Tag Archives: Transport for London

No Oyster Card Required

It took artist Camilla Barnard and master woodworker Gunter Luck nearly three months to create a replica of a London Underground station completely in wood. Commissioned for Transport for London and the 2015 Designjunction Show, the intricately detailed installation is … Continue reading

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Discover London

Transport for London has released a marvelous series of retro travel posters and ads that hopes to inspire Londoners —and visitors too —to spend time exploring one of the world’s greatest cities. The campaign encourages folks to get out and … Continue reading

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London Looped

The London Outer Orbital Path—or London Loop—is a 150 mile (245km) signed walking path around the outer edges of London, England. The Loop , which opened in 1996, consists of 24 well-marked stages that can be completed in easily digestible … Continue reading

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Travel Better London (with poetry)

Transport For London (TFL) has partnered with London poets to encourage Tube riders to be respectful, courteous and mindful. The overarching goal of the project is to encourage what they call Poetiquette: Patience, Helpfulness, Courtesy and Awareness. Along with celebration … Continue reading

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Are You Having A Laugh

The British Transport Police call it “vandalism” and “a blight on our society”, but some merry pranksters are bringing a chuckle to Tube riders throughout London. Observant commuters and visitors alike have been noting an uptick in cleverly designed and … Continue reading

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Steam Returns to the Underground

I was dead chuffed to hear that on Saturday night Transport for London (TFL) carried out tests designed to demonstrate the feasibility of running a steam locomotive on the London Underground for its 150th anniversary next year. Locomotive Met no. … Continue reading

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