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Investigation under way after Tube train collision
Some trains had to be temporarily removed from service after the incident which caused minor damageAn investigation is under way after two of London Underground's (LU) new trains collided when the tracks moved.The collision happened on the District Line between East Putney and Southfields...
Pupils design and build Tube station
Students from St Martin-in-the-Fields High School in Tulse Hill, Lambeth, and St Saviours and St Olave's School in Southwark rose to the challenge of designing and building an Underground station at Tube Lines' head office on Friday 5 November."It was a great way to help students...
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...
Mayor and TfL demand that Tube Lines' plans be put to private finance test
Tube Lines and shareholders, Ferrovial and Bechtel, must demonstrate plans are robust and prove Tube Lines is creditworthy."The Arbiter has ruled that the costs should be £4.46bn, thus demonstrating that Tube Lines' original demand for £6.8bn was simply scandalous", said Boris Johnson,...
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...
RMT pledges all out fight over TfL and Tube Lines cuts
RMT today pledged an all out fight over the threat to safety, jobs and working conditions from cuts plans announced by Transport for London and expected attacks being worked up by contractor Tube Lines as they look to slash £1.3 billion from the tube upgrade budget.RMT's executive passed a...
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...
RMT demands an end to Tube Lines privatisation "chaos" on London Underground
RMT has demanded that London Mayor Boris Johnson take “urgent and decisive” action to terminate the Tube Lines contract on London Underground as it emerged that LU are calling in forensic accountants to “examine massive and secretive payments to Tube Lines’ shareholders” and after the...
RMT warns of serious risks to safety over plans to cut tube line inspections
TUBE UNION RMT has warned of serious risks to public safety as it emerged that track safety patrols on the Jubilee Line Extension are to be cut from twice weekly to just weekly in a move which may be extended across the Piccadilly, Northern and Jubilee Lines.  According to the RMT the...
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