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Transport in London – Road and river networks

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Road network


Victoria_Coach_Station_1(Victoria Bus Station)

Victoria coach station serves most domestic and international destinations.


London_Black_Cab_-_April_2007(London taxi)

The famous London taxis operate throughout the city day and night. To take a taxi, just simply to be hailed on the street.


BarclaysCycleHire(Station of free bicycles at Barclays Cycle Hire)

Barclays Cycle Hire is a system of free bike service. About 315 stations are available to users. Adding new stations are planned by the city hall.



For access to central London, travelers must pay an entry fee called Congestion Charge. Some vehicles such as buses, minibuses (beyond a certain size), taxis, ambulances, fire trucks, police cars, motorcycles, alternative fuel vehicles and bicycles are exempt from toll (technically, some exemptions are delivered 100% and still require registration). Residents of the area are entitled to a 90% discount if they pay in cash a package of one week or more.

River network

Regent’s Canal

Canal_Regent_Londres(Regent’s Canal)

Landing stages allow to reach several important places along the Thames.

Translated and adapted from Wikipedia.

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