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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
Local Transport Today
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
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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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Construction of a second multi-billion pound Crossrail route across London will be vital to the capital’s economic success, business lobby... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Chelsea Football Club and its property development partner Almacantar have submitted an offer to buy the disused Battersea Power Station site and... continue
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News
London underground  has announced that four bidding groups have been shortlisted to go through the new Innovative Contractor Engagement (ICE)... continue
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Regular news
Google has added real-time London Underground service alerts to its Maps tool. A person planning a journey using Google Maps will now see live alerts... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Andrew Forster
A tube line extension, a new pedestrian and cycle crossing of the River Thames, and new bus routes are among the transport projects that could open... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
London Underground has advertised a closure notice for Watford Town station on the Metropolitan Line. Closure will only proceed on completion of the... continue
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