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Local Transport Today
Regular news
Transport for London is to buy the shares of Tube Lines, bringing to an end the troubled story of the London Underground Public Private Partnership... continue
Local Transport Today
Progress of plans
A new section of the London Overground railway was partially opened this week by Mayor of London and chair of Transport for London Boris Johnson. The... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
London Underground must pare down its Tube upgrade programme or else give more money to the Public Private Partnership contractor. This is the... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
London Mayor Boris Johnson has threatened a Judicial Review of the Tube PPP arbiter’s ruling that TfL – rather than PPP consortium Tube... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Transport for London  has admitted it may have misdiagnosed why traffic speeds have fallen in central London since the congestion charging zone... continue
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Contracts awarded
Transport for London has announced that it intends to award the Taylor Woodrow Construction/BAM Nuttall joint venture the contract for upgrading... continue
Local Transport Today
People/people
London Underground PPP consortium Tube Lines has confirmed it is in “contractual negotiations” with Tim O’Toole on his appointment... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Over £400m of improvements to the London Underground are in jeopardy after the Tube PPP Arbiter ruled that Transport for London should fund the... continue
Local Transport Today
Lead Story
A further large Tube Lines claim against Transport for London has been dismissed. The £34m claim was related to changes LU made to the Northern... continue
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Viewpoint
Jenny Jones
The story of London’s transport systems over the last decade has undoubtedly been an overall success; this is particularly true of the roads,... continue
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News
Tube Lines’ £327m claim against London Underground for costs arising from delays to the Jubilee Line and Northern Line upgrades has been... continue
Local Transport Today
Lead Story
London Mayor Boris Johnson has called for Tube Lines to be stripped of lucrative secondment fees as a way of preventing improvements to the London... continue
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News
Engineering consultancy Scott Wilson has won a two-year contract to assist Transport for London with the investigation and design of ballasted track... continue
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Letters to the editor
Nick Phillips, Poole, Dorset
The recent furore over the temporary removal of the River Thames from the Tube map has shown what a much-loved icon the map is – too loved in... continue
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Progress of plans
Work to upgrade the London Overground line between Gospel Oak and Stratford will begin next month following the closure of the line last month. Major... continue
Local Transport Today
Progress of plans
Transport for London has announced the commencement of the final phase of work on the East London Line extension and conversion of the line for... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Crossrail has announced its intention to award the remaining set of contracts for detailed design work. These five awards conclude the competitions... continue
Local Transport Today
Lead Story
Tube Lines has cast doubt over its future as maintenance and upgrade contractor for the London Underground’s Jubilee, Northern and Piccadilly... continue
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Comment
James Dark
The large discrepancies between Tube Lines’ estimates of what it will cost to upgrade the London Underground and those of the PPP arbiter Chris... continue
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Detail
James Dark
The situation at Tube Lines will be exacerbated by the lack of a chief executive following the announcement that Dean Finch has been head hunted to... continue
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