Archive for category: Subways and Underground

Skanska awarded Second Avenue Subway Systems project contract

Skanska USA’s civil construction business unit has been awarded a contract by the Metropolitan Transportation Authority in New York for the Second Avenue Subway Systems project. The construction value of the project is $261.9 million. Skanska, with j...
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Skanska awarded Second Avenue Subway Systems project contract

Skanska USA’s civil construction business unit has been awarded a contract by the Metropolitan Transportation Authority in New York for the Second Avenue Subway Systems project. The construction value of the project is $261.9 million. Skanska, with j...
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Alstom awarded Singapore metro contract

Alstom has been awarded a contract by the Land Transport Authority of Singapore to provide new rolling stock for two of its Mass Rapid Transit lines. The Circle Line and North East Line will also have signalling upgrades. Alstom will deliver 18 new Met...
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Prison for man who knocked Tube driver unconscious

A man who punched a Tube driver in the face, leaving him unconscious on the platform at Barking station, has been jailed for 23 months. Charlie Davies, of Heathway, Dagenham, was identified following a public appeal for information by British Transport...
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Prison for man who knocked Tube driver unconscious

A man who punched a Tube driver in the face, leaving him unconscious on the platform at Barking station, has been jailed for 23 months. Charlie Davies, of Heathway, Dagenham, was identified following a public appeal for information by British Transport...
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RMT rejects ‘derisory’ Olympic Tube pay offer

The RMT has rejected a ‘derisory’ Olympic pay offer from London Underground. The union said is has also ‘agreed to step up the pressure for a deal that properly rewards the additional workload and pressure that staff will need to carr...
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Tube carried ‘highest number of passengers’ in December

Figures published today by Transport for London (TfL) show that London Underground (LU) carried the ‘highest number of passengers in its history during December’. Friday 9 December 2011 saw the highest number of daily passenger journeys eve...
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Transport for London & CBS Outdoor renew advertising contract

Transport for London (TfL) and CBS Outdoor have confirmed CBS Outdoor will retain responsibility for all adverts on the London Underground network through TfL’s commercial advertising concession. CBS Outdoor has held the commercial advertising co...
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Transport for London & CBS Outdoor renew advertising contract

Transport for London (TfL) and CBS Outdoor have confirmed CBS Outdoor will retain responsibility for all adverts on the London Underground network through TfL’s commercial advertising concession. CBS Outdoor has held the commercial advertising co...
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TfL plans ‘major engineering works’ for Christmas Day

This year, the annual Christmas Day closure of the Tube, DLR, London Overground, Tramlink and London Buses is being used by Transport for London to get ahead with major engineering works to upgrade the system. Train depots and bus garages will be staff...
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