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High Occupancy Vehicle Lanes

A pilot scheme to trial motorway lanes dedicated to cars with 2 or more occupants in the morning rush hour. [more...]

M25 South Mimms improvements

Slip roads onto the roundabout at South Mimms have been widened from two to three lanes. [more...]

M4 Route Management Strategy

This Highways Agency plan aims to improve the M4 - in London it is considering various strategies including extending the bus lane or tolls. [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...]

M1 widening

The M1 will be widened to four lanes between the M25 (J6A) and Milton Keynes South (J13) in two stages, starting with the M25 to Luton (J10). [more...]

Lower Thames Crossing

A multimodal river crossing between Canvey Island, Essex and the Medway Towns, Kent has been proposed by various groups. [more...]

Luton Airport expansion

The operators of Luton Airport have proposed an additional, full-length runway and two new terminals. [more...]

Chiltern platform extensions

Chiltern Railways extended some platforms on its route to accomodate longer trains. [more...]

M25 West widening

Widening of the M25 between the M4 (J15) and the M3 (J12) (Heathrow section) to give it 6 lanes in each direction. [more...]

Thameslink new northern stations

New stations are proposed for Thameslink to serve new developments at Napsbury (London Colney), Luton North, Elstow (south Bedford) and Bedford North. [more...]

Stratford to Stansted and Hertford

Services from Stratford to Stansted Airport and to Hertford East began in December 2005. [more...]

Ebbsfleet International

Ebbsfleet International is a new station a few miles outside the M25 in Kent, on the Channel Tunnel Rail Link, which will have a 15 min journey time to St Pancras. [more...]

Croxley Link

A minor connection between Croxley LU and the disused Croxley Green rail branch would allow Met trains into Watford High St and Junction. [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...]

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...]

Tramlink to Streatham & Purley

A north-south route from Purley via Croydon to Streatham is being considered for Tramlink. [more...]

Waterloo International Re-use

When Eurostar move from Waterloo to St Pancras in 2007, the vacated International station will be used by SWT trains. [more...]

Stansted second runway

Both the government and BAA have proposed a new runway and terminal at Stansted to increase capacity at London airports. [more...]

Crossrail

London's biggest project, Crossrail, is a new railway tunnel between Paddington & Whitechapel, enabling suburban trains to travel from Heathrow & Maidenhead to Canary Wharf, Shenfield & Abbey Wood. [more...]

Thameslink Programme (Thameslink 2000)

A major (and severely delayed) upgrade to Thameslink, the north-south rail link through London. More destinations will be served and there will be a higher frequency. [more...]

Channel Tunnel Rail Link

True high-speed link from the Channel Tunnel to new international station at St Pancras. Eurostar services now use the link, with high-speed domestic services to Kent due in 2009. [more...]
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