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History of Public and Private Transportation Service in London

London is a well known city in England, UK. It has a well developed transportation network which is divided into two categories namely Private and Public. Most of the public transportation system is in the form of Underground tubes, Buses, Tramlink, Docklands light railway, London river services and London Overground. Only black taxis and private hire airport taxis in London city are considered to be private transportation.
The Transport for London department works under the Mayor of London. It is an accumulation of sub departments that controls various means of transports such as the trains, tubes, buses, river ferries, cable cars etc. Private hires are managed and sub contracted to Public Carriage office which is governed and overlooked by Transport for London.
Every year there has been a drastic increase in the number of people visiting the city of London for various reasons such as tour, business, etc. Commuting in and around the capital city, may not be difficult as the different transportation service plays an important role for travellers to go around various parts of the country. Choosing the mode of transportation based on the location and passenger’s requirement could a bit challenging.
When you opt for London airport pickups, there are certain things that have to be checked before booking with them. Journeys have to be pre-booked in advance through online or phone which is available 24 /7. Taxi firm’s offers service to and from all airports, seaports, hotels, restaurants, stations and other part of London. You may also book taxis and minicabs to travel between London airports, such as Gatwick to Heathrow taxi transfers.
Learn more about important statistics and history of each transportation mode of both public and private below:

History of Public and Private Transportation Service in London
History of Public and Private Transportation Service in London