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London Transport is one of the world's best known transport organisations and is the parent organisation for London's bus and tube services.
London Underground Limited (LUL) is a major business with 2.5 million passenger journeys a day, nearly 500 trains, serving over 260 stations, around 16 000 staff and vast engineering assets.
London Transport Buses was set up in April 1994 to co-ordinate all London Transport's bus-related activities. Its responsibilities include managing the competitive bus route tendering process, management of infrastructure (bus stops, shelters, stands and stations) and planning London's bus route network.
London River Services is a subsidiary of London Transport (LT). LRS' role is long term development of river passenger transport in London as well as to develop new river piers and boat services, to facilitate links between Central London and the New Millennium Experience site at North Greenwich in the short term, and to provide a longer term legacy of boat services and piers
London Travel Information provides detailed advice on using the various transport services in London, including Underground, Bus and River services. You will find information on our wide range of tickets, tube and bus maps to assist you in planning your journey along with useful tips for visitors to London.
Thousands of places. Only 2 bus fares. Travelling by bus will be easier with just two cash bus fares for adult single journeys. For any bus journey you take in outer London the new fare will be 70p. For any bus journey you take into, from, within and across central London (Zone 1), the new fare will be £1.
One Day Valid after 09.30 Mondays to Fridays, any time weekends and public holidays.
Weekend Save 25% off the price of two normal One Day Travelcards.
Family Available to family type groups, adult tickets are 20% cheaper than a One Day Travelcard price, child flat fare of 60p.
Period For use any time day or night. Available for periods between 7 days and a year.
LT Card Use this one day card at any time on buses, tubes and DLR
Group Day Ticket For group travel at discounted rates on the tube and DLR.
Millennium LT Card Millennium, new for the year 2000
Bus Passes Available for bus only travel weekly, monthly or for any longer period up to one year.
16-17 Photocard A saving of 30% for 16-17 year olds
Student Photocard Savings for students over 18, in full time education
Visitor Travelcard Visiting London from abroad? You may find it more convenient to buy Visitor Travelcards before your visit. Available in many countries across the world
Child Rate Photocard To be eligible for a child rate fare, children aged between 5 - 15 years of age should hold a Child Rate Photocard
Key Points to Remember
Inter-availability of tickets
Underground singles, returns, season tickets, One Day LT Card, 'Youth' LT Cards and Group Day tickets can also be used on a number of joint routes and services with (logo) National Railways. Tickets must be valid between the appropriate joint stations or zones. The routes are:
Carnets are not valid on Thameslink or Great Northern services.
Up to two accompanied children under age 5 can travel free on buses and all children under age 5 travel free on the Underground.
Ticket Extension (Underground)
If you travel on the Underground to one extra zone not covered on your Travelcard Season, you need to buy a Single Zone Extension from the larger self-service ticket machines before you travel. Ticket Extensions covering Zone 1 cost £1.40 but are only available from the machines in Zones 1 & 2. In Zones 3 to 6 please buy your ticket from the ticket office. Ticket Extension covering Zones 2,3,4,5 or 6 cost 90p and are also available from the ticket machines. For two or more zones, please buy your Ticket Extension from the ticket office. A Ticket Extension is valid for up to two hours and is available for one single journey only in the extra zone or zones.
Excess Fares (Buses)
If you decide to travel on the bus beyond your original destination or outside the area covered by your Bus Pass, Travelcard or LT Card, all you need to do is ask the driver or conductor for an excess fare to cover the additional cost. Please pay the excess fare as soon as possible when you board the bus or you will be liable to pay a penalty fare.
Underground stations and Travel Information Centres welcome cheques supported by a cheque guarantee card, as well as company cheques and London Transport Travel Warrants. If you cheque is in excess of your card guarantee limit or you are presenting a company cheque please provide two proofs of your identity and your home address, unless we already hold these details at the outlet.
At Underground stations, please make your cheque payable to 'London Underground Ltd'. At Travel Information Centres, cheques must be made payable to 'London Transport'. When paying at another London Transport outlet, please ask for cheque payment details
Your can also pay by Visa, MasterCard, Switch or Delta.
Care of your Ticket
Whichever ticket you buy, please remember that it is valuable. Torn, dog-eared, creased or folded tickets may not operate the Underground ticket gates. A damaged ticket may not be accepted by a bus or Underground ticket inspector.
Be careful where you keep your Underground ticket - the encoded information on the back can become damaged if it comes into close contact with magnetic objects such as handbag clasps, keys and security passes. If your season ticket is damaged or becomes illegible, call at the ticket office where you bought it - if your ticket was bought from a selected newsagent, call at any ticket office. The ticket will be exchanged free of charge.
Please remember that a Bus or Underground ticket must cover all the zones in which you wish to travel. It is your responsibility to have the correct ticket and anyone who cannot produce, on request, a valid ticket for their complete journey is liable to pay a £5 Penalty Fare on London's buses or a £10 Penalty Fare on London Underground.
Bicycles on the Underground
You can take an unfolded biycle with you free of charge on certain setions of the London Underground (see below). You cannot travel between the hours of 0730 - 0930 & 1600 - 1900 Monday to Friday (except public holidays). Biycles must not be taken on moving escalators, the Victoria Line or the Waterloo & City Line.
Circle, District, East London, Hammersmith & City and Metropolitan Lines - Bicyles permitted on all sections
Bakerloo line - Bicyles may be taken in the direction from Queen's Park to Harrow & Wealdstone in the morning peak and vice versa in the evening peak.
Central line - Bicyles may be taken between White City to West Ruislip/Ealing Broadway. Leyton to Epping. Newbury Park/Woodford to Hainault.
Jubilee line - Bicyles permitted between Finchley Road - Stanmore and between Canning Town - Stratford.
Northern line - Bicyles may be taken between Edgware - Colindale. Hendon Central - Golders Green. East Finchley to High Barnet/Mill Hill East.
Piccadilly line - Barons Court - Hounslow West/Uxbridge. Cockfosters to Oakwood.
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