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Local Transport Today
In brief
Transport for London is to lengthen its fleet of Class 378 Overground trains from four to five carriages to cope with growing passenger demand. The... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
A DfT/Transport for London working group has concluded that there are “no barriers” to further devolution of rail services in the London... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Andrew Forster
Crossrail 2, the plan for a new south-west to north-east line under London, is to be promoted as a regional rail scheme rather than a London-focused... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular feature
Rik Thomas
WILL JUDGE is quite adamant that the future of transport ticketing is the contactless bankcard and that the days of the dedicated transport... continue
Local Transport Today
Media monitor
On the 150th anniversary of the London Underground author Andrew Martin used a column in The Guardian on 9 January to describe his long-standing love... continue
Local Transport Today
Media monitor
“Intelligent travel systems such as ‘pay-and-wave’ technology could help solve traffic congestion and reduce council budgets... continue
Local Transport Today
Media monitor
Rik Thomas
MANY TRANSPORT academics may have their doubts about the effectiveness of spending large sums of money upgrading the nation’s transport... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Andrew Forster
London’s population has grown by almost one million people over the last decade, placing huge additional demands on the capital’s... continue
Local Transport Today
People/people
London’s transport commissioner Peter Hendy (pictured) has been knighted for services to transport and the community in the Queen’s New... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
An orbital railway round London has been completed with the opening of the final section of track in South London. The 1.3km link, costing... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
London boroughs will spend £332m next year on concessionary fares reimbursement and administration, a 5% rise on this year’s expenditure.... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The Chancellor has offered financial backing for Transport for London’s Northern Line extension to Battersea. The scheme will benefit from the... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The Chancellor is to cut the resource budgets of the DfT and other Whitehall departments next year in order to increase capital investment including... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Graham Jellett, Light Rail Transit Association, Whitley Bay, Tyne and Wear NE25
I see that any move to introduce driverless trains on London Underground would be dependent on a full analysis to consider concerns over passenger... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Mike Brown, managing director, London Underground and London Rail at Transport for London, has said that any move to introduce driverless tube trains... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Regulated rail fares in England will rise by an average of only RPI+1% in each of the next two years instead of the RPI+3% previously proposed, the... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Businesses in London’s West End are calling for the number of buses serving Oxford Street to be dramatically reduced when Crossrail opens, with... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
London mayor Boris Johnson is restoring the right of Londoners over 60 to free travel on public transport in the capital from 1 November.... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
The London boroughs of Lewisham and Southwark are stepping up their campaign to extend the Bakerloo line from its current Elephant and Castle... continue
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
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