Full Description

TfL was created in 2000 and is the integrated body responsible for the Capital’s transport system. TfLs main role is to implement the Mayor’s Transport Strategy for London and manage transport services across the Capital for which the Mayor has responsibility.


These services include:


London’s buses

London Underground

Docklands Light Railway (DLR)

London Overground


London River Services

Victoria Coach Station


TfL also has a number of other responsibilities. These include:


Managing the Congestion Charge

Maintaining 580km of main roads and all of London’s traffic lights

Regulating the city’s taxis and private hire trade

Making London’s transport more accessible through coordinating schemes for people with impaired mobility and running Dial-a-Ride alongside the London boroughs Taxicard scheme

Promoting a range of walking and cycling initiatives.



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