite having done one with Transport for London just a month ago to celebrate the fifteenth anniversary of the Oyster card, they've somehow prepared another entire line of tube shoes. Read More >>

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Only 5 Years to Wait ‘Til the Night Tube Comes to 4 More Lines

Every silver lining has a cloud: Transport for London has confirmed the Night Tube service will be coming to a bunch more lines, but not until 2023. Read More >>

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TfL is Working on Tiny, Affordable Homes in London

Transport for London has announced a partnership with 'starter homes for city makers' company Pocket Living, in order to create a swathe of "100% genuinely affordable homes" in London. Read More >>

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Here’s How Much TfL Made From Your Lost Property Last Year

People lose a lot of stuff on London public transport. Between April '15 and March '16, for instance, they lost 32,929 mobile phones, 11,509 umbrellas, 43,277 items of clothing and 43,068 bags – not to mention all the weird and wonderfuls like musical instruments, play props and small children. Wait, not that last one. Hopefully. Read More >>

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Watch How You’ll Soon Pay Your Tube Fare With a Tap of Your Android Phone

As part of Android Pay’s arrival in the UK, Google introduced a partnership with Transport for London that will allow riders to use the app’s NFC technology for transit fares. While some cities have been testing mobile NFC ticketing, London’s a leader with system-wide mobile payments apps. (TfL riders can already use Apple Pay and Samsung Pay.) Read More >>

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London Night Tube Now Expected to Open in August

Justifying that one last beer on a night out in London will get easier come the end of the summer, as sources speaking to The Telegraph now suggest that the capital's Night Tube service will kick off in August. Read More >>

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The Weird Way That Standing (Not Walking) on Escalators Helps Move People More Quickly

It’s the golden rule of crowded escalators: stand on one side, walk on the other. But passengers taking the escalator in one of London’s busiest tube stations were recently confronted with a weird rule: Everyone must stand. Officials claim it will make stations run more efficiently. But how? Read More >>

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Here’s Your First Look Inside Crossrail Train Carriages: 4G, Wi-Fi and Air-Conditioning as Standard

We've seen the tunnels, we've seen the station stop plan, now we finally get our first look at the insides of a Crossrail train carriage. TFL has today released renders of what the new Crossrail trains will look like, giving us a feel for what the London commute of the future will be like. Read More >>

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Transport for London Takes One Million Contactless Payments in Just Nine Days

It seems London's commuters are finding the newly-introduced contactless payment methods installed across the TfL network rather useful. Just nine days after first accepting them, Transport for London has revealed it's already taken its 1,000,000th contactless payment. Read More >>

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Contactless Payments Open for Business on London’s Transport Network

Today's the day that "card clash" enters Londoners' everyday lexicon -- contactless card payments are now accepted on London's transport systems. Read More >>

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Friday’s Tube Revenue Strike Will Open the Floodgates for Fare Evaders

While this week's 48-hour London Underground walkout may be grabbing all the headlines, there's also another kind of tube strike happening this Friday and next Monday, one that will make it easier than ever to bunk a fare. Read More >>

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A Silver Routemaster Will be the Star of London’s “Year of the Bus”

Already today  we've celebrated the iconic red double decker by revealing 18 little-known facts about London's buses, and now Mayor Boris Johnson has officially kicked off 2014's "Year of the Bus" by announcing a host of events inspired by London's arterial bus service. Read More >>

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London Underground Tube to Run 24 Hours a Day on Weekends From 2015

The dreaded 3am night bus journey home is set to become a thing of the past for Londoners, as London Underground has announced that portions of the Tube network will run 24 hours a day on weekends, starting from 2015. Read More >>

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Is the “Inspirio” the Air-Conditioned Future of the London Underground Tube?

The sweaty, cramped, pervert's haven that is the London Underground system at rush hour could become a distant memory if this Siemens redesign concept for the Tube train gets the greenlight. Read More >>