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Maryland Transit Administration seeks private sector input into light rail lines
from: http://www.theconstructionindex.co.uk/news/view/maryland-starts-bidding-for-4bn-rail-pppMaryland starts bidding for $4bn rail PPP Maryland Transit Administration (MTA) has issued a request for information seeking private sector input into two proposed light rail lines. It is...
Final Jubilee line upgrade cost vindicates decision to end PPP says TfL
Final figure shows why it was essential for Transport for London (TfL) to end the flawed Public Private Partnership (PPP). End of the PPP means that upgrades can now be delivered much more efficiently and with far less disruption to passengers.TfL today set out the final costs of the Jubilee line...
Consultation commences to re-shape Tube Lines for the future
Tube Lines, the maintenance firm acquired by TfL in June 2010, has today commenced a consultation with staff and unions over improving efficiency and delivering greater value for fare and tax payer money.Under the Public Private Partnership (PPP) arrangements, Tube Lines was responsible for the...
Rhonexpress airport rail link opens in France
 Rhonexpress airport rail link opens in France The 22km Rhonexpress link between Lyon city centre and Lyons-Saint Exupéry airport in France has been opened to the public. The Rhonexpress link is the first service since Paris to offer train services from a city centre to a major...
London Underground sets out next phase of Jubilee line upgrade
London Underground (LU) today set out its plans for the next phase of the Jubilee line upgrade, as it published its annual Public Private Partnership review and performance report for 2009/2010.Work to doWhen complete, the upgrade of the Jubilee line will mean more frequent and reliable services...
New era for the Tube as Transport for London completes acquisition of Tube Lines
Tube Lines has now transferred from shareholders Bechtel and Amey to Transport for London - Deal allows greater flexibility in the delivery of Tube upgrades vital to the UK economy'We have wasted no time in acting to limit the disruption of the Tube upgrade programme by cutting back the...
London Underground responds to PPP Arbiter's direction of Tube Lines 'Financing Impossibility'
LU has responded to the Public Private Partnership (PPP) Arbiter's direction of 27 April that the terms of the Tube Lines Public Private Partnership (PPP) contract, including the amount LU previously said it could afford, resulted in a 'financing impossibility'.However, now that...
TfL buys Tube lines, ending seven years of PPP
 www.telegrah.co.ukTransport for London, the transport agency of Boris Johnson, the London mayor, announced that it had bought the last remaining PPP contractor, Tube Lines, at a price of £310 million."This is the end of the PPP,” said Daniel Moylan, deputy chair of TfL.The deal ends more...
Transport Select Committee confirms Tube PPP is 'flawed'
Committee brands Tube Lines' failure to deliver Jubilee line upgrade 'unacceptable' Committee welcomes greater London Underground (LU) efficiency on former Metronet lines Transport for London (TfL) confirms appointment of independent experts to further improve...
Mayor and TfL: Arbiter's directions show PPP is 'not delivering for Londoners and taxpayers'
Londoners and taxpayers being asked to 'write blank cheque to prop up ailing and failing Tube Lines'. Mayor and Transport for London (TfL) 'keeping all options open, including legal remedies'."Londoners will be outraged that the Tube upgrades promised to them are now...
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