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Transport in London – Road and river networks

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Road network

Bus

Victoria_Coach_Station_1(Victoria Bus Station)

Victoria coach station serves most domestic and international destinations.

Cabs

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.

Bikes

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.

Cars

London_CC_12_2012_5045

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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