London’s Trial Of Rental E-Scooters Is Now Running To November

Those of you taking advantage of the sunny days to see more of London with the help of an e-scooter can breathe a sigh of relief that the convenient short-trip rental devices won’t be disappearing too soon. TfL and London councils initially collaborated on a year-long of rental e-scooters across London which has now been … Read more

London’s weekly railway news

A weekly round-up of London’s rail transport news… The image above is from May 2018: The year a DLR train visited Manchester London Underground As they had threatened to do, the RMT union has expanded its ongoing Night Tube strikes to include the Jubilee line. ianVisits TfL seeks bidders for Elephant & Castle station upgrade … Read more

The Tower of London’s Triennial Battle with All Hallows Church

Later this month will see the Triennial Battle outside the Tower of London between the Beefeaters and the parish of the neighboring church of All Hallows. On the evening of Thursday 26th May, the Beefeaters will parade around the outside of the Tower of London and clergy from the tower carrying sticks will beat the … Read more

How London’s Premier League Football Teams Got Their Badges

Ever wondered why London’s Premier League football teams wear the badges they do? We know the score. Arsenal Arsenal’s badge has always featured a cannon of some sort. Arsenal’s club badge famously features a cannon. Why? The team started out in 1886 as Dial Square FC, a group of munitions workers at Woolwich’s Royal Arsenal … Read more

London’s weekly railway news

A weekly round-up of London’s rail transport news… The image above is from May 2015: First Elizabeth line station opens to the public London Underground ‘Cock’: Title of West End play censored by London Underground, producer ‘Absolutely Astounded’ by rules Variety London Underground to resume normal Met line services next week ianVisits Elizabeth line / … Read more