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European Investment Bank agrees £480m backing for Northern Line extension

Industry news  •  30 January 2015  •  European Investment Bank

Europe’s long-term lending institution, the European Investment Bank, will provide £480 million for the extension of the Northern Line to Battersea…

Modernisation of London Underground on track

Industry news  •  4 December 2014  •  Transport for London

A year after setting out their programme for the modernisation of the Tube network, Mayor of London, Boris Johnson, and London Underground (LU) Managing Director Mike Brown have confirmed that the range of improvements to make customers’ journeys better, are on track for delivery during 2015…

Mayor sets out plans for major investment to expand and improve London’s bus services

Industry news  •  4 December 2014  •  Transport for London

The Mayor and Transport for London set out plans for a major new investment in bus services to help meet the rising demand of the city’s rapidly growing population…

Mayor and London Underground reveal stunning design for the ‘New Tube for London’

Industry news  •  9 October 2014  •  Transport for London

The Mayor and London Underground revealed stunning new designs for the ‘New Tube for London’ – the next generation of Underground trains, which will come in to service from the mid-2020s…

Mayor & TfL expand Europe’s greenest bus fleet including first ever retrofit of a London fire engine

Industry news  •  23 September 2014  •  Transport for London

The Mayor and Transport for London are to expand London’s bus retrofit programme, already the largest in the world, with a further 400 vehicles, bringing the total number of buses fitted with this bespoke technology up to 1,800…

More convenient journeys for millions as contactless payments launch across London’s transport network

Industry news  •  16 September 2014  •  Transport for London

From Tuesday 16 September, millions of customers will have easier and more convenient journeys as Transport for London introduces contactless payments on Tube, tram, DLR, London Overground and National Rail services that accept Oyster…

Mayor officially welcomes the first British built, pure electric buses to enter service on London’s roads

Industry news  •  30 July 2014  •  Transport for London

The Mayor of London officially welcomed the introduction of four British built, pure electric buses at an air quality event at The Mansion House…

Mayor’s drive to improve air quality continues as London completes the world’s largest bus retrofit programme

Industry news  •  21 July 2014  •  Transport for London

The Mayor and Transport for London have successfully completed the world’s largest retrofit programme of over 1,000 older buses…

Piccadilly and Jubilee line services increased as record journeys made on Tube

Industry news  •  28 May 2014  •  Transport for London

London Underground carried more customers and ran more train services than ever before during the last year, according to new figures released…

Annual passenger journeys on London’s buses top 2.4 billion

Industry news  •  15 May 2014  •  Transport for London

London’s bus network carried more passengers in 2013/14 than in any year since 1959, with over 2.4 billion journeys made…

Another big step towards regenerating Tottenham – with go-ahead for a larger, transformed Tottenham Hale station

Industry news  •  12 March 2014  •  Transport for London

Transport for London’s plans to transform Tottenham Hale into a landmark station, with greater capacity and step-free access for interchanging passengers, were approved by Haringey Council’s Planning Committee this week…

London Underground begins search for supplier to build the ‘New Tube for London’

Industry news  •  5 March 2014  •  Transport for London

London Underground will begin the search for a supplier to build the ‘New Tube for London’ – the next generation of deep-level, energy efficient, walk-through and air-cooled Tube trains…

Piccadilly line services to stop at Turnham Green following line upgrade

Industry news  •  21 January 2014  •  Transport for London

Transport for London has confirmed that Piccadilly line trains will stop at Turnham Green once the line has been upgraded…

DLR welcomes cyclists aboard following successful trial

Industry news  •  17 January 2014  •  Transport for London

TfL has announced that non-folding bicycles are now permitted on off-peak DLR trains…

Mayor and TfL set out vision for the future of the Tube

Industry news  •  21 November 2013  •  Transport for London

Continuous improvements to make life easier for customers, including simpler ticketing, easier refunds and Wi-Fi…

 

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