Category: Public Transport

  • National Rail finally ‘devegetates’ along track

    After several complaints from property owners living along the route, Network Rail has finally agreed to remove vegetation along the Acton-Hanwell stretch. This will help residents along the north side of the The Mall, Hamilton Road and Inglis Road; as well as the south side of Waldegrave Road and Ealing Village. The works are scheduled…

  • TfL to reroute 112 bus despite opposition

      Following on from a wide and varied consultation last summer, TfL has decided to go ahead with rerouting bus route 112 via Madeley Road rather than via Uxbridge Road, despite the majority of respondents opposing the idea.    Here is the response from TfL: Dear Sir or Madam   Thank you for your interest and response…

  • Strikes planned on Piccadilly Line

    Councillors have been informed of planned industrial action on the Piccadilly line from the early afternoon of Wednesday 26 September until the Saturday morning Saturday 29 September. Talks to resolve the strike actions are planned, but if the strike goes ahead then there will be little to no service on the Piccadilly line throughout this…

  • Ealing Council’s Highways don’t consult with ward councillors and get it wrong

    Over the weekend, Cllr Joanna Dabrowska found out from residents in the neighbouring ward of Turnham Green (Hounslow Council) that Ealing Council is consulting on a new taxi rank in Ealing Common ward. Ealing Council haven’t had the courtesy of contacting ward councillors what is being proposed (sounds like the proposal to pedestrianise Longfield Ave where…

  • Bond Street to close on the last two August Sundays

      On 20th and 27th August Bond Street will closed to all vehicles. MakeItEaling are holding two days of events. The road will be used as a space for live music, markets, activities, fairs and beaches. Further information is available on the website: www.makeitealing.co.uk Due to the road closure, the 65 Bus is being re-routed and…

  • NEW TfL Bus Route Consultation – how will the changes affect you?

    ‘Til the 17th September 2017, TfL is consulting West London residents on proposed changes on bus routes in and around the Borough of Ealing as a result of the nearly completed Elizabeth Lane (aka Crossrail). There are many, many changes and too many to list here, so this blog post will only mention routes which…

  • The Mall – Parking Restriction Proposal

    It has come to our attention that the Council is proposing changes to the parking restrictions to the south side of The Mall between The Common and Florence Road (see map attachment). Existing Restrictions: No Waiting Mon-Fri – 7am-7pm Sat-Sun – 10am-6pm No Loading Mon-Fri – 8am-9:30am and 4:30pm-6:30pm Proposed Restrictions: Both of the above…

  • Proposal to change 112 Bus route

    Transport for London (TfL) is proposing to change route 112 between the A406 Hanger Lane and Ealing Broadway Station (Haven Green) to reduce journey times and improve reliability. The changes would mean that the 112 runs via Madeley Road, which is not currently served by a bus route.  To enable this, they are also proposing…

  • DEACTIVATION of unused TAXICARDS

    Have you got a TaxiCard in your drawer? London Councils has stopped membership of 9,108 TaxiCard members who have not used their cards for over 2 years. The scheme provides subsidised transport in taxis and private hire vehicles for people who have serious mobility impairments and difficulty using public transport. It is paid for by TfL…

  • #NightTube starts tomorrow

    The long awaited Night Tube (since it was announced mid-2014 by former Mayor of London, Boris Johnson) is starting tomorrow, Friday, 19th August. The service will provide a 24-hour service on Fridays and Saturdays launching on the Central and Victoria lines. Piccadilly, Jubilee and Northern lines will follow in the autumn. (Please click on the…