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Light Rail/Tram News Lead Story
By Meera Rambissoon
London mayor Boris Johnson has said that he is a fan of trams but his mind is not yet made up on the fate of the Cross River Tram, which would... continue
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Bus News
Pressure is building on London mayor Boris Johnson to keep bendy buses on the capital’s Red Arrow routes. Johnson was elected mayor of London... continue
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Lead Story
By James Dark
Transport for London is considering upgrading its Oyster smartcard with new types of ticketing technology which it believes will be more convenient... continue
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Bus News
By Andrew Garnett
London travelwatch, the capital’s passenger watchdog, has urged Transport for London to scrap plans to withdraw bendy buses from three of... continue
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People Lead Story
London TravelWatch, the watchdog for transport users in and around London, has appointed Sharon Grant as its new chair. Taking over from interim... continue
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Rail News
Network Rail’s plans to reuse the former Eurostar platform at London Waterloo station are being formulated. Boris Johnson told the London... continue
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Bus News
Labour members of the London Assembly transport committee last week launched a campaign to highlight that bus passengers stand to lose out with the... continue
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Bus News
London's first deputy mayor, Tim Parker refused to rule out fare rises in a bid to boost efficiency and value for money at Transport for London... continue
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In brief
Crime on London’s buses is low and getting lower as a result of “impressive efforts” by Transport for London and its partners,... continue
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People
The London Assembly’s Transport Committee has appointed David Leibling as the interim chair of the capital’s passenger watchdog. He will... continue
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Bus News
By Robert Jack
Brian Cooke has been sacked from his post as chairman of passenger watchdog London TravelWatch over his support for Boris Johnson in the May 1 London... continue
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Case Studies
The paving over of front gardens to provide off-street parking leads to greater run-off, heightening the risk of flooding during heavy rainfall, the... continue
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Regular News
The Metronet infraco contracts are being valued to see how marketable they are. The valuation will need to exceed the £1.6bn secured debt that... continue
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Rail News
Transport for London has gained new powers to set train fares within the GLA boundary, after a year of negotiation with the Department for... continue
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Rail News
Minister asked to look at First Great Western Rail minister Tom Harris has been asked to consider whether First Great Western is in breach of its... continue
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Rail News
Croydon Tramlink court costs sum £900k It has been revealed to the London Assembly that the high court legal costs caused by Transport for... continue
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Lead Story
By Meera Rambissoon
London mayor Ken Livingstone and transport commissioner Peter Hendy signed an deal with a Venezuelan oil company last week which will provide cheap... continue
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Regular News
Incidents of code red calls made by bus drivers in London due to anti-social behaviour has increased from 465 cases in September 2005 to 697 cases in... continue
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Rail News
The London Assembly transport committee has backed the development of the Cross River Tram, promoted by Transport for London. The tram is proposed... continue
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