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Local Transport Today
Secondary stories
A rolling stock engineering firm says it has reached agreement with Transport for London to purchase surplus District Line trains, with the intention... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
David Metz
For the measures supported by the Local Sustainable Transport Fund (LSTF) to have lasting impact, they need to be set in a strategic context. Smarter... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
John W E Helm
The Government is to fund the development of a business case for Crossrail 2, the proposed new rail line across central London, connecting lines in... continue
Local Transport Today
Detail
Contactless card issuer MBNA is to sponsor London’s iconic Tube map for one-year. The deal is part of Transport for London’s plans to... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
The Government has agreed heads of terms with the mayor of London and Barking Riverside Ltd for a £55m loan to support the extension of the... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
The Government is to conduct “a full options appraisal of all potential major transport projects in London”, including an extension of... continue
Local Transport Today
John Dales
John Dales
I start with apologies to anyone anticipating a piece entitled ‘Nothing works without walking’. I promised this last month, but this will... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Transport for London has awarded £28m to outer London boroughs to improve public spaces around 17 stations on the capital’s east-west... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
The DfT has launched a ten-week consultation on protecting land for Crossrail 2, the new railway linking south-west and north-east London and beyond,... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Transport secretary Patrick McLoughlin this week authorised the powers for London Underground’s Northern Line extension from Kennington to... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Weekly passenger numbers on London’s bus and Tube services broke the record in September with an estimated 76.1 million journeys made during... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Transport for London wants Network Rail to shift more freight off the North London Line to improve performance of London Overground... continue
Local Transport Today
Main editorial comment
In the Commons debate on bus policy last week  Labour MPs were quick to dig up the alleged Margaret Thatcher quote that a man who finds himself... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Lee Baker
London Mayor Boris Johnson has unveiled a new fare structure aimed at giving a better deal to part-time workers, making up a fifth of the capital's... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Stuart Porter
Transport for London is consulting until 7 December on plans to extend the Bakerloo Line further south of the Thames. Its website shows that it is... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The London Borough of Barking and Dagenham wants TfL to rename the Hammersmith and City London Underground line and rezone  Barking on the... continue
Local Transport Today
Lead Story
Andrew Forster
Transport for London and Network Rail have identified a preferred route alignment for Crossrail 2, the project to connect the railways of south-west... continue
Local Transport Today
Secondary stories
Funds earmarked for a road improvement in east London could be switched to deliver a rail project in the same area, according to the London Borough... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Andrew Forster
Transport for London’s plan to build a new Thames road crossing at Gallions Reach in east London has been boosted by the London Borough of... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
The Isle of Wight Council and Solent Transport are considering how to enhance the Island Line railway between Ryde Pier and Shanklin, which is part... continue
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