In Pictures: Thousands travel on Elizabeth line on first morning of passenger service

Thousands of people traveled on London’s £ 18.9 billion Elizabeth line railway in the first few hours of operation on Tuesday morning. Hundreds of transport enthusiasts gathered at stations in Paddington, west London, and Abbey Wood, south-east London, to be on the first trains, which departed shortly after 6.30 am. Transport for London (TfL) commissioner … Read more

Heathrow records lowest annual passenger numbers for nearly 50 years

Heathrow has revealed it was the only hub airport in Europe to see a reduction in passenger numbers in 2021, due to the UK’s tougher coronavirus travel rules. Just 19.4 million people traveled through the west London airport last year. That was down 12.3% on the previous 12 months and represents the lowest annual total … Read more