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ban on e-cigarettes

E-cigarettes were banned from London buses, trains & Tubes in August. Why didn't TfL let you know?

Wed, 22 Oct 2014| By Shruti Tripathi Chopra

If you’re reading this on the bus/Tube/train, you may want to put that e-cigarette away right now.

Coca Cola truck lorry

Coca-Cola could become the new Boris Bikes sponsor. Here are its other most contentious deals

Wed, 15 Oct 2014| By Harry Cockburn

Are London’s iconic blue Boris bikes set to turn red?

Traffic Jam M25 Motorway cars congestion

Car-mageddon: Congestion costs London $8.5bn a year and it’s getting worse

Tue, 14 Oct 2014| By Harry Cockburn

Exasperated by the slow crawl into work? Fed-up of traffic fumes? London is grinding to a halt, and as the transport crisis worsens, it is wreaking economic havoc on the capital.

Eurostar train

The government is selling its Eurostar stake to raise up to £300m

Mon, 13 Oct 2014| By Sophie Hobson

George Osborne is announcing today that the government plans to sell its 40% stake in Eurostar.

Driverless Tube train

These are the first pictures of the new driverless Tube trains coming to London

Thu, 9 Oct 2014| By Robyn Vinter

A £2.5bn upgrade of some of London’s Tube lines will feature driverless trains.

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Floating cycle path plan

Floating to work by bike? Ambitious Thames cycle path plans revealed

Wed, 8 Oct 2014| By Harry Cockburn

London is growing, and it is a problem. The ONS predicts that London’s population will hit 10 million in the next 15 years.

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Tube strike April 2

3 reasons why the Tube strike MUST NOT go ahead

Tue, 7 Oct 2014| By Shruti Tripathi Chopra

Londoners are bracing themselves for the fifth Tube strike this year. Reasons for walk outs have been everything from job cuts, staff treatment and ticket office closures.

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Tube strikers earn more than nurses and firefighters

3 reasons why the Tube strike MUST go ahead

Tue, 7 Oct 2014| By Harry Cockburn

The London Underground is one of the capital’s vital organs. Life without it is unthinkable, and over three million people utilise the subterranean trains every day.

Tube strike

London Tube strike planned from 14 October to 16 October

Tue, 7 Oct 2014| By Shruti Tripathi Chopra

London Underground workers are set to go on a 48-hour strike starting 9pm on Tuesday October 14.

Tube Night

24-hour weekend Tube services to begin in 2015

Wed, 24 Sep 2014| By Harry Cockburn

London Underground will begin 24-hour Tube services in September 2015, it has been confirmed.

London Underground crowding - commuters battle "chaos" on Tube during Olympics test

Commuter panic as Tube carriage fills with smoke

Tue, 23 Sep 2014

A Piccadilly Line Tube carriage was filled with smoke this morning causing commuters to panic.

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