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Watchdog welcomes extension of hopper fare and TfL fares freeze but expresses disappointment that Travelcard prices will rise again in 2018

16 November 2017 | Public

Published on 16 November 2017
London’s passenger watchdog has welcomed the confirmation from the Mayor of London today that the one hour hopper fare on buses and trams in London will allow unlimited changes early next ...
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More should be done to enable linked cycle and rail trips in outer London says watchdog

27 October 2017 | Public

Published on 27 October 2017
London TravelWatch has today published its response to the Mayor’s Draft Transport Strategy along with a call to do much more to enable more linked cycling and rail trips. 'London ...
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Operators must start to meet the needs of Annual Season Ticket holders in and around London says passenger watchdog

25 October 2017 | Public

Published on 25 October 2017
Every year over 1 million commuters living in and around London pay more than £2billion on season tickets to travel to and from their place of work. Yet research published today by London ...
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Real terms freeze in fares will be little comfort to passengers facing inconsistent fares and falling service performance

15 August 2017 | Public

Published on 15 August 2017
Long-suffering passengers in and around London are set to face another rail fares rise next year after today’s announcement that National Rail fares will rise by 3.6% in line with inflation. ...
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Urgent action needed to make buses in London quicker and more reliable

24 July 2017 | Public

Published on 24 July 2017
London’s independent passenger watchdog has written to the Mayor of London asking for urgent action to make buses in London quicker and more reliable. The performance of London’s bus ...
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Automatic compensation for GTR smartcard users is a welcome step but Oyster/contactless users must not miss out

24 August 2017 | Public

Published on 24 August 2017
London’s independent passenger watchdog has welcomed today’s announcement by Govia Thameslink Railway (GTR) that Southern and Gatwick Express passengers using its key smartcard are now ...
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London TravelWatch Board Meeting 24 October 2017

20 October 2017 | Public

Published on 20 October 2017
The next London TravelWatch Board meeting on 24 October will consider opportunities for the London rail aspects of the Chiltern franchise with Dave Penney, Chief Executive of Chiltern Rail.The ...
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UPDATED: The Tube strike planned for 5 October 2017 has been cancelled

29 September 2017 | Public

Published on 29 September 2017
The Tube strike planned across the network for Thursday 5 October has been cancelled. You can find out more information on Transport for London's website. Follow London TravelWatch on Twitter and ...
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London TravelWatch Policy Meeting 26 September 2017

22 September 2017 | Public

Published on 22 September 2017
The Policy meeting on 26 September will be discussing changes to the National Rail Passenger Survey with Ian Wright from Transport Focus. The Committee will also be looking at National Rail and ...
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Transport Watchdog urges passengers and others to have their say on the Mayor’s Draft Transport Strategy

30 August 2017 | Public

Published on 30 August 2017
The Mayor of London is consulting on a new Transport Strategy for London. London TravelWatch is urging passengers and other users of London’s transport networks to have their say before the ...
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