LONDON (Reuters) - U.S. activist investor Sandell Asset Management demanded British transport operator FirstGroup split off its U.S. business, owner of the yellow school buses that operate across the country, to invest in its domestic arm.
LONDON (Reuters) - U.S. activist shareholder Sandell Asset Management went public on Wednesday with a demand for British transport operator FirstGroup to split off its U.S. business to invest in its domestic arm.
Transport for London (TfL) has said that renovation work at Vauxhall Tube station will begin in January 2014 with an investment of £36m
A crowd of over 1,000 cyclists gathered outside Transport for London headquarters on Friday to protest what they say is dangerous transport infrastructure in the city. The protest comes after a rough month for London bike riders: in the course of just two
There is overwhelming support for the Crossrail 2 high-capacity rail line between south-west and north-east London, according to the findings of a public consultation by Transport for London (TfL) and Network Rail.
London's mayor is planning to close almost all the ticket offices on the London Underground transport network by 2015, with the loss of around 750 jobs. Ecommerce giant Amazon is reportedly in talks with Transport for London to use these closed ticket offices as "drop off" points for deliveries.
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London's Heathrow is the fourth busiest airport on the planet, and it's not nearly big enough to handle the doubling in traffic the UK's Department for Transport predicts will hit by 2030. Some want to construct a third runway, but that...Show More Summary
Here's a date for your diaries. For the first time since 1992 and maybe for the last time ever, London Transport Museum will be running steam trains to Uxbridge along the Metropolitan line on Sunday 8th December 2013. The recently restored...Show More Summary
The challenges are the same the world over, says Transport for London Commissioner Sir Peter Hendy CBE. He also serves as president of the International Association of Public Transport (UITP), which gives him a unique perspective. The common features he...
Bus or tube? The answer for Prince William and his wife, Duchess Kate, today was both! The royal couple explored London's transportation system on behalf of Poppy Day. For the special occasion, Kate was decked out in what we're calling her "November coat." Watch now to find out why! On Allie: Mango blazer, Banana Republic sweater
Cubic Transportation Systems has partnered with Southern Railway to provide modernised ITSO smart ticket acceptance capabilities on the network's 90 stations outside London.
Milton Keynes, a town north of London, has announced that it will be deploying 100 driverless pods (officially known as ULTra PRT transport pods) as a public transportation system. A similar system has been running for two years at Heathrow airport. The plan is to have the system up and running by 2015, with a […]
Nov. 12 - 13, 2013 San Francisco, CA Tickets On Sale Now Driverless pods are officially going to be one U.K. town’s mode of public transportation. Those dirty, noisy buses are headed out to the retirement yard. North of London, …
Months after journalist Glenn Greenwald's partner David Miranda was detained by authorities at London's Heathrow airport for transporting documents from filmmaker Laura Poitras in Germany to his home with Greenwald in Brazil, UK officials are claiming that Miranda's actions amounted to "espionage" and even "terrorism."
The British Department for Transport (DfT) has launched a competition to find a new private-sector operator for the 632km East Coast mainline, which links London, Peterborough, Doncaster, Leeds, York, Newcastle and Edinburgh.
LONDON (Reuters) - G4S, the world's largest security services firm that is fighting to restore its reputation after a series of contract scandals, has rejected a $2.5 billion offer for its cash transportation business.
Platform 20 at London Waterloo station has been re-opened to the public six months ahead of schedule, following an agreement between the South West Trains-Network Rail Alliance and the Department for Transport.
Coroner Mary Hassell has submitted a Prevention of Future Death report to Boris Johnson and Transport for London following the death of two cyclists on one of the Mayor's cycle superhighways. The document can be downloaded here: Download Dorling & de Gerin-Ricard - PFD# A report about the inquest into...
CORE Issues Trust, a London-based Christian charity supporting ex-gay issues, has brought legal action against Transport for London (TfL), requesting the transportation company remove bus ads by the homosexual activist group Stonewa...