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  1. August 21, 2014

    Tube strike hits London commuters

    London Underground shut parts of the Central line and all of the Waterloo and City line on Friday as train drivers took...

  2. August 1, 2014

    MP criticises Uber for ‘opting out’ of UK tax regime

    The row over the future of the London taxi market reignited on Friday after an influential MP said new entrants such as...

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  1. July 18, 2014

    Hong Kong metro operator MTR Corporation to run Crossrail

    The Hong Kong metro operator MTR Corporation has won the £1.4bn deal to run the UK’s new Crossrail train service, which will...

  2. July 16, 2014

    Drones and homes replace runways in ‘Heathrow City’ plans

    Futuristic ‘Heathrow City’ visions unveiled Architects have unveiled their futuristic visions of what Heathrow could look...

  3. July 4, 2014

    Serco loses contract to run Docklands Light Railway

    Serco has lost the contract to run the Docklands Light Railway in London in a second blow to the outsourcing group in...

  4. June 11, 2014

    Q&A: London cabbies vs Uber

    What is Uber? Uber Technologies is a five-year-old company that owns no taxis but connects passengers to vehicles through a...

  5. June 11, 2014

    Quindell’s premium listing lark is justifiably grounded

    Country clubs attract members by fostering an aura of exclusivity. But Quindell, a legal services group that grew out of a...

  6. June 11, 2014

    London faces gridlock as thousands of black taxis protest

    Thousands of taxi drivers have protested in London, Paris, Madrid and Berlin against the use of the cab-hailing app Uber,...

  7. May 29, 2014

    Judge to rule on London cabbies’ Uber app challenge

    Transport for London is seeking a High Court ruling on the claim by the capital’s black cabs that Uber’s car service is...

  8. May 19, 2014

    Cycle Alert helps drivers get a grip on bike awareness

    An inexpensive piece of kit that is as easy to install as a car radio could soon help to reduce the number of cyclist deaths...

  9. May 19, 2014

    Acas hosts talks to prevent bank holiday Tube strike

    Transport for London said it planned to run a normal service on the London Underground over the bank holiday weekend even if...

  10. May 12, 2014

    Capita eclipses rivals to win £1.1bn of first-quarter business

    Capita has eclipsed its outsourcing rivals Serco and G4S to win £1.1bn of work in the first quarter of this year, with new...

  11. May 9, 2014

    London black taxis threaten gridlock over Uber

    London black taxi drivers are threatening to cause gridlock in the capital on June 11 over the authorities’ refusal to...

  12. May 6, 2014

    London cabbies strike over lack of taxi rank at Shard hotel

    London black cab drivers staged their biggest demonstration for nine years on Tuesday over Transport for London’s refusal to...

  13. May 5, 2014

    Battle looms over driverless Tube trains

    The RMT union called off a three-day Tube strike over cuts to ticket office staff that was due to start on Monday but a much...

  14. May 5, 2014

    RMT union cancels three-day Tube strike

    The Rail, Maritime and Transport union has called off its three-day Tube strike over modernisation plans that was due to...

  15. April 30, 2014

    RMT union vows to go ahead with second Tube strike

    The RMT transport union said it had no plans to call off next week’s three-day Tube strike despite agreeing to join London...

  16. FT Alphaville

    April 29, 2014

    Robots, jobs and TFL strikes

    On a morning which saw London grind to a halt because of a two-day strike by Transport for London workers protesting the...

  17. April 29, 2014

    RMT Tube strike disrupts Londoners’ commute

    Transport for London said half of Tube services were running and two-thirds of stations were open on Tuesday, the first full...

  18. April 28, 2014

    London Tube strike talks collapse

    Londoners are set to face significant disruption from 9.30pm on Monday after the collapse of last-ditch talks to avert a...

  19. April 21, 2014

    London transport poised for payments by smartphone

    Smartphone users will soon be able to pay for travel in London with a swipe of their devices under plans being negotiated by...

  20. April 17, 2014

    Tube strike threat to London commuters

    London commuters face severe travel disruption in the coming weeks after the RMT union announced five days of strikes on the...

  21. February 28, 2014

    London ‘ghost’ Tube station bought for housing

    One of London’s ‘ghost’ underground stations, used as a command centre during the second world war, has been sold for £53m...

  22. February 27, 2014

    London mayor Boris Johnson approves driverless Tube trains

    London’s mayor, Boris Johnson, has approved plans to order driverless trains for the Underground, prompting one of the...

  23. February 11, 2014

    Unions suspend London Underground strike action

    A second 48-hour strike on London Underground in as many weeks was called off on Tuesday after two unions agreed to hold...

  24. February 9, 2014

    Are London Tube strikes end of line for Boris Johnson’s popularity?

    At the peak of Boris Johnson’s popularity during the 2012 London Olympics, rapturous crowds chanted his name in Hyde Park....

  25. February 8, 2014

    Tube talks fail to avert further strike

    Talks aimed at averting a second 48-hour strike by London Underground workers failed on Friday, meaning the planned action...

  26. February 6, 2014

    London hit by second day of Tube strike

    Transport for London was running more Underground services on Thursday as Londoners faced a second disrupted commute to work...

  27. FT Data

    February 5, 2014

    Tube strike factoids: 10 things to know

    (c) Getty Images By Henry Foy Ten things to know about the 48 hour London tube strike that began last night: 1. 3.4m people...

  28. February 5, 2014

    Londoners struggle to work through Tube strike

    Most Londoners appear to have made it to work on the first day of a 48-hour Tube strike, according to Transport for London...

  29. Westminster Blog

    February 5, 2014

    Commuters channel London tube strike feelings through social media

    By Emily Cadman and Henry Foy Commuters in London are facing chaos on the way to work as RMT and TSSA unions strike against...

  30. February 4, 2014

    London Underground workers begin 48-hour strike

    London commuters are to face two days of travel chaos after last-minute efforts to head off a strike by London Underground...

  31. January 29, 2014

    Tesco and Waitrose expand into London Underground stations

    A wave of supermarket services will open in London Underground stations after the capital’s transport authority announced...

  32. January 23, 2014

    London mayor’s £30m for garden bridge draws criticism

    Boris Johnson has agreed to put £30m towards construction of a garden bridge across the Thames, sparking criticism that the...

  33. January 21, 2014

    Public Bicycle-Sharing Company wobbles into bankruptcy

    The Canadian company that runs the popular bike-sharing schemes in New York, London and Sydney has gone bankrupt, after two...

  34. January 20, 2014

    Crossrail to put pressure on West End facilities

    Upgraded population figures for London and the southeast will ramp up the pressure on the infrastructure of the West End as...

  35. January 16, 2014

    Race to capitalise on Boris green cab drive

    A trial fleet of “green” electric-powered taxis will take to London’s streets in March as manufacturers race to capitalise...

  36. January 14, 2014

    Capita regains congestion charge contract

    Capita, the company once loathed by motorists for implementing London’s congestion charge, has snatched back the contract it...

  37. January 10, 2014

    London Underground faces strike action

    London Underground was bracing itself for a strike by one of its unions after members voted for industrial action over plans...

  38. December 30, 2013

    TfL faces competing demands in making most of the Tube

    Revamping London’s historic network of Tube stations is an essential step if Transport for London is to realise its ambition...

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