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Medals or mayhem for transport at Olympics?

London’s transport system is being geared for its biggest challenge. Questions remain about its ability to cope with this summer’s Games

Six months away from the start of the Olympic Games in London, concerns remain at the ability of the transport system to perform at the required world leading level.

A huge effort has been made by London to take the opportunity of the Games to showcase both the city and its transport system, with an emphasis on providing public transport services that cover the vast majority of the needs of participants and visitors.

However, there are doubts – including amongst professionals involved...

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