A weekly guide on where to go and what to do in the capital city.
Runtime: 30 minutes
London Go - Transport in London - Netflix
London has an extensive and developed transport network which includes both private and public services. Journeys made by public transport systems account for 37% of London's journeys while private services accounted for 36% of journeys. London's public transport network serves as the central hub for the United Kingdom in rail, air and road transport. Public transport services are dominated by the executive agency for transport in London: Transport for London (TfL). TfL controls the majority of public transport, including the Underground, Buses, Tramlink, the Docklands Light Railway, London River Services and the London Overground. Other rail services are either franchised to train operating companies by the national Department for Transport (DfT). TfL also controls most major roads in London, but not minor roads. In addition, there are several independent airports operating in London, including Heathrow, the busiest airport in the United Kingdom.
London Go - Tramlink - Netflix
The Tramlink is a tram and light rail system in South London. It operates in the Boroughs of Croydon and Merton and has 39 stations. The system has four services: Elmers End - Croydon, Beckenham Junction - Croydon, Wimbledon - New Addington and Elmers End - Wimbledon. In 2011, it carried over 28 million passengers, up from 18 million in 2001. The system runs on its own right of way, mixed use rails and with street traffic. The network has connections with the London Underground, the London Overground and the National Rail system. There are several extensions planned for the system, such as expanding its coverage and further integrating it into the Underground system.
London Go - References - Netflix