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Tube chat… London’s new badge draws attention

Industry news  •  30 September 2016  •  Digital Content Producer, Eurotransport

‘Tube chat’ badges are being handed out in London urging commuters to speak to one another on the London Underground.

Video: Hitachi Rail Europe & Bombardier announce New Tubes for London joint bid

Industry news  •  28 September 2016  •  Katie Sadler, Digital Content Producer, Eurotransport

In a joint venture, Hitachi Rail Europe and Bombardier Trains have submitted a bid to build New Tubes for London (NTFL).

Businesses invited to lease disused Tube station

Industry news  •  29 April 2015  •  Katie Sadler, Digital Content Producer, Eurotransport

Transport for London (TfL) has launched a tender process for innovative business ideas to transform Down Street disused Tube station.

Improving the Tube for London

Issue 2 2014  •  30 April 2014  •  David Waboso, Director of Capital Programmes, London Underground

Life’s never dull on London Underground, but the last couple of years have been truly memorable. The 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games gave us the chance to showcase London and its transport network, and 2013 saw a year-long celebration of the Underground’s 150th anniversary and the railway’s role in the capital’s growth and development in the last century and a half. We’re now also starting to really see the benefits of all the modernisation work we’ve put into the network, with a programme that’s more far-reaching and intensive than anything attempted before. Rebuilt stations, brand new trains and upgraded signalling are helping us to unlock 30% more capacity, while a steely focus on reliability has seen delays reduced by 37% in the last five years. The Victoria and Jubilee lines now run with record reliability and at some of our highest ever frequencies, rivalling the most frequent services in the world…

Tottenham Hale station will be bigger and better

Industry news, News  •  23 December 2013  •  Transport for London (TfL)

Plans to transform Tottenham Hale into a landmark station have been announced by Transport for London (TfL)…

Tube starts challenging summer period with continued high reliability

Industry news, News  •  14 August 2013  •  Transport for London (TfL)

London Underground maintained high levels of reliability through the start of the summer months according to new figures…

Tube stations blooming in 150th year of the Tube

Industry news, News  •  31 July 2013  •  TfL

“I’d like to thank all our staff for turning our stations, depots and train crew sites into places that are bursting with colour…”

Locals get behind plans for new Tube extension

Industry news, News  •  11 March 2013  •  Transport for London (TfL)

Results from the latest public consultation on proposals to extend the Northern line have confirmed strong support…

Tube customer satisfaction hits record high

Industry news, News  •  4 March 2013  •  TfL

New figures from the end of 2012 show that LU customers continue to enjoy strong and steady reliability performance on the Tube…

Transformation of the Tube network continues apace during historic 150th year

Industry news, News  •  9 January 2013  •  TfL

Passengers to see new trains, increased capacity, more frequent services, better accessibility and other improvements…

Tube reliability at record levels after best performance ever during London 2012 Games

Industry news, News  •  7 November 2012  •  Transport for London (TfL)

Tube reliability at record levels after best performance ever during London 2012…

New Tube performance figures confirm continued reliability improvements

Industry news, News  •  9 October 2012  •  Transport for London (TfL)

Passenger journeys continue to rise and customer satisfaction at record high…

Record numbers carried on the transport network during London’s unforgettable Olympics

Industry news, News  •  12 August 2012  •  Transport for London (TfL)

‘We have seen record numbers using the transport network…”