Back in July 2004 TfL released a “2016 Tube Map.” This was intended to give a potential vision of how both TfL and then Mayor Ken Livingstone felt the network may look by that time. It’s now an interesting document – both for the elements it accurately portrays and those that it doesn’t. The DLR extension to Woolwich Arsenal now exists, for example, whilst that to Dagenham Dock is now unlikely to come to pass. The ELL and its extensions are generally well mapped, ...
As most readers will know, the Thameslink Programme is a £5.5 billion project to upgrade and expand the the Thameslink service. More accurately, it is the name given to two related projects. One is lead by Network Rail and is a £3.5 billion project to upgrade the stations, track and signalling on this route and the other is a new build of rolling stock led by the DfT. As an RUS piece, this article is obviously about the first of those projects. As the RUS focuses on schemes that are currently ...
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