Mourners visiting London for Queen’s funeral urge to stay for lunch

m people traveling by train to London for the Queen’s funeral are urged to stay for lunch to avoid overcrowding. There are fears that a “mass New Year’s Eve exodus” after the funeral procession leaves Westminster will cause severe congestion at underground and mainline stations, a rail industry source told the PA news agency. People … Read more

NTT West internet services interrupted for hours in a wide area

Osaka- On Thursday, Nippon Telegraph and Telephone West Corp.’s communications equipment malfunctioned, making it temporarily difficult for users in large areas to connect to the Internet. The problem started at around 8:57 am and was resolved by 2:44 pm Can’t view this article? This could be due to a conflict with your ad blocking or … Read more

Public Holidays in August 2022 London Underground and Overground Closures

T his summer has already seen a number of train strikes, with more on the way. But Londoners’ summer travel plans will also be disrupted by scheduled works and reduced services on TfL lines, including over the August bank holiday. This year’s bank holiday weekend will take place on Saturday, August 27, Sunday, August 28, … Read more

5 transport disruptions you need to know in London this holiday weekend

Waterloo East is one of the stations that will be closed over the festive weekend. Photo: Laura Reynolds/Londonist This weekend is the public holiday of August. You know what that means: carnival (hurray!), sunshine (hopefully)… and travel disruption due to station closures and artwork. Thankfully there is nothing to wrestle with this time around, unlike … Read more

Sadiq Khan: Ministers should not link metro fares to rising inflation

m Ayor Sadiq Khan has vowed to oppose any attempt by the government to link the annual increase in metro and bus fares to rising inflation. Fares for carriage to London are normally based on July RPI inflation, to be announced on Wednesday. Last month the rate was 11.8 percent and it is feared it … Read more

Phoenix Children’s First Able to Use New Ear Tube Placement Device

PHOENIX (3TV/CBS 5) — The Phoenix Children’s Hospital is one of the first hospitals in the nation to use a new device made to make ear tube procedures easier and faster. The device is called Hummingbird and is made by Preceptis Medical in Minnesota. The Mayo Clinic began using it in young patients who had … Read more

London Overground and Tube workers announce new strike action on same day

On Tuesday, the RMT said union action will affect the majority of the capital’s train services when workers have to leave before 24 hours on Aug. 19. Underground workers are embroiled in a dispute over pensions and jobs with TfL, while unionists from Overground, employed by Arriva Rail London, are going on strike for pay. … Read more

New Barking Overground station a ‘game changer’, says Sadiq Khan

l Ondon Mayor Sadiq Khan has said the new Barking Riverside Overground station will be a “game changer” as he warned that public transport around the capital is still facing budget cuts. Mr Khan officially opened the station Monday morning at a ceremony attended by about 100 people. Transport for London (TfL) has entered into … Read more

Will there be another tube strike? London workers vote for union action

A Three-day rail strike disrupted train services in the UK last week amid an ongoing dispute between the RMT, Network Rail and train operators. London Underground workers also walked out on Tuesday, June 21, shutting down the city’s tube system. But how likely is it that we’ll see more strike action this summer after the … Read more

Get this Trippy Tube merchandise in your life

Sponsor Get this Trippy Tube merchandise in your life This is a sponsored article on behalf of Tube Lines. It’s the tube in a jazzy parallel dimension. In love with the tube? Do you love groovy, avant-garde art? Then your next stop will be the Tube Lines collection of renowned artist and designer Adam Nathaniel … Read more