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Nine elms pimlico Bridge 4

Winning design for £43m new bridge at Pimlico unveiled

Fri, 27 Nov 2015| By Harry Cockburn

Elegant suspension bridge could be London’s first pedestrian and cycle bridge

Heathrow protest

Climate change protesters block tunnel at Heathrow causing major traffic delays

Thu, 26 Nov 2015| By LLB Reporter

A road tunnel at Heathrow has been blocked by Climate change protestors causing delays on the M4

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Slapping and whacking – cycling fan Lord Alan Sugar lashes out at Boris’s cycle lanes

Tue, 24 Nov 2015| By Harry Cockburn

Sugar apparently oblivious of hypocrisy

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Happy bus people

How to travel in London for FREE

Mon, 23 Nov 2015| By LLB Reporter

Who said there’s no such thing as a free ride?

Snow London bus

Snow blizzards set to strike Britain over the weekend

Fri, 20 Nov 2015| By Harry Cockburn

Will the warmest November on record turn to snow-mageddon?

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Zac Goldsmith speaks at anti Heathrow demo

Zac Goldsmith says he would scrap all bus lanes, and won’t extend cycle superhighways

Fri, 20 Nov 2015| By Harry Cockburn

Give more space to electric cars, says Goldsmith

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Can computer hackers solve overcrowding and delays to the rail network?

Fri, 20 Nov 2015| By Harry Cockburn

Best hackers to present ideas to UK’s transport ministers

Tube Night

“Suspicious person” report at Aldgate halts Circle Line

Thu, 19 Nov 2015| By Robyn Vinter

Police carried out a search of the station

British Airways planes

British Airways and Lufthansa named most-polluting transatlantic airlines

Tue, 17 Nov 2015| By Harry Cockburn

Group that exposed Volkswagen emissions scandal turns attention to airlines


The Tube's busiest day EVER: Can you guess how many MILLIONS of customer journeys were made on 9 October?

Fri, 13 Nov 2015

Highest number of customer journeys in London Underground’s 152-year-old history.

Boris Johnson insists Olympics has boosted some firms

London transport fares 2016: Boris Johnson announces free travel for children under 11

Thu, 12 Nov 2015| By Shruti Tripathi Chopra

London Mayor Boris Johnson has announced a new fares package wherein children under eleven are to get free travel on all train services in the capital from 2016.

Westminster bridge overhaul

Facelift for Westminster Bridge to prevent cyclist deaths

Wed, 11 Nov 2015| By Harry Cockburn

Infrastructure overhaul follows fatal accident

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Tube station phone call

100 more Tube stations now have WiFi - here's the list

Tue, 10 Nov 2015| By Robyn Vinter

As of now, you can get WiFi in pretty much every Tube station

Driverless Tube train

Night Tube delay costing TfL £1.5m a month

Mon, 9 Nov 2015| By Harry Cockburn

It’s November 2015. We were promised the subterranean splendour of Night Tubes.

Ajit Chambers

Here's why ghost station entrepreneur Ajit Chambers is suing TfL

Mon, 9 Nov 2015| By Shruti Tripathi Chopra

Ajit Chambers, the man who wants to turn London’s ghost stations into tourist attractions, is planning to launch a legal battle against TfL for “theft of intellectual property”.

Vauxhall Zafira

Is this your car? It’s being recalled because it might set on fire

Fri, 6 Nov 2015| By Robyn Vinter

More than 130 fires have been reported on the Vauxhall Zafira B

Heathrow aeroplane over house

Heathrow refuses to rule out night-flights, raising fears over expansion plans

Thu, 5 Nov 2015| By Harry Cockburn

Boris lashes out at Heathrow’s resistance to night flight ban

Tube aargh

Tube turmoil: Bank Station to be partially closed for 10 months

Thu, 5 Nov 2015| By Harry Cockburn

£57m upgrade for 2017 will see disruption on DLR, Waterloo & City, and Northern lines

London Bridge station

Commuters locked out of London Bridge station this morning due to DLR strike

Wed, 4 Nov 2015| By Robyn Vinter

Station bosses closed the gates to stop severe overcrowding

Reaction engines space plane

BAE Systems and UK government invest in rocket firm aiming to fly passengers anywhere in the world in four hours

Tue, 3 Nov 2015| By Harry Cockburn

Oxfordshire rocket firm attracts funding for engine capable of Mach 5

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DLR strike: RMT begin 48-hour strike in row over working practices

Tue, 3 Nov 2015| By Harry Cockburn

No services are running on the Docklands Light Railway in east London due to a 48-hour strike which began at 4.00am today.

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Garden Bridge project brought back from the dead - what makes it so controversial?

Tue, 3 Nov 2015| By Robyn Vinter

Council makes a u-turn and is now open to discussions about the controversial development

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Taxi black cab London parliament

Death of The Knowledge – Cabbies training school to shut doors as Uber gains ground

Mon, 2 Nov 2015| By Harry Cockburn

Knowledge isn’t power when smartphones run the show

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Osborne high viz

Osborne promises £100bn of infrastructure spending by 2020

Fri, 30 Oct 2015| By Harry Cockburn

Chancellor moves to calm fears of spending cuts ahead of Autumn Statement

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