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  • National Rail

    National Rail services all or mainland Britain. Its tracks run from London to Glasgow to Cardiff. There are about 20 privately owned rail companies running on the tracks. Whilst some cities use National Rail as a metro rail service many others do not. The …

  • London Underground

    The London Underground also known locally as the "Tube" services metropolitan London. It is one of five rail services in London. Despite the name 55% of the lines are above ground. The London Underground currently has over 270 stations. Some important …

  • London Overground

    The London Overground is one of the five rail services of London. It is one of the newer services only in operation for the last five years. It is owned by [[National Rail | National Rail]] and only operates within London. It is the only service on the [[ …

  • Tramlink

    Tramlink is one of five rail services used in London. It mainly operates in the Croydon area as there was no rail service nearby at the time of construction in the the year 2000. I operates on street track, dedicated lines, off-street track and alignment …

  • Docklands Light Railway

    The Docklands Light Railway is one of the five rail services of London. It mainly services the area around Docklands. Although it does come close to the City of London. It mainly interchanges with the [[London Underground]] and [[National Rail]]. It has …

  • London River Services

    The Thames has always been a busy waterway. For centuries the only way to cross the Thames was the London Bridge or by boat. During the 20th Century the river saw a decline as other forms of transport were cheaper and easier. In 1999 the city of London …

  • London Buses

    The London Buses are as iconic as Big Ben or the [[Tower of London]]. Everybody knows of the red double decker buses that service metropolitan London. Although they have now added single decked hydrogen fuel cell powered buses they are still the familiar …

  • Black Cabs

    Black Cabs are a type of taxi specifically designed to meet the requirements of taxi services in England. By law only Hackney carriages can pick people up of the street without prior booking. Black Cabs can be found in most English cities. They are almost …

  • British Airways

    British Airways is the flag airline for the United Kingdom. It is one of the few airlines to service every inhabited continent in the world. It is one of the most widely known airlines. British Airways operates out of Waterside near Heathrow Airport.

  • Stagecoach

    Stagecoach is a bus service that runs throughout the Highlands of Scotland. The main services run in Caithness, [[Inverness | Inverness]], Lochaber, Orkney, and Skye.