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Yesterday, 08:20

The Tube strikes planned for September 8 and September 10 have been called off by the Rail, Maritime and Transport union (RMT).

Yesterday, 07:43
Waterloo passengers face severe delays this morning (Picture: Getty)

Waterloo commuters will have to deal with ‘major delays’ until 4pm today after a signalling problem between Wimbledon and Earlsfield.

Tue, 11:45
(Picture: London24/ Getty)

There’s just one month left to vote for your favourite London transport ‘Design Icons’. The ubiquitous black cab, original Tube map and iconic Roundel are currently leading the race among the 100-strong shortlist which also includes Covent Garden station’s exterior, Cycle Hire bikes, and Wapping Tunnel.

Tue, 10:23
Flowers and tributes left at Bank junction where a cyclist suffered a  fatal collision with a HGV earlier this year (Photo: Rob Stothard/Getty Images)

Mayor of London Boris Johnson has today announced a whole raft of new safety measures designed to protect cyclists and pedestrians from heavy goods vehicles (HGVs) and said the Safer Lorry Scheme could go even further, and stop them from taking dangerous left turns.

Tue, 09:12
Trains to and from Waterloo could be delayed by up to half an hour (Picture: Carl Court/Getty)

South West trains may be delayed, cancelled or disrupted after a person was hit by a train between Twickenham and Feltham this morning.

Tue, 07:40
All lines from London Bridge via Greenwich are blocked (Photo by Scott Barbour/Getty Images)

Southeastern trains to and from London Bridge via Greenwich are at a standstill due to signalling problems this morning.

Friday, August 28, 2015
On second thoughts, just stay at home

We know you’re eager to make the most of the long weekend, so check out our guide to avoid spending it stuck in traffic or at the train station as you try to get around London.

Friday, August 28, 2015
There was an earlier fire alert at Bank

Bank and Monument stations have reopened after flooding caused them to close.

Thursday, August 27, 2015
The delays and cancellations are affecting services into Liverpool Street

There are delays and cancelled trains on the Overground between Enfield Town, Cheshunt, Chingford and Liverpool Street this morning due to signalling problems.

Wednesday, August 26, 2015
Would you like to see women-only train carriages? Would it be safer? (Photo by Daniel Berehulak/Getty Images)

Labour leadership hopeful Jeremy Corbyn has said he’d consult women to see if they want female-only carriages on trains. British Transport Police’s latest figures suggest a sexual offences have risen to all-time high and London24 frequently runs appeals to help catch culprits who harass and attack women on our travel network. What do you think?

Wednesday, August 26, 2015
The hunt is on to find this man following the theft

Smiling and talking to passersby this man caught on CCTV appears to be collecting his bicycle following a workout at a gym in Willesden.

Wednesday, August 26, 2015
Police released images of the man

The man involved in an incident in which a cyclist was pushed into traffic in Whitechapel has attended a police station.

Tuesday, August 25, 2015
How should the next generation of Boris bikes look? (Photo by Steve Bardens/ Getty Images for Santander)

Santander Boris bikes as we know them could be a thing of the past after TfL issued a tender for their redesign.

Tuesday, August 25, 2015
The TfL offices were evacuated

The Transport for London communications offices have been evacuated.

Tuesday, August 25, 2015
There are problems across the London transport network this morning

London passengers are facing misery this morning after the entire Jubilee Line was suspended, causing severe overcrowding on the Overground and other Tube lines. Bank station was also closed.

Monday, August 24, 2015
Two full days of Tube strikes were planned for this week (Photo by Matthew Lloyd/Getty Images)

The Tube strikes due to take place this week have been called off by all three unions but more action has been announced for September 8 and 10. Unite and RMT unions, with the TSSA expected to follow suit imminently.

Monday, August 24, 2015
Holloway Road Tube station is currently closed (Photo: David Cane)

Holloway Road Tube station has reopened after a power failure earlier today.

Monday, August 24, 2015
Tube strikes already paralysed the capital on July 9 and August 8 (Picture: Getty)

Tube union officials are meeting with London Underground managers today to try to reach an agreement about working conditions on the new ‘night Tube’.

Friday, August 21, 2015
Two more Tube strikes will take place next Tuesday and Thursday

Londoners are facing yet more travel misery as the Rail, Maritime and Transport workers union (RMT) announced two more 24-hour strikes next week.

Wednesday, August 19, 2015
Trains between St Pancras and Bedford are severely delayed after an incident (Picture: PA Images)

East Midlands Trains between London St Pancras International and Bedford are delayed by up to an hour due to a fatality at Leagrave station.

Tuesday, August 18, 2015

Bank and Monument stations were briefly closed due to a fire alert this morning.

Tuesday, August 18, 2015
A new report shows that rail fares have risen nearly three times faster than wages over the past five years (Picture: PA Images)

Rail fares have rocketed in price, rising ‘nearly three times faster than wages over the past five years’ and leaving commuters ‘seriously out of pocket’.

Friday, August 14, 2015
The accident happened on the eastbound A406 near Wembley Ikea (Photo: Google StreetView)

A pedestrian was airlifted to hospital today after he was hit by a lorry on the eastbound A406 near the Brent Park Ikea.

Wednesday, August 12, 2015
(Picture:: PA)

The September 12 start for London’s round-the-clock Underground service at weekends looks set be delayed, according to sources.

Monday, August 10, 2015
An HGV struck the rail bridge that crosses Clapham High Street (Photo: Google StreetView)

The accident means that trains running between Victoria and Bromley South will be delayed by up to 15 minutes.

Friday, August 7, 2015
Nice weather for a dip in the dock!

The world’s largest triathlon is hitting London this weekend, with 13,000 participants and over twice as many spectators. It involves a cycling race, a running race, and a swim in the Royal Victoria Dock - but what’s the best way to get there to watch the action?

Thursday, August 6, 2015
The travel was as hectic as any Tube strike, but people's moods seem to be shifting (Photo: Anthony Devlin/PA Wire)

This morning, loads of workers found themselves sailing to work in empty Tube carriages. Was the journey home as smooth? We took to Twitter to find out.

Thursday, August 6, 2015
A cycle safety protest at Bank junction earlier this year (Picture: London Cycling Campaign)

A woman has been rushed to hospital after she was knocked off her bike as she cycled through the notorious Bank junction this morning.

Thursday, August 6, 2015
These Londoners laughed in the face of the Tube strike

You might have struggled to get into work this morning but many of your fellow commuters reported dream journeys on the London transport network. These Londoners simply laughed in the face of the industrial action, thanking Tube workers in helping them get seats on the Overground, buses and even the maligned Emirates Air Line cable car.

Thursday, August 6, 2015
A signalling problem is affecting Southeastern trains

The chaos of the Tube strike is being compounded by signalling problems on Southeastern and South West Trains across London this morning.

Thursday, August 6, 2015
The study, commissioned by the Post Office, shows Newham residents have some of the longest commutes in London. Photo: John Stillwell/PA Wire

Commuters and tourists in London face a day of travel chaos because of a strike which has closed the underground.

Thursday, August 6, 2015
Furious residents outside the new bus stop (Pic credit: Adam Thomas)

Transport for London have been accused of being “bought off” after it was revealed a resident paid £11,000 to have a busy bus stop moved from outside their Maida Vale home.

Wednesday, August 5, 2015
The passenger of the other car got involved in the fracas (Picture: Seb Bench)

Uber user Seb Bench captured the surreal moment three men - his Uber driver, another driver and his passenger - began thumping each other at the side of a busy road in Angel, Islington this morning.

Wednesday, August 5, 2015
Aldgate High Street is closed after a collision

A person has been rushed to hospital with serious head and leg injuries and Aldgate High Street is closed after a crash involving a motorbike and a pedestrian outside the Tube station.

Wednesday, August 5, 2015
As the car of the silver car opens, the cyclist begins to swerve

This footage shows the moment a cyclist is nearly crushed by a taxi after swerving to avoid a car door opening.

London Bloggers

Tuesday, August 18, 2015
The Cuban

The Cuban is set up like an old relative’s house in a tropical country – doors thrown open in welcome.

Monday, April 13, 2015
Vintage fashion shopping is a joy in London (Photo by Graham French/BIPs/Getty Images)

In with the old, out with the new. This is the mantra of the best London vintage shoppers today, whose aesthetic of effortless chic is becoming more sought after.