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Local Transport Today
Comment
Across much of Britain it is fair to say that public transport retailing is stuck in the 19th century, with paper tickets and cash payment.... continue
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Progress of plans
Crossrail has released images of the planned station at Whitechapel, in East London. Changes have been made to the plans following criticisms from... continue
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Regular news
Construction of a new rail link in South London could start before the end of the year. The ‘New South London Line’ is the new name for... continue
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Regular news
Transport for London has published details of an £820m package of rail improvements it hopes the Government will fund in Network Rail’s... continue
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Contracts awarded
VINCI BAM Nuttall joint venture has been awarded the contract to upgrade Victoria Underground station. The upgrade work will include building a new... continue
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Regular news
London Councils has drafted new legislation to reform the way the concessionary fares regime operates in the capital. The two reforms will feature in... continue
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Schemes completed
London Overground services between Gospel Oak and Stratford have resumed following a three-month closure to enable upgrade work to be carried out.... continue
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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People/people
London Underground PPP consortium Tube Lines has confirmed it is in “contractual negotiations” with Tim O’Toole on his appointment... continue
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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
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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
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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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