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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
Local Transport Today
Regular feature
John W E Helm
Two decades ago the railways were privatised. However, unlike other important milestones in rail history, this event was not marked by a one-off... continue
Local Transport Today
Media monitor
Travelling by public transport is widely perceived as being an unpleasant experience but TV presenter Lauren Laverne took issue with this in The... continue
Local Transport Today
Media monitor
Rik Thomas
ON 21 SEPTEMBER, Peter Hendy, commissioner of Transport for London, used an interview in The Guardian to warn of London’s potential future... continue
Local Transport Today
News
Transport for London has initiated consultation proceedings for a southern extension of the Bakerloo line from Elephant & Castle to Lewisham,... continue
Local Transport Today
People/people
The RMT transport union has confirmed that Mick Cash has won the election for general secretary, taking over from Bob Crow, who died in March.... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Lee Baker
TfL said that a planned extension of London's Bakerloo line south of the river will need to be paid for by new development, as it launched a... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Lee Baker
Sir Peter Hendy, head of Transport for London, has told The Guardian that the capital could see riots again unless more trains and buses are provided... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Transport for London has announced that it is to extend its ‘Click and Collect’ service, where customers buying goods online can arrange... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
TRANSPORT FOR London has launched the first of two public consultations for the proposed London Overground Barkingside extension. TfL wants to extend... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Colin Smith, Deputy leader and executive councillor for environment, London Borough of Bromley, Bromley BR1
Your article on boosting rail access in south east London (‘Tube, DLR, trams or Overground: how to boost south east London rail access?’... continue
Local Transport Today
People/people
Susanne Afra has joined Transport for London as an engagement manager from SKM Colin Buchanan, where she was an associate transport planner. Afra... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Transport for London has launched a procurement for a fleet of new Tube trains for the Jubilee and Northern lines. Up to 18 trains will be provided... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Ferrovial Agorman Laing O’Rourke has been selected by London Underground for a design and build contract for the Northern Line extension from... continue
Local Transport Today
Detail
Transport for London has awarded Cubic Transportation Systems Ltd a contract to provide the capital’s ticketing and fare collection services.... continue
Local Transport Today
Sub story to regular feature
TfL has chosen to leave all of the ticketing and fare collection (or ‘front end’) matters for Oyster and contactless payments to the... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Transport for London will extend contactless debit and credit card ticketing from buses to Tube, London Overground, Docklands Light Railway and trams... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular feature
The Greater London Authority’s new infrastructure plan to 2050 is a perfect illustration of how long-term spatial plans turn incremental annual... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular feature
Rik Thomas
According to Shashi Verma, director of customer experience at TfL, in a few weeks the biggest change to public transport ticketing in London will... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Lee Baker
The London Mayor has set out the investment he thinks is needed in transport infrastructure up to 2050, including a tolled new inner ring road and... continue
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