All Crossrail, and TfL construction sites are being shut-down during the Coronavirus pandemic.
Rail franchises are to be suspended for the next six months due to the coronavirus pandemic, with the train operating companies offered a London Overground style operating license.
As people are avoiding (in theory) travel and shops, TfL has announced that it will scrap rent on small shops that have space in its stations and railway arches for three months.
Train services across the UK will be gradually reduced next week, in part to reflect lower usage, and in part to preserve the service for critical workers.
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The Department for Transport has allocated £5.5 million to fund the early design and development stage for an upgraded Lewisham station.
TfL has announced sweeping changes to public transport services from tomorrow (Thursday) in response to the Coronavirus crisis.
A report on improving accessibility on London’s Transport services has called for the fully accessible Thameslink line to be on the Tube map as a matter of some urgency.
The eastern half of the Jubilee line now has mobile phone coverage in the tunnels and stations, after the first phase of a network rollout was switched on.
One of the Crossrail stations closest to completion is Farringdon, and there’s been a chance to go down and have a look inside and see how close to completion it is.
Plans to improve access to the overcrowded Hackney Central station have taken a step forward with a proposed deal between the council and Network Rail.
Transport for London (TfL) says that it has seen a 19 percent drop in tube passengers, and a 10 percent drop in bus passengers since the Covid coronavirus crisis gathered momentum in the past couple of weeks.
Regardless of who is the Mayor after the next Mayoral elections, the fares freeze on the railways will come to an end.
A large road tunnel under the Thames to the east of London has been given funding in the 2020 budget.
Plans for a large housing development on the Sainsbury’s site at New Cross Gate have been cancelled by the developers, citing the uncertainty around the Bakerloo line extension.
There will be fewer trains terminating at North Greenwich from later this month when a new timetable is introduced on the Jubilee line.
With the road bridge at Hammersmith closed for repairs, TfL has confirmed that it’s looking at building a temporary replacement – for cyclists and pedestrians.
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