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TfL has until Halloween to secure a long term funding deal

TfL’s existing funding agreement with the government has been extended to the end of the month while both sides continue to negotiate over a long term funding settlement.

London Underground themed cycling clothing

If you’re not totally worn out with London Underground themed clothing, now comes a range of moquette cycling gear.

The arguments over TfL debt numbers

In politics, facts are often an early casualty, and one of the claims being advanced a lot at the moment is that TfL’s current financial crisis predates the Covid lockdown.

Governance of the Crossrail programme transfers to TfL

TfL has taken direct control of the Crossrail project away from the arms-length approach that had been in place during the construction of the railway.

London Underground’s Bakerloo line extension likely to be delayed

The Bakerloo line extension is likely to face a lengthy delay due to the ongoing financial problems at TfL, according to their latest financial forecasts.

Traffic lights being reprogrammed to prefer humans

Earlier this year, TfL started an experiment that saw traffic lights default status swap around to prioritise pedestrians instead of road vehicles.

TfL launching a social distancing travel app

A new smartphone app from TfL aims to show the trickle of tube travellers the best time to avoid congestion on the network.

TfL needs an additional £2 billion to keep running until next April

TfL has outlined how much support it will need from the government if it is to keep running services after the current bailout expired in October.

Solar powered tube trains

The Central line feels as hot as the sun, and soon it could be powered by solar energy directly from the sun.

Former Jubilee line construction site to be redeveloped

A large plot of land that’s been empty ever since the Jubilee line extension was built 20 years ago is finally going be built on again.

TfL step closer to takeover of Great Northern line into Moorgate

The Great Northern line out of Moorgate to Stevenage could be handed to TfL as plans to devolve them took a step forward.

Plans for office block on top of Southwark tube station

The long-expected, and at times controversial plans for something to be built on top of Southwark tube station are back.

Construction works resuming on London’s transport network

Transport for London has announced that upgrade works are to resume at its sites as the lockdown regulations are relaxed.

More details about TfL’s £1.6 billion bailout emerge

The details of the government’s £1.6 billion bailout for Transport for London have been published ahead of a TfL board meeting next week, revealing the smaller print of what’s been agreed.

Andy Byford named as the new Commissioner of Transport for London

Transport for London (TfL) has announced that Andy Byford, who started his career as a trainee on the London Underground, is to be London’s new Transport Commissioner.