Posts Tagged ‘ tube ’

Northern lights

Dec 9th, 2016 | By

JAT has the low-down on five fabulous after hour activities on offer along the Northern line…

All night long

Aug 19th, 2016 | By

To celebrate the arrival of the night tube, we’re bringing you the best of London’s late night hang outs

The tube rules that really matter

Apr 22nd, 2016 | By

The low-down on London Underground etiquette

Down the tube?

Oct 21st, 2015 | By

The Night Tube dream has morphed into a nightmare, says Kaye Holland

London calling: Kaye Holland

Jul 17th, 2014 | By

Ahead of the two year anniversary of the Olympic Games, London based journalist and co-founder of Talk of the Town, Kaye Holland, opens her little black book to reveal the best places to eat, shop and play in London Town

London calling: John Bosco

Jul 1st, 2014 | By

John Bosco, a tour guide at Talk of the Town London reveals the London addresses to hit

Winter woes

Dec 7th, 2012 | By

It’s safe to say that winter is well and truly here – witness the first signs of snow falling all around the UK on Wednesday

Working from home: heaven or hell?

Jun 1st, 2012 | By

Civil servants will be allowed to work from home for seven weeks this summer in order to ease pressure on the public transport system during the London 2012 Olympics

Congratulations Boris, but now it’s time to tackle the Tube delays

May 21st, 2012 | By

So Boris is back. The blonde buffoon has been appointed Mayor of London for another term and as someone who positively galloped to the polling booth to vote for him – despite not being a Conservative – I am pretty pleased

Boris needs to mind the gap

Feb 14th, 2012 | By

As regular readers of CD-Traveller will know, I returned to the UK last summer after a stint overseas.While out living in the far east, the metro was one of my Beijing bete noirs and I thought (owing to the crowded carriages) for good reason. But after the tube chaos that has ensued in London over the last week or so, Beijing’s subway system is one I would kill for.

Tube unions are holding us to ransom

Feb 1st, 2012 | By

The transport unions are at it again. It’s a new year, but the same story: despite being generously paid as it is, they want yet more money.

Tube staff have been offered a bonus of £500 – or an extra £20 per shift – to work during the Olympics but have rejected it as wholly inadequate.

The tube is for training?

Dec 14th, 2011 | By

As anyone who has ever visited London knows, the perils of travelling by tube are only too familiar…. severe delays, the noisy neighbour who plays their iPod so loud that the whole carriage can hear it. Then there is the drunken reveller who positively oozes booze and the guy who chooses to eat his takeaway on the seat next to you.