Category: London

New images show progress of huge £600m revamp at Bank station to simplify ‘spaghetti maze of tunnels’

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New images show the progress of a huge £600 million revamp of Bank Station which will see 1,500 metres of tunnels created 27 metres under the City of London. New pathways will be created to simplify the “spaghetti maze” of tunnels used by 52 million commuters every year. A new entrance to Bank station will […]

First purple Elizabeth Line Tube roundels installed at stations across London

Elizabeth line roundel - First purple Elizabeth Line Tube roundels installed at stations across London

The first Elizabeth line Tube roundels have been installed at stations across the capital. New images have been released of the purple TfL signs at Custom House, Farringdon and Tottenham Court Road stations ahead of Crossrail’s launch in December. The line, named in honour of Queen Elizabeth II, will open in phases just before Christmas […]

TfL facing £400m budget hole as passengers desert ‘rowdy and crowded’ London Tube

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Transport for London is facing a £400m hole in its budget as passengers desert increasingly rowdy and overcrowded Tube services.TfL fares income is projected to fall £239m below expectations this financial year, with commercial income – from advertising, retail and property – £160m down, according to confidential documents seen by the Standard.The Tube is the worst […]

Crossrail chiefs warn that £14bn Elizabeth line could blow its budget and open late

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Crossrail chiefs have issued a major alert that the £14.8 billion line might not open on time and is at risk of blowing its budget.  Problems with software on new trains and an electrical explosion in east London, which occurred when engineers tried to switch on the high-voltage power, have caused “real, serious challenges”, Mayor […]

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