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How to get Wi-Fi on the London Tube for free

How to get Wi-Fi on the London Tube for free

By 3 November 2014

Having launched to help visitors to the 2012 London Olympics stay connected on their travels, Virgin Media's Tube Wi-Fi network has become a standard service for commuters and passengers alike over the intervening years. And thanks to deals with the networks,... >>

New driverless Tube trains announced by Transport for London, due from 2020

New driverless Tube trains announced by Transport for London, due from 2020

By 9 October 2014

Transport for London has announced its driverless Tube service, and released mocked-up images. The trains, that run automatically, are due to begin coming into service around mid-2020. Tfl has announced that there will be 250 new Tube trains for the Bakerloo,... >>

Over 375,000 passengers use contactless payments on London Tube in a week

Over 375,000 passengers use contactless payments on London Tube in a week

By 25 September 2014

Transport for London has revealed that over one million passengers have paid for travel in the capital using their smartphones or contactless payment cards since London Underground started to accept the method. Of those, 375,000 have paid for Tube journeys... >>

Can’t pay by NFC on London Underground today, how about wearing a Barclaycard bPay wristband?

Can’t pay by NFC on London Underground today, how about wearing a Barclaycard bPay wristband?

By 16 September 2014

London's underground train network now accepts contactless payments as well as Oyster Cards on its entry gates and Barclaycard has ensured that its payment wristband is compatible. Transport for London has today started to accept payments on cards and... >>

Ditch your Oyster, London Tubes to accept contactless payments from September

Ditch your Oyster, London Tubes to accept contactless payments from September

By 25 July 2014

Transport for London has announced that London's Tube network will accept contactless payments from 16 September. London's Overground, DLR and Tram networks will also support the payment system. Buses do already. That effectively means that you can ditch... >>

Virgin Media adds free Wi-Fi to 10 further London Underground stations, 10 more to come soon

Virgin Media adds free Wi-Fi to 10 further London Underground stations, 10 more to come soon

By 20 February 2014

Commuters on London's Underground Tube network can now use Virgin Media's Wi-Fi in 10 more stations, bringing the total of locations covered to 131. Another 10 will be added this spring. It is the first big expansion for the network in a year and is a... >>

Amazon in talks with London Underground to put pick-up lockers in stations

Amazon in talks with London Underground to put pick-up lockers in stations

By 22 November 2013

Amazon is reportedly talking to the Transport for London about converting some ticket offices in Tube stations into pick-up lockers for commuters. In 2015, some parts of the London Underground will switch to a 24-hour service, and to pay for that extended... >>

O2 customers to get free Wi-Fi on London Underground too, signs deal with Virgin Media

O2 customers to get free Wi-Fi on London Underground too, signs deal with Virgin Media

By 8 April 2013

O2 is to join Vodafone and EE in offering free Wi-Fi on the London Tube network. It has signed a deal with Virgin Media that will allow its customers access to the underground Wi-Fi service at no cost from June. With Virgin Media adding a further 12 stations... >>

Register with your provider to get free Underground Wi-Fi from 2013, says Virgin Media

Register with your provider to get free Underground Wi-Fi from 2013, says Virgin Media

By 10 December 2012

Virgin Media has started contacting customers who have used Wi-Fi on the London Underground asking them to sign up or face having to pay when the service stops being free in January. "Free WiFi has been a huge success on the London Underground. In fact,... >>

Free Wi-Fi on London Underground for the remainder of 2012, thanks to Virgin Media

Free Wi-Fi on London Underground for the remainder of 2012, thanks to Virgin Media

By 17 October 2012

Hooray! Wi-Fi on London Underground stations is to remain free for all for the duration of 2012, Virgin Media has announced. Already available in 72 Underground stations, enabling commuters to email, tweet and browse the web from the ticket halls down... >>