London has a variety of transport options which are generally easy to
use, including the famous London taxis, double decker buses and the
tube. Most of the transport options are operated by
Transport who have more information on times and fares.
At first glance the London underground (or tube) may look confusing,
however within a few hours you will be an expert. The present day underground map is basically the same map that
designed by Harry Beck and first used by the public in 1933 with individual lines
and interchanges easily identified. A word
of warning though, they stop running about midnight and start again about
Buses are frequent on most routes and riding the famous London red
double deckers to and from work is one of the novelties of living in
London (if you can get on in peak hour).
The Docklands Light Railway (DLR) is a fast electric driverless train
system in the Eastern suburbs of London. The river is also a public
transport option and you have great views of famous London icons such
as Tower Bridge and Big Ben.
Oxford, Stonehenge, the Lakes District, York, Edinburgh and Wales are
just a few of the many places in the UK that are worth seeing and
with Sonographers Medical you will
have the opportunity to work there too. For information on
places to stay around the UK, check out the hostels at
TNT magazine or
YHA in the UK
British Rail has an extensive network which is a simple option
to get around the UK. You can plan your journey by logging onto
National Rail website or phoning 08457 484 950 where you'll find
travel times and pricing information.
The National Express Coach Service is a less expensive alternative to
Other options include a multitude of discount flights and car hire.