Travelling around London will become easier for visitors after Transport for London’s creation of a series of new ‘top travel tips’ films to help customers get the most out of the city this summer. London is one of the top visitor destinations in the world, with more than 30 million people visiting the Capital last year – breaking the previous record set in 2014. The new short films help visitors understand ticket options and navigate the transport network.
Over 300 unclaimed children’s toys left on the TfL network donated to The Salvation Army in time for Christmas.
Upgrade of the Victoria line sees delays cut by a third in four years and halved since 2003.
New 60+ London Oyster photocard allows London’s over-60s to travel for free. Fulfils the Mayor’s pledge to bridge the gap after the age of eligibility for the Freedom Pass was increased by Government.
To celebrate London Underground’s 150th anniversary a new edition of the Poems on the Underground book has been published by Penguin Books.
During the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games customers experienced the best level of performance ever provided, at the same time as record numbers of passengers used the network.
Transport for London (TfL) announced that it will begin recruiting up to 100 graduate trainees in areas including engineering, project management, technical and corporate roles. Depending on their subject, graduates will spend up to three years as trainees with TfL. TfL welcomed 86 graduate trainees in September 2012.
Delays on the Tube continue to fall with more services operated across the network, according to new figures published by Transport for London.
New 60+ London Oyster photocard will give free travel on all Transport for London services from 1 November.
Upgrade work to improve reliability and ensure smoother journeys for passengers will take place during a 12-day closure of the Central line’s Hainault loop from 24 October to 4 November.
The Hotels.com annual taxi report* has revealed that London taxis have been voted the best in the world** for the third year running.