This was a test run to see if it would be feasible to run one or more stream trains as part of the 150th anniversary of the London Underground. … Read the full post »
Read my posts featuring London’s tube network, commonly known as the London Underground even though a good chunk of it is above ground.
Lib Dem London Assembly member Caroline Pidgeon has been digging out figures from Transport for London (TfL) again. … Read the full post »
Yesterday was my first sighting of the latest edition of the London Underground’s Tube map, March 2011 edition. … Read the full post »
The latest strike on the underground has disrupted my journeys far less than the regularly over-running engineering work has done in recent days. Surely the future for trade union action is not threatening to strike, but threatening to do more engineering work?
A typographer would say it’s because the “Please walk on the right” signs don’t use a clear enough font. … Read the full post »
I blogged recently about the welcome moves being made to open up London’s transport data to wider use. A great example of what opening up data can produce is the map showing the locations of tube trains on the network in real time – available for free and produced thanks to the enthusiasm and civic-mindedness … Read the full post »
Here it is, the latest edition of the increasing misnamed Tube map. … Read the full post »
Current Secretary of Sate for Transport, Lord Adonis rightly gets praise from across the political spectrum. Although there’s by no means cross-party agreement on some transport issues (think Heathrow for a start), Adonis is generally respected even when he is disagreed with. Whilst he has an extremely strong claim to have been the best Labour … Read the full post »
With the new, restored-Thames, version of the London tube map due out soon, I thought it would be fun to dig out my 1987 copy of the tube map. … Read the full post »
Having been quite taken with the description of “the teacup line” to explain London Underground’s plans for the Circle Line, I must now admit that… … Read the full post »