Londoners with a particular interest in politics and planning may have noticed a new phrase appear in the lexicon of both in recent months – London 2050. In this article we take a closer look at precisely what that phrase means, and how thinking is shaping up so far. For when it comes to transport infrastructure 2050 is far closer than one might think.
Rail devolution is something that remains high on both the Assembly and TfL radars, and so it was no surprise when it reared its head at the April Transport Committee meeting. Joanne McCartney opened this topic by asking Sir Peter for an update on the South Eastern / Greater Anglia rail devolution discussions with the DfT. Sir Peter said the DfT had announced a significant reprogramming of the franchise programme. TfL does not believe that this new programme, with several franchise extensions, ...
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