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, this time about the huge costs run up by the regular weekend closures of the Jubilee Line which has been beset by over-running engineering works. Each closure costs TfL money in lost fares and in costs for … 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 »