According to the London 2050 report’s forecasts, the demand for the Underground will rise by 60% in the next thirty five years. That’s a challenging target to address with additional capacity, given the pressures the network is already experiencing. Growth will not be limited to peak hours – nevertheless how do you get 60% more, even as a basic target, with varying additional capacity on different lines? High pressure tubes The capacity differentials between lines will become critical at ...
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