More Tube customers get mobile connectivity

More Tube customers get mobile connectivity

Life on the Tube is about to get slicker and more connected for some customers – although sadly the upgrades don’t cover the trains themselves. This is about mobile connectivity, with the news that Vodafone and Virgin Media O2 customers getting access as all...
Elizabeth line opening date finally revealed

Elizabeth line opening date finally revealed

It has finally arrived. Not an Elizabeth line train exactly – but a date for when the service begins operations. Mark it in your calendar – Tuesday 24 May 2022. Transport for London (TfL) has today confirmed that, subject to final safety approvals, the Elizabeth line...
Essential guide to festive shows in East London

Essential guide to festive shows in East London

Our round-up of festive shows covers the traditional – pantomimes (oh yes we did), the Christmassy (a couple of Dickens) and the shows that happen to be going on in December, which is good enough for us. STAGE Hackney Empire Dick Whittington and His Cat – firm...
Why it’s all going down at Bank station

Why it’s all going down at Bank station

Work to make way for three new escalators on the DLR concourse of the mole-like Bank station begins on Monday (September 30). It’s all part of the much-needed modernisation of one of the most unpopular stations on the network – with the aim of...
The annoying habits that drive Tube passenger mad

The annoying habits that drive Tube passenger mad

BBC’s new comedy show The Mash Report ran a spoof news report – a man from the North is treated like a terrorist for greeting Londoners, eventually forced to issue an apology from outside a police station for his excessive cordiality. What goes for London goes double...