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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
Local Transport Today
In brief
Transport for London this week took over the management of ten rail stations from Southern Railways. The stations are: New Cross Gate, Brockley,... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
London Underground has asked the PPP arbiter to intervene to set a price for work by the Tube Lines consortium to improve the Jubilee, Northern and... continue
Local Transport Today
People/people
London Underground’s former chief operating officer Mike Brown is to rejoin the organisation next year as its managing director. Brown is... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Campaigners are calling on Transport for London not to drop plans for a new railway station at Surrey Canal Road in Lewisham. The £10m station... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
London Underground this week urged Tube PPP consortium Tube Lines to speed up progress in delivering a key infrastructure enhancement on the... continue
Local Transport Today
Progress of plans
Mayor of London Boris Johnson this week unveiled new trains that are being introduced on London Overground as part of Transport for London’s... continue
Local Transport Today
Progress of plans
Main construction work is due to start this summer on the new western concourse at King’s Cross station following the completed refurbishment... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Meera Rambissoon
From next summer the Metropolitan Line will become the first in the Capital to use air conditioned Tube trains, and London mayor Boris Johnson this... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The DfT and the Metronet consortia have come in for criticism from the National Audit Office in a report into the failed Tube PPPs. Metronet’s... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Meera Rambissoon
Transport for London has welcomed a significant drop in robberies on the Tube and Docklands Light Railway for the third year running. Following... continue
Local Transport Today
Contracts awarded
Network Rail has awarded contracts totalling £130m to upgrade the London Overground network to increase capacity, mainly on the former North... continue
Local Transport Today
Viewpoint
Marisa Burnal
The impact of the expansion of Heathrow Airport on public transport and the surrounding roads has been overlooked in the haste to give plans for a... continue
Local Transport Today
Progress of plans
Blackfriars Underground station has closed to enable the station to be redeveloped into a new interchange complex to serve both London Underground... continue
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