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Local Transport Today
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
Local Transport Today
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
Local Transport Today
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
Local Transport Today
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
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Transport for London has published a new guide to improving the quality of multi-modal transport interchanges. The guidelines cover four themes... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
London politicians are urging ministers to scrap plans to cut the capital’s share of the special grant for the statutory concessionary fares... continue
Local Transport Today
Progress of plans
London mayor Boris Johnson this week opened the latest phase of the King’s Cross redevelopment project – London Underground’s new... continue
Local Transport Today
Viewpoint
Henry Abraham
The scope of the Mayor of London’s consultation draft of his transport strategy, published on 12 October, is extensive, although some of the... continue
Local Transport Today
People/people
Redmond O’Neill, director of transport and public affairs in Ken Livingstone’s administration as mayor of London from 2000-2008, died on... continue
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Letters to the editor
Councillor David Trigg, Cabinet member for traffic, transport and parking London Borough of Richmond London
The Mayor of London’s decision to increase fares for public transport in the capital will hit the pockets of many residents in London,... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
TfL has been accused of wasting money by making disabled access improvements to London Underground stations. Conservative London Assembly member... continue
Local Transport Today
Media monitor
Just three days after publishing his new transport strategy, London mayor Boris Johnson put himself in the media spotlight once again by announcing... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Boris Johnson has announced massive rises in bus and Tube fares and the central London congestion charge as part of his attempts to balance the... continue
Local Transport Today
Progress of plans
Imperial Wharf station, on the West London Line, was opened last week by the Mayor of London, Boris Johnson. The new station is located just north of... continue
Local Transport Today
Comment extra
Local Transport Today
Media monitor
On 10 September Guardian journalist and blogger Dave Hill discussed how London mayor Boris Johnson is going to deal with Transport for London’s... continue
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