London Underground History

London underground history

London’s Underground is the oldest metro system in the world. It opened in 1863 and profoundly impacted London and its development over the following century. The tube network has expanded steadily, with multiple new lines added over time. In this article, you will find everything you wanted to know about the London Underground history. The […]

Safety first: Farm Equipment on Public Roads

farm equipment on public roads

Farm equipment on public roads can create a severe safety hazard. It is important to understand the rules for safely sharing the road with farm equipment to prevent accidents. Farm equipment often travels at slow speeds, leading to dangerous situations when drivers attempt to pass or turn in front of them. This blog post will […]

Firstgroup To Launch Budget London To Edinburgh Rail Service Next Month

FirstGroup to launch budget London to Edinburgh rail service next month

FirstGroup is to launch a budget direct London-Edinburgh rail service next month, which it hopes will lure air passengers to the train as a cheaper and greener alternative. The new service, branded Lumo, will have just one single class of travel and the company hopes it will carry more than 1 million passengers a year […]

Returning London Commuters Put The Rush Back Into Rush Hour

Returning London Commuters Put The Rush Back Into Rush Hour

The first signs of a commuter revival in the capital appeared on Monday as London Underground recorded its busiest morning since the start of the pandemic – although schools may have played a bigger role than offices in increasing journeys. Rush-hour trips on the tube were up 17% from last Tuesday, to just under a million – […]

Final Designs For London Underground’s New Piccadilly Line Trains Shown Off

London Underground’s new Piccadilly line trains shown off

The final design and some of the engineering challenges for a new fleet of London Underground tube trains have been shown off by the manufacturer. Externally not much has changed from early concepts, but there’s been a refinement of the interior, and more details announced about how they will operate. Siemens was awarded the £1.5 […]

How To Use The London Underground

London Underground

This post is a quick and easy tutorial on how to navigate the London Underground (a.k.a. the Tube), including hours of operation as well as info on Oyster Cards, transfers, and other helpful tips. LONDON UNDERGROUND TICKETS AND OYSTER CARDS Buying a ticket for the London Underground is pretty straightforward, but for most visitors, getting […]

The World’s Best Subway Systems, Revealed

The World’s Best Subway Systems

How many of these subway systems have you travelled on? We’ve revealed which of the busiest metro systems around the world are the best, according to passenger experience. There’s a lot to be said for the subway. No road rage, no traffic and no sat nav to worry about. But which subway tops the list […]

More Post-pandemic Business Travellers ‘Considering Rail’

Majority of business travellers will be more likely to consider travel by rail

More than half of business travellers will be more likely to consider travel by rail compared to before the pandemic, new research shows. One in five (20%) would do so to cut their carbon footprint, according to a study of 1,000 regular business travellers. As many as 81% of travellers would support a ban on […]

50 Interesting Facts About The London Underground

50 Interesting facts about the London Underground

London’s most famous public transport system – the Underground – is an institution. Hate it or love it, anyone who’s ever been to the city has undoubtedly used it at some point. Here are 50 facts to share with fellow travellers on your next journey. An average of 2.7 million Tube journeys are made on the London […]

Thames River Cruise: Get The Inside Scoop!

Thames River Cruise

The River Thames is not only one of the largest rivers in England, but it is also known for being a popular tourist destination. With City Cruises Thames River Pass, you can hit most of London’s popular landmarks and attractions in just one day! With its convenient port locations, close proximity to popular attractions, and […]