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Local Transport Today
Regular news
London Mayor Boris Johnson has set out his ambition to take over responsibility for managing inner suburban rail services from the Government. Under... continue
Local Transport Today
Sub story to regular feature
The construction of HS2 is likely to drive the demand for major investment  in local transport networks to serve HS2 stations.  Political... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
London Underground is planning a trial of detection equipment that can halt driverless trains if a person or object is obstructing the track.... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The collapse of the latest plans to redevelop Battersea Power Station into a mixed use development will have no impact on plans to build a new Tube... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Chris Bainbridge, London W4
I was amazed to read Tim Pharoah’s diatribe against ‘Boris bikes’ (Letters LTT 18 Nov). The Tube in Central London is running at or... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Hertfordshire County Council and London Underground Ltd are to make a joint application for the Transport and Works Act Order to build the Croxley... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The Northern Line extension to Battersea is in doubt after the developer of the Battersea Power Station site was placed into administration this... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Modelling exercises conducted by Transport for London have suggested that transport capacity will not be as badly affected as businesses initially... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Passenger numbers on London Overground rail services have boomed since Transport for London took over the franchise management, according to figures... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Transport for London has outlined  options for building Crossrail 2 – the Chelsea-Hackney link – as an automatic metro railway, or... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
The London Underground will be almost entirely operated by driverless trains in future, Transport for London said this week. Mike Brown, TfL’s... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
A study into future rolling stock options for the Leeds-Harrogate-York railway has been commissioned by Metro, the City of York Council, North... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Rik Thomas
Internet search engine Google has updated its map of London to provide live public transport information and directions. The service relies on... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Andrew Forster
Billions of pounds of investment in London’s transport system will be necessary to accommodate high-speed rail passengers, London mayor Boris... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Construction of the Chelsea-Hackney line (‘Crossrail 2’) must begin at the same time as work begins on a London – West Midlands... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Andrew Forster
London mayor Boris Johnson is pressing ministers to devolve responsibility for the capital’s inner suburban rail services to Transport for... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
A new Tube line will have to be built to ease pressure at London Euston station once a high-speed rail line is extended north beyond Birmingham,... continue
Local Transport Today
News
London Underground has signed two framework contracts with Cementation Skanska and Clancy Docwra to carry out stabilisation works on 100-year old... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Consultation?has started on plans for a 3km extension of London Underground’s Northern Line from Kennington to Battersea Power Station in South... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Passenger numbers on London Underground services hit a new record in 2010/11, rising by 42 million to exceed 1.1 billion for the first time. The... continue
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