News Archive

A change in attitude towards the private car is needed to increase cycling says watchdog

22 December 2017 | Public

Published on 22 December 2017
A London TravelWatch report has concluded that measures to restrain car travel will be needed if the number of people cycling in London is to match the levels of many European cities. Cycling in ...
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Watchdog urges passengers: check and check again!

21 December 2017 | Public

Published on 21 December 2017
Over the Christmas and New Year period, substantial amounts of engineering will be undertaken on the railways and the Underground in and around London. London TravelWatch is urging passengers to ...
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London TravelWatch Christmas Office closure

18 December 2017 | Public

Published on 18 December 2017
Please note that the London TravelWatch offices will close for the Christmas and new year period on Friday 22 December 2017 and will reopen on Tuesday 2 January 2018.  Our website, ...
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Passenger watchdog slams lack of ambition to improve bus speeds

07 December 2017 | Public

Published on 07 December 2017
London’s transport watchdog today criticized as ‘unacceptable’ plans to keep bus speeds lower than they were five years ago.London TravelWatch demanded a far more ambitious ...
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Watchdog urges action following report on fatal tram accident

07 December 2017 | Public

Published on 07 December 2017
London TravelWatch was deeply shocked and saddened that seven people were killed and 51 seriously injured when a tram derailed at Sandilands Junction in Croydon last November. As the official ...
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Passenger watchdog urges National Rail passengers to renew their season tickets now to beat the January fare rise

05 December 2017 | Public

Published on 05 December 2017
London TravelWatch has expressed disappointment at the 3.6% increase in National Rail fares which takes effect on 2 January. The watchdog urges passengers to renew their season tickets before then ...
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London TravelWatch Board Meeting 28 November 2017

23 November 2017 | Public

Published on 23 November 2017
The next London TravelWatch Board meeting on 28 November will discuss TfL's proposals for partial pedestrianisation of Oxford Street, with contributions from TfL's Sam Monck and Bob Blitz.The ...
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London transport watchdog welcomes fares boost for young passengers

22 November 2017 | Public

Published on 22 November 2017
London’s passenger watchdog has welcomed today’s Budget announcement increasing the age young people can qualify for a Young Person’s Railcard from 25 to 30. Chair of London ...
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Christmas travel advice

22 November 2017 | Public

Published on 22 November 2017
There are a number of big engineering projects occurring over the Christmas period. London TravelWatch has put together some advice for people travelling over Christmas and New Year. ...
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Watchdog welcomes extension of hopper fare & TfL fares freeze but disappointmented 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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