February 19, 2014
Will provide Transport for London with 65 nine-car trains, a depot and train maintenance services for the flagship London Crossrail project.
February 12, 2014
Will continue to discuss halting proposed staff cuts. The cuts are part of Mayor Boris Johnson’s plan to remove ticket booths and place more staff members on platforms and concourses as riders switch to paying fares with Oyster cards that open gates automatically.
December 19, 2013
The ebus battery takes four to five hours to recharge from totally exhausted at a cost of approximately $31, representing a savings of up to 75% of fuel cost compared to a diesel bus.
May 28, 2013
Since becoming Commissioner of Transport for London six years ago, Sir Peter Hendy has made London a world leader in integrated and innovative transport delivery, overseeing record breaking operational performance, passenger numbers and the largest ever investment program.
December 18, 2012
Passengers traveling by bus in London have the option of paying their fare with their contactless debit, credit or charge card by simply presenting it to one of the card readers on the bus.
May 31, 2012
Despite the bus system being equipped with ramps and low-floor access for wheelchair users, critics have complained that drivers have refused to pick them up.
May 17, 2012
The 1,000-yard gondola lift line crosses the River Thames in east London and is planned to be both a commuter route and a tourist attraction.
March 2, 2012
The buses, which are equipped with diesel-electric hybrid technology, cost an estimated $2.25 million apiece.
September 6, 2011
Currently, only some of the bus stops in London feature screens listing the number of minutes until a bus arrives. TfL said the live bus departures service would be fully launched this fall.
May 18, 2010
The open platform feature, shared with the old Routemaster design, allows the reinstatement of a hop-on, hop-off service. Three doors and two staircases will aid speedier and smoother boarding.
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