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Business Monitor
STATISTICS published by Transport for London show that demand for travel continued to grow in the third quarter of 2008/09, albeit at a slower rate... continue
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Rail News
Bombardier Transportation’s UK chairman Colin Walton has apologised for the delayed delivery of new rolling stock to First Capital Connect... continue
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Rail News
James Dark
South West Trains has denied accusations from the RMT that it fought a “dirty campaign” to head off strikes in a dispute over plans to... continue
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Rail News
A rolling stock cascade across the South East has overcome Bombardier’s failure to deliver new Electrostar trains needed to facilitate major... continue
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Regular News
Transport for London commissioner Peter Hendy has given his first interview since Boris Johnson ousted Ken Livingstone as mayor of London in May last... continue
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Regular News
CrossRail’S new chief executive has been confirmed as the man who oversaw the construction of the Channel Tunnel Rail Link. Rob Holden CBE, who... continue
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In brief
A report published by the London Assembly’s Transport Committee has concluded that overcrowding on London’s commuter rail services is... continue
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Bus News
By Andrew Garnett
London’s public transport network was paralysed this week after heavy snow led to the suspension of the capital’s bus system and major... continue
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People
The London Assembly’s transport committee has completed the appointment of members to the board of London TravelWatch - the watchdog for public... continue
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Business Monitor
THE annual cordon counts to measure the volume of commuting into Central?London show a further growth in commuting in 2007, though numbers still... continue
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Rail News
Train operators affected by disruption during the £5.5bn Thameslink programme have launched a publicity campaign to make passengers aware of... continue
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Regular News
A study by Transport for London into the number of construction staff required to deliver its rail expansion programme over the next five years has... continue
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Rail News
London TravelWatch, the watchdog for transport users in and around London, has called for  fully staffed and cleaner stations to be required in... continue
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Regular Feature
By Meera Rambissoon
It’s no great surprise that Southeastern’s Mick Crowhurst says he has rail in his blood. After all his late father had two spells working... continue
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Rail News
Work is now underway on the new £350m Blackfriars station that will form a vital part of the Thameslink expansion project. Once completed, at... continue
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Rail News Lead Story
By James Dark
Transport for London is drawing up plans to extend its Overground quality standards to Southern’s Metro routes when the new franchise is... continue
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Rail News
Network rail is quoting £4,000 as the cost of a new rail station clock. Helen Beaumont, Transport for London’s principal transport... continue
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Rail News
London midland services between Watford Junction and Euston, and those of sister operator Southern on the route, will now accept Oyster pay as you go... continue
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Letters to the Editor
John Pincham,
If the rail network was operated on a truly customer orientated, commercially sensitive basis, work would already be underway to adapt the former... continue
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John Nelson
“Half of Britain’s rail services would be brought back within public control under a plan to strip train companies of the right to set... continue
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