Public transport


Recent statements in this category are shown below:

  • London Borough of Croydon (18 017 003)

    Statement Not upheld Public transport 28-Jun-2019

    Summary: The Council correctly assessed D's application for a freedom pass (concessionary travel card).

  • Transport for London (18 014 844)

    Statement Upheld Public transport 27-Jun-2019

    Summary: Mr D complains that Transport for London has failed to take action to reduce vibrations in his property caused by underground trains. The Ombudsman has found fault causing injustice. The Authority has agreed to reconsider what action it can take.

  • Transport for London (18 019 331)

    Statement Upheld Public transport 30-Apr-2019

    Summary: The Ombudsman will not investigate this complaint about a refund because the Authority has offered to pay the money to the complainant.

  • Transport for London (18 005 619)

    Statement Upheld Public transport 18-Mar-2019

    Summary: Miss B complains that TfL has not taken adequate action to respond to her complaints about overcrowding and non-stopping

  • Transport for London (18 017 075)

    Statement Upheld Public transport 11-Mar-2019

    Summary: Mr B considers that Transport for London did not respond properly to his complaint about him being refused access to a riverboat service. Transport for London has agreed to provide response to Mr B on the basis recommended by the Ombudsman, so that he can understand whether his complaint was upheld and the reasons for this. The Ombudsman considers this a suitable remedy for the injustice caused to Mr B.

  • London Travelwatch (18 008 373)

    Statement Upheld Public transport 11-Mar-2019

    Summary: Mr B considers that London TravelWatch was wrong to dismiss his complaint about Transport for London's response to his complaint about him being refused access to a riverboat service. The Ombudsman considers that Transport for London did not provide an adequate response to Mr B, and that London TravelWatch was therefore at fault in not asking it to provide an appropriate response. London TravelWatch has agreed to review its approach to complaint-handling in conjunction with Transport for London, which has also agreed to provide an adequate response to Mr B's complaint. This represents a suitable remedy for the injustice caused to Mr B.

  • Surrey County Council (18 001 058)

    Statement Not upheld Public transport 05-Feb-2019

    Summary: Miss C complained that the Council wrongly refused her application for a concessionary bus pass. The Ombudsman found no fault in the way the Council reached its decision.

  • London Borough of Enfield (18 005 425)

    Statement Upheld Public transport 30-Jan-2019

    Summary: The Ombudsman will not investigate Mr B's complaint about its handling of his applications for a Disabled Persons' Freedom Pass for concessionary travel. The Council agreed to reimburse travel costs Mr B should not have had to pay and improve its procedures. We are satisfied with the action the Council has agreed to take, so there is no need for an investigation.

  • Reading Borough Council (18 011 927)

    Statement Not upheld Public transport 23-Jan-2019

    Summary: Mr A and Mrs A complain that the Council should not operate a bus service along their road because it is dangerous. The Ombudsman does not find there is fault by the Council.

  • Transport for London (18 011 667)

    Statement Upheld Public transport 06-Dec-2018

    Summary: The Ombudsman will not investigate Mr X's complaint about a charge for an unpaid fare on a Transport for London (TfL) bus. This is because TfL has now refunded the charge. Consideration of Mr X's complaint by the Ombudsman would be unlikely to achieve anything more for him.