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Letters to the Editor
Terry Morgan, Chief Executive Officer, Tube Lines, London
I refer to your article (Transit September 12) headlined ‘Tube Lines following same fate as Metronet as £2bn shortfall revealed’. I... 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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Regular News
A funding gap of between £1.4bn and £2bn has been estimated for the Tube Lines public private partnership. The PPP Arbiter, Chris... continue
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Regular News
Stratford regional  station is to get an extra platform in order to cope with future demand created by various future growth, including the 2012... continue
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Regular News
Transys has been told by Transport for London that its £100m-a-year contract to run London’s Oyster card system will be terminated five... continue
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Rail News
Fare evasion is still too easy,  according to watchdog London TravelWatch at the Commons’ Select Committee inquiry into ticketing on... continue
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Rail News
Outdoor media firm CBS Outdoor has signed its first clients for its innovative Cross Track Projection (XTP) system on London Underground. Since this... continue
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Rail News
British Transport Police is enhancing its existing stop and search capabilities with x-ray equipment for screening bags, and additional explosive... continue
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People Lead Story
Northern Rail’s head of government and community strategies, Paul Salveson, has been awarded an MBE in the Queen’s birthday honours list... continue
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Rail News
The commons select committee has called for government to learn lessons from the collapse of Metronet and produce a “candid analysis” of... continue
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Rail News
By Meera Rambissoon
The government has been forced to pay off £1.7bn of debts racked up by failed Tube PPP firm Metronet. The announcement that the government... continue
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In brief
Plans to introduce new rolling stock onto London Underground’s sub-surface network could be put on ice following the collapse of infraco... continue
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Lead Story
By Robert Jack
The election of Boris Johnson as the new mayor of London looks unlikely to result in changes to senior personnel at Transport for London. TfL... continue
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People
Mike Brown chief operating officer  for London Underground, will leave in September to become managing director of BAA Heathrow. He will replace... continue
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People
Tube Lines has promoted Lee Jones to director of operations following his success running the Northern line, with fewer delays. He will ensure the... continue
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Rail News
London mayor Ken Livingstone’s freeze to the cost of all single fares on London’s buses, tube, tram and Dockland Light next year Railway... continue
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Rail News Lead Story
By Meera Rambissoon
Amidst the furore over the severance pay given to Metronet executives last week, there is concern that the departure of chief executive Andrew Lezala... continue
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Rail News
By James Dark
Transport for London is intending to scrap the current fares on its London Overground routes “as soon as possible” after the new contract... continue
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News Extra
By James Dark
When the government published its rail white paper this summer, it was billed as a 30-year plan. But on closer inspection it was nothing of the sort.... continue
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Letters to the Editor
With the collapse of Metronet likely to cost at least £1bn and many London area rail improvements awaiting finance, can we afford £16bn... continue
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