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The UK’s competition watchdog has provisionally ruled that Hitachi’s 1.7 billion euro (£1.36 billion) proposed purchase of Thales’s rail infrastructure could drive up prices and reduce service quality for passengers. The findings could lead to the merger being blocked. The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) said the deal involves two of the leading suppliers of [...]
Transport for London boss Andy Byford has said the network will work hard to deliver a good service for the Queen's commemorations
Flooding in west London, after a night of heavy downpours, is causing severe delays on London’s tube system and has led to the closure of multiple roads, Transport for London (TfL) has warned. Signal failures, caused by flooding in Richmond and Acton Town, have created severe delays on the District, Piccadilly, and London Overground, TFL [...]
TfL’s interim commissioner Andy Lord has announced that new trains on the Piccadilly line and DLR are the network’s next big project. The commissioner stepped in on Tuesday following Andy Byford’s departure after two years at the public body’s helm. Lord told the Evening Standard TfL needs to move forward with the tube network’s modernisation, [...]
TfL has unveiled a new interchange route at Bank station, which is set to make journeys “quicker and easier” for thousands of commuters walking between the Northern and Central lines. The public body has added two new 100-metre moving walkways and three new escalators just two weeks after unveiling more escalators between the Northern line [...]
Transport for London (TfL) has extended its deadline for the consultation on bus cuts from 12 July to 7 August. The public body said it wanted to give more time to people “to review, understand and provide feedback,” over its decision to cut or alter 78 of the current 620 bus routes. The public body [...]
Last year’s expansion of the ULEZ has brought an additional £100m into TfL’s coffers, according to a research published today. TfL data analysed by the RAC show that 1.9 million journeys were made into the ULEZ, following its expansion to encompass the North and South Circular roads in October 2021. It amounts to £93.6m of [...]
Workers at 14 train operators will walk out on 3 and 5 November after RMT Union members rejected a new pay offer. Strikes will hit the network next month after negotiations with the Rail Delivery Group failed on salaries, jobs and working conditions. The action will take place alongside industrial action from Network Rail, London [...]
TfL has confirmed the departure of commissioner Andy Byford at the end of October as current chief operating officer Andy Lord steps in on an interim basis. Byford said he will leave the network and move back to the US, where he lived and was New York City Transit’s president. Announced today, Byford’s resignation comes [...]
When the Elizabeth line opened last month, the excitement across the City was palpable. From transport enthusiasts to keen commuters, the new line brought a new lease of life for the London Underground.
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