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Local Transport Today
Phil Goodwin
Phil Goodwin
Though occasioned by the Tube strike, these are not comments on the strike as such, the strength of the case or the merits of the strategy adopted by... continue
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Regular news
Developer Contributions could fund almost all   the infrastructure needed to secure a major redevelopment in South London – including... continue
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Regular news
Low cost travel behaviour change programmes are to be cut back in London following the reduction in general transport grant received from Government.... continue
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Sub story to regular feature
Crossrail and London Underground’s investment programme both survived the spending cuts but boroughs are bracing themselves for swingeing cuts... continue
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Philip Hammond will be a happy man this week. The transport secretary may have been the last to reach a settlement with the Treasury in the... continue
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Lead Story
Transport Sectretary Philip Hammond this week claimed to have secured the best capital settlement of any department in the Comprehensive Spending... continue
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People/people
Ian Brown, Transport for London’s managing director of London Rail, is retiring. Brown will step down from his post next month but continue in... continue
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Contracts awarded
A Costain Laing O’Rourke joint venture is due to sign a contract with TfL this week to redevelop Bond Street Tube station. When completed in... continue
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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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