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Air conditioned Tube

Air conditioning will be introduced on the sub-surface lines, with a novel air-cooling system to be trialled on the deep tube lines. [more...]

BCV (Bakerloo, Central & Victoria) Upgrade

Metronet, the private infrastructure company in charge of the Bakerloo, Central, Victoria and Waterloo & City lines, has pledged various upgrades. [more...]

Countdown & iBus

The existing Countdown system, which tracks buses and relays arrival information to bus stops, is being replaced with a GPS-based system called iBus. [more...]

Crossrail 2

Complementary to Crossrail 1, this is a mainline tunnel from Clapham Junction via Victoria, Tottenham Ct Rd & King's Cross to undecided lines in the northeast. [more...]

Crossrail 3

In addition to Crossrail 1 & 2, a third line has been mooted between Euston & Waterloo. [more...]

Fuel cell bus trial

London Buses have successfully trialled 3 hydrogen fuel cell buses on central London's route RV1. [more...]

JNP (Jubilee, Northern & Piccadilly) upgrade

Tube Lines, the private consortium in charge of maintaining these lines, has promised a series of upgrades. [more...]

London Cycle Network

A 900km network of cycle routes with measures to give cyclists priority and/or safety is being realised across London. [more...]

London Overground & Orbirail

TfL will take over and improve several North London railway lines including the North London Line to create a "London Overground" franchise, eventually providing a range of orbital railway services through inner London. [more...]

London Rail Authority

TfL wishes to take administrative control of London surburban services in order to specify higher standards and develop a fully integrated transport system. [more...]

Low Emission Zone

A Low Emission Zone means charging vehicles not meeting minimum emissions standards for entering Greater London. [more...]

M25 four-lane widening

The majority of remaining 3-lane sections of the M25 would be widened under a 1.6bn scheme proposed to start in 2006. [more...]

Night Tube

Underground services will run 30 minutes later on Fridays and Saturdays, but will start an hour later on Saturday mornings from late May 2007 [more...]

Olympics

A variety of service enhancements are proposed for the Olympics in London in 2012. [more...]

Subsurface network (SSL) upgrade

3.1bn will be spent on new trains and signalling for the Circle, District, Metropolitan and Hammersmith & City lines. [more...]
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