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Local Transport Today
People/people
Boris Johnson has appointed new members to the Transport for London board: Sir John Armitt, chairman of the Olympic Delivery Authority; Richard... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Hopes of a funding agreement to deliver the Northern Line extension to Battersea in South London were boosted last week as a Malaysian consortium... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The Home Office has launched a search for new and emerging technologies to rapidly screen large numbers of passengers on the rail and London... continue
Local Transport Today
Phil Goodwin
Phil Goodwin
Transport for London is basking in praise as well-deserved as that for the athletes, and everybody is naturally wanting to claim some of the... continue
Local Transport Today
Secondary stories
Passenger numbers on the London Underground and Docklands Light Railway broke records during the Olympic Games, Transport for London said this week.... continue
Local Transport Today
Media monitor
Rik Thomas
In the run up to the start of the Olympic Games the media frequently, and often gleefully, predicted transport chaos once the Games actually got up... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The new owners of the Battersea Power Station in London have announced their development plans for the site, to include the planned extension of the... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Transport for London is investigating the viability of retractable platforms that would provide wheelchair users with easier access to the Tube as... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
The number of passengers arriving in central London by rail during the morning peak (07.00-09.59) rose 2.2% last year to 532,000, according to the... continue
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Regular news
DELIVERING?RAIL infrastructure for the benefit of devolved services could become more difficult under proposed DfT reforms, Transport for London is... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Londoners who reach the age of 60 will be eligible for free travel on public transport via a new 60+ Concessionary Travel Scheme being launched by... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
London Mayor Boris Johnson has formally submitted proposals to the Government to gain control over sections of inner London suburban rail operations.... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
TfL is drawing up plans to return the age of eligibility for a Freedom Pass to 60, honouring Boris Johnson’s mayoral election pledge. The... continue
Local Transport Today
Feature
Simon Babes and Paul Oesten-Creasey
3D visualisation – as its name suggests – is a type of computer animation used for developing masterplan and concept designs, community... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Record passenger numbers helped ensure that Transport for London’s operating income exceeded forecasts by £110m in 2011/12. Tube... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Transport for London is pressing the DfT to split up two rail franchises in the South East and pass the management of the inner suburban services to... continue
Local Transport Today
Secondary stories
The Government is making a significant change to the way Transport for London is funded, in a move that aims to encourage the mayor and TfL to... continue
Local Transport Today
Analysis
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Transport for London has announced the first Underground stations that will be able to offer wi-fi wireless internet services to passengers. Oxford... continue
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Regular news
Construction of a second multi-billion pound Crossrail route across London will be vital to the capital’s economic success, business lobby... continue
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