Thursday, 21 September 2017
TfL is proposing a change on route 96 to reroute the section between Dartford and Bluewater to serve Darent Valley Hospital and to use the Fastrack busways to reduce journey times.
From TfL consultations
We’ve been working with Kent County Council to improve bus services to Darent Valley Hospital, whilst also improving the journey time and reliability of route 96. We are now proposing improvements to route 96 between Dartford and Bluewater shopping centre, and would welcome any comments you may have on the proposals.
Monday, 18 September 2017
Go Ahead London has succeeded in retaining the London bus routes for this month’s tender awards; they also won one route from Stagecoach Selkent which is route 386.
Thursday, 14 September 2017
As the Crossrail project moves ever forward, the works for the track layout is now officially completed.
A significant milestone has been marked today with the official completion of the permanent track for the Elizabeth line – London’s newest railway.
Monday, 11 September 2017
TfL has released their own mobile phone app to enable passengers to top up their Oyster card ‘on the go’.
From TfL press release
Oyster card users can now check their pay as you go balance and top up their card with just a few quick taps of their smartphone after Transport for London (TfL) today launched its new app.
The new app, which was designed by TfL and developed by Cubic Transportation Systems, is free to download via the Apple App Store and Google Play Store and enables customers to use their smartphone to quickly add pay as you go credit or Travelcards to their Oyster card. These can then be added after 30 minutes by simply touching the Oyster card on the yellow card reader at any Tube or rail station, tram stop or River Bus pier as part of a journey.
Thursday, 7 September 2017
TfL has opened up a consultation to abolish cash fares for the Croydon Tramlink network.
From TfL press release
Transport for London (TfL) has begun an eight-week public consultation on plans to make trams in London 'cashless'.
The proposal would see existing cash ticket machines, which only sell a small number of the more expensive paper tickets every week and do not allow customers to top-up their Oyster card, removed from the Tram network.
Monday, 4 September 2017
The Department for Transport has announced the winners for the Green Bus fund - enabling them to purchase new electric and gas buses.