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Tube strike gate locked

Hundreds of London Underground workers set to go on strike on Friday

Tue, 9 Feb 2016| By LLB Reporter

Over 500 track patrol staff will go on a 24-hour strike from 6:30am on Friday.

Uber taxi

We bet you didn't know these 12 crazy things about Uber

Tue, 9 Feb 2016

Did you know that Uber has completed 20,000,000 rides in London, the equivalent to 194 trips to the moon and back?

Train ticket

Train ticket sales rise to £9.4bn

Tue, 9 Feb 2016| By LLB Reporter

London has risen the most

Boris with bikes

Boris pushes ahead with plans for THREE new cycle superhighways in London

Mon, 8 Feb 2016| By Harry Cockburn

Boris targets cycle infrastructure overhaul before departure from City Hall

Tube driver could become a thing of the past

Saturday Tube strike cancelled

Fri, 5 Feb 2016| By Harry Cockburn

This weekend’s Tube strike is now off, RMT says

Tube strike piixxo

Everything you need to know about this weekend’s Tube Strike

Fri, 5 Feb 2016| By Harry Cockburn

The official guidance for those wishing to get around London on the weekend

Tube closed

Fresh wave of SEVEN Tube Strikes to hit London as RMT union hits out at “basic safety issues”

Fri, 5 Feb 2016| By Harry Cockburn

RMT cites “anarchy and uncertainty” among members over “lethal” changes to track access

Tom Brake

If you commute in London you won’t be able to help but agree with this Lib Dem MP

Thu, 4 Feb 2016| By LLB Reporter

He’s wants to put an end to the “soul destroying struggle” aspect of commuting

Tube Night Tube stars

Night Tube is go! RMT recommends members accept pay deal

Wed, 3 Feb 2016| By Harry Cockburn

After being held at a red signal for so long, the Night Tube could be about to roar into life

Cycling in London parliament

Cyclists set to outnumber car drivers in London, says TfL

Wed, 3 Feb 2016| By Harry Cockburn

The number of cyclists using central London roads will soon overtake the number of car drivers, according to Transport for London.

Tube strike piixxo

Tube strikes to hit London this weekend in row over ticket office closures

Mon, 1 Feb 2016| By Harry Cockburn

First Tube Strike of 2016 is bearing down on the capital

Tube stress

Londoners lost 300,000 items on the Tube last year

Mon, 1 Feb 2016| By Harry Cockburn

Drum kits, cash, and 150 phones a day were handed in over 2015

Tube Westminster Parliament Underground Strike Big Ben London

Westminster Tube station evacuated over “security alert”

Mon, 1 Feb 2016| By Robyn Vinter

Police and ambulance called to the scene

Amer Hasan

The former cab driver who REJECTED Dragons' Den to launch Uber rival Minicabit

Mon, 1 Feb 2016| By Shruti Tripathi Chopra

Can Amer Hasan’s taxi app hit £100m in revenue by 2020?

Pod trains Heathrow

Self-driving cars to hit the streets of Greenwich by summer 2016

Fri, 29 Jan 2016| By Harry Cockburn

Look out! Autonomous cars about

C2C train

Crush on London C2C train so severe businessmen “wet themselves”

Fri, 29 Jan 2016| By Harry Cockburn

Rumours of staff walkout as shortage of drivers and smaller trains blamed for late night travel pandemonium

Southeastern Railway

"Sh*t service": Commuters furious after 20 Southeastern trains to London cancelled

Thu, 28 Jan 2016| By LLB Reporter

Passengers faced delays up to two hours

Tube Night

Night Tube to be delayed “until after Mayoral Election”

Tue, 26 Jan 2016| By Harry Cockburn

Fraught late night underground service still held at red light

Tube Westminster Parliament Underground Strike Big Ben London

24-hour Tube strikes suspended after RMT receives revised pay offer

Mon, 25 Jan 2016| By LLB Reporter

But industrial action in February is still on, the union says

Borough High street traffic lights car cars congestion

Traffic lights are “damaging the economy” and 4 out of 5 sets should be torn down, think tank says

Mon, 25 Jan 2016| By Harry Cockburn

Number of traffic lights has increased by a quarter since 2000

A plan comes in to land at London City Airport

London City Airport could be sold for £2bn, here's who's planning to buy it...

Fri, 22 Jan 2016| By LLB Reporter

A Chinese conglomerate is planning to buy London City Airport for a whopping £2bn.

Night Tube picco

Train drivers' union Aslef set to suspend planned Tube strikes

Thu, 21 Jan 2016| By LLB Reporter

Hurray! Planned Tube strikes by train drivers on the London Underground are set to be suspended after progress has been made in talks over pay and Night Tube disputes.

Mind the Gap Tube 400

Exclusive: Londoners not minding the gap. Tube accidents rocket 432% since 2003

Wed, 20 Jan 2016| By Harry Cockburn

RMT union blasts “poisonous cocktail of cuts and overcrowding” for huge rise in injuries

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Caledonian Road Tube Station

Plans to close Caledonian Road Tube station for 8 months scrapped by TfL

Tue, 19 Jan 2016| By Harry Cockburn

TfL had not considered full impact of closure to repair lifts

station closed tube strike

The UK's second-biggest rail union TSSA backs THREE 24-hour strikes in Jan and Feb

Tue, 19 Jan 2016| By LLB Reporter

“Boris must be held responsible for pushing us to strike action,” says TSSA boss

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Tube strike impact

Fingers crossed Londoners, transport unions are in talks with London Underground to avert Tube strikes

Fri, 15 Jan 2016| By LLB Reporter

Londoners, cross your fingers and toes for the Transport unions and London Underground are holding talks today to avert a barrage of Tube strikes to be held in the next few weeks.

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Jeremy Corbyn bike

Socialist Jeremy Corbyn will actually get his dream bicycle thanks to crowdfunders

Thu, 14 Jan 2016| By Robyn Vinter

The MP is set to have a very happy birthday

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Tube driver’s salary: £49,673, nearly £15,000 more than the average London salary

It's NOT just Tube drivers: Take a look at the MASSIVE salaries of TfL workers

Tue, 12 Jan 2016| By Shruti Tripathi Chopra

Station supervisor’s salary: £50,000 - £54,999

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Tesla electric car

Tesla boss: “Obvious” Apple is making rival electric car

Tue, 12 Jan 2016| By Harry Cockburn

Tesla’s Elon Musk says Apple’s entry to electric car world would expand the industry

Tube strike piixxo 340

London Tube strikes 2016: RMT members to stage THREE 24-hour walk-outs

Mon, 11 Jan 2016| By LLB Reporter

Workers to strike on January 26, February 15 and February 17

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Tube strike April 2

London Tube strikes 2016: Tube drivers to strike for three days over Night Tube row

Mon, 11 Jan 2016| By LLB Reporter

“Our pay offer is extremely fair,” insists London Underground

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