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TfL withheld key audit report from tram crash investigators

A transport safety campaigner has accused Transport for London of suppressing vital information related to the causes of the Sandilands tram crash by keeping secret an audit report into the events of November 9, 2016, even to the point of not releasing the information to its own investigation into the fatal derailment. 622 more words


Archive Study - Interview with Enid Marx by Oliver Green in 1980 from London Transport Museum

I’ve just been listening to the most lovely interview with Enid Marx from the 1980s with Oliver Green from the London Transport Museum’s archive. I’ve linked it to the image above, Marx’s moquette design ‘Brent’. 310 more words

Digital Textile Printing

Tram network in 10-day shutdown for rail works over Easter

Tram passengers are to encounter considerable disruption to their journeys for 10 days, beginning with Easter weekend, as Transport for London undertakes track replacement works. 388 more words


Scrutiny chief wants your ideas to improve the tram network

The chair of the council’s scrutiny committee wants members of the public to come forward with ideas and suggestions about how to improve the tram network. 337 more words


Where's London's oldest...skyscraper?

There’s several candidates for this title – NatWest Tower, built in 1980, has been described as London’s first “genuine” skyscraper (we’ll deal with that in our current special) but we’re looking back to earlier times (after all, the term first started to be used in the 1880s) when candidates included 55 Broadway in Westminster.
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Twentieth Century

Will London Overground Procure Some Class 230 Trains?

Transport for London has a cash flow problem caused by various factors.

  • The reduction in grant from Central Government.
  • A fall in bus revenue caused by traffic congestion.
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Have your say on the Mayor's plans for lower air pollution - extend the ULEZ up Brixton Hill

The Mayor of London is consulting on his plans to improve air quality in London – with proposals that directly affect Brixton Hill.

From next year the Mayor is already introducing an Ultra-Low Emissions Zone (ULEZ) for central London, forcing drivers of the dirtiest vehicles to pay a surcharge that will hopefully deter them from driving in central London or, better still, incentivise them to replace their vehicles with cleaner ones. 228 more words