Tag: Transport For London

London bus strike Caribbean style

London bus strike Caribbean style

| February 9, 2015 | 0 Comments

Social commentary. Unless you’re living under a rock or are habitually chauffeur driven around London you’ll be aware that the Unite union has announced three 24-hour strikes; the first of these was Thursday 5 February, which caused significant disruption to London bus services. In spite of the biting cold weather, conditions frowned upon by African […]

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Unite strikes on London buses again on Monday

Unite strikes on London buses again on Monday

| September 19, 2014 | 0 Comments

Dear CaribDirect reader, I am writing to let you know that the first of two 24-hour strikes on London United bus services planned for tomorrow by the Unite union has been suspended.The second strike is still scheduled for Monday, 22 September. If the strike goes ahead, it will be from 00:01 until 23:59. Night bus […]

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No Tube strike action on Thursday 8th May

No Tube strike action on Thursday 8th May

| May 5, 2014 | 0 Comments

Travel news. The planned Tube strike action by the RMT union for Thursday 8th May, has now been suspended. TFL services will therefore operate as normal.  

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Hilarious CCTV footage shows escalator slips and trips

Hilarious CCTV footage shows escalator slips and trips

| December 13, 2013 | 0 Comments

Everyone loves people falling over – especially on escalators. Now thanks to a hilarious new collection of commuter slip-ups from Network Rail’s CCTV footage bank, viewers can enjoy (and take valuable life lessons from) the perils of walking up escalators. The YouTube video posted by the train firm reminds passengers to take care while using […]

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TFL: Travel Information for drivers and cyclists

TFL: Travel Information for drivers and cyclists

| October 2, 2013 | 0 Comments

Travel News. Cyclists and drivers in the UK here are a number of safety tips that can help prevent some of the most common causes of accidents involving cyclists in London. The tips relate to road position, traffic lights, junctions, car doors and lorries. For example, cyclists are encouraged to ride away from the gutter […]

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