London Underground

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More than 1,000 rail cleaning staff to strike over pay
RMT boss, Mick Lynch, hails ‘historic result’ after cleaner members of the union vote in favour of action

Harry Taylor

26, Nov, 2022 @12:19 PM

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London commuters endure long queues and packed buses amid tube strike
Nine in 11 tube lines shut as RMT and Unite stage latest 24-hour stoppage in dispute over jobs and pensions

Rachel Hall and Gwyn Topham

10, Nov, 2022 @11:38 AM

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London Underground strike will halt nearly all tube services on Thursday
RMT’s 24-hour walkout will slow capital to a crawl, with buses expected to be extremely busy and roads congested

Gwyn Topham Transport correspondent

09, Nov, 2022 @12:00 AM

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Rail passengers may face further strikes in November as Aslef ponders action
Train drivers’ union weighs up action later in month while disruption from RMT awaits travellers from Saturday

Gwyn Topham Transport correspondent

02, Nov, 2022 @3:25 PM

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May I have a word about… Transport for London’s nonsensical new style guide | Jonathan Bouquet
Staff are being urged to avoid using certain words and phrases, including the names of conflicts. Why?

Jonathan Bouquet

16, Oct, 2022 @8:30 AM

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Elizabeth line’s delayed Bond Street station to open 24 October
New station opens five months after rest of line and two weeks before first east-west through services

Gwyn Topham Transport correspondent

28, Sep, 2022 @10:53 AM

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The History of the London Underground Map by Caroline Roope review – the lines of beauty
At the heart of this clear, thorough study of the London Underground map’s evolution is the man whose brilliantly comprehensible design for an untidy city has never been surpassed

Andrew Martin

25, Sep, 2022 @10:00 AM

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London’s blooming: gardens flourish on the tube – photo essay
The In Bloom competition showcases the talents of green-fingered TfL staff, who have turned tube and bus stations across the capital into havens for plants and trees, and even fruit and veg

Phoebe Weston. Photographs by Jill Mead

23, Sep, 2022 @6:00 AM

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Transport for London boss resigns after just two years in job
Andy Byford’s announcement comes after TfL boss completed ‘biggest challenge’ during Queen’s funeral

Gwyn Topham Transport correspondent

22, Sep, 2022 @8:39 AM

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London faces ‘unprecedented’ transport demand in run-up to Queen’s funeral
Rail groups and TfL tell travellers to expect crowded services as mourners visit Westminster Hall

Mark Sweney

12, Sep, 2022 @4:51 PM

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London tube faces severe disruption after power cuts
Delays hit morning rush-hour after Victoria line suspended and Piccadilly line partially closed

Guardian staff and agencies

12, Sep, 2022 @8:31 AM

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Ministers accused of ‘provoking’ strikes as tube action disrupts London travel
Sadiq Khan claims transport secretary ‘deliberately’ seeking industrial action to pave way for legislation curtailing union rights

Tom Ambrose and Nadeem Badshah

19, Aug, 2022 @1:08 PM

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