Monday, 20 November 2017

Six bus operators awarded to develop safety improvements for London Buses

London Bus operators - Abellio, CT Plus, Go-Ahead, RATP-Dev, Tower Transit and Metroline have been awarded funding to develop safety improvements for their fleet of buses.

TfL has awarded a £500,000 pot to six bus operators to develop new ideas that will improve safety across London's bus network.

The successful bids from the TfL Bus Safety Innovation Fund were announced yesterday at the London Bus Safety Summit.

Sunday, 19 November 2017

TfL reveals pre-qualified bidders to build new DLR trains

Now that TfL has stopped new purchases of three-door, two-staircase hybrid buses known as New Routemasters, they have revealed pre-qualified bidders to manufacture new trains for the Docklands Light Railway.

Transport for London (TfL) took a significant step today in its search for a manufacturer to design and build a new generation of trains for the Docklands Light Railway (DLR), by issuing an Invitation to Negotiate.

Friday, 17 November 2017

New station entrance for Bond Street Underground Station

On the 17th November, the new entrance for Bond Street opened in preparation for the new Crossrail Elizabeth Line.

TfL Image - Bond Street - new ticket gate

From TfL press release

TfL has today unveiled the completed £300 million upgrade of Bond Street Tube station, a key West End location and one of the busiest stations in central London.

Tuesday, 14 November 2017

Route 267 - the last ever route to convert to New Routemasters

As the Wrightbus New Routemaster rollout comes to an end, a Freedom of Information request shows the final route to convert to the three-door two-staircase hybrid buses will be route 267.

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Saturday, 11 November 2017

10 years of London Overground

It’s been 10 years since TfL took over the Silverlink Metro Services back in 2007.

Arriva Rail London operates the London Overground concession and it is part of the National Rail network.

Tunnelling for the Northern Line Extension is completed

Completion of Northern Line Extension Tunnelling 03

Tunnelling work for the Northern Line Extension had been completed!

I really can’t believe how quickly the tunnelling work has been done.

From TfL press release

Tunnelling work completed as boring machines break through at Kennington.

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