Londoners could face £27.50 daily congestion charge under Government bailout of TfL

London drivers could have to pay £27.50  a day if they drive an old polluting car through the center of the city under new congestion charge Sadiq Khan claims ministers are demanding he vastly extends congestion zone  Some motorists could be charged twice if they also travel through the ULEZ  Boris Johnson yesterday accused Mr … Read more Londoners could face £27.50 daily congestion charge under Government bailout of TfL

Londoners could face £27.50 daily congestion charge under Government bailout of TfL

London drivers could have to pay £27.50  a day if they drive an old polluting car through the center of the city under new congestion charge Sadiq Khan claims ministers are demanding he vastly extends congestion zone  Some motorists could be charged twice if they also travel through the ULEZ  Boris Johnson yesterday accused Mr … Read more Londoners could face £27.50 daily congestion charge under Government bailout of TfL

Sadiq Khan claims TfL rescue package is ‘draconian’ after ministers threaten to strip him of control

Mayor of London Sadiq Khan has claimed the Government is hitting people in the capital with ‘draconian’ measures that will cause a ‘triple whammy’ of higher costs. Mr Khan made the accusations after he said Westminster wanted to extend the £15 Congestion Charge Zone to the North and South Circular roads in 12 months’ time. He … Read more Sadiq Khan claims TfL rescue package is ‘draconian’ after ministers threaten to strip him of control

Ministers threaten to strip Sadiq Khan of control over Transport for London

The government has threatened to take away mayor Sadiq Khan’s control of Transport for London unless he cuts costs and increases fares in return for a rescue package. The London mayor needs a £4.9bn settlement to bail out TfL for the next 18 months after passenger numbers collapsed and revenue crumbled as a result of the … Read more Ministers threaten to strip Sadiq Khan of control over Transport for London

Ministers threaten to strip Sadiq Khan of control over Transport for London

The government has threatened to take away mayor Sadiq Khan’s control of Transport for London unless he cuts costs and increases fares in return for a rescue package. The London mayor needs a £4.9bn settlement to bail out TfL for the next 18 months after passenger numbers collapsed and revenue crumbled as a result of the … Read more Ministers threaten to strip Sadiq Khan of control over Transport for London

London Tube, train and bus staff are told to prepare for total SHUTDOWN

Londoners are braced for the capital’s transport system to grind to a halt this weekend as cash-strapped TfL burns through the last of its funding. Eleventh-hour talks for a £1billion bailout between ministers and Sadiq Khan have stalled because of sticking points involving the Government’s conditions for a deal. The Mayor is understood to be … Read more London Tube, train and bus staff are told to prepare for total SHUTDOWN

London Tube, train and bus staff are told to prepare for total SHUTDOWN

London Tube, train and bus staff are told to prepare for total SHUTDOWN of network this weekend unless TfL gets £1bn bailout – as Sadiq Khan is blasted over bid to extend £15 congestion zone to North and South Circulars  Eleventh-hour talks for £1billion bailout have stalled because of Govt conditions  The Mayor is refusing … Read more London Tube, train and bus staff are told to prepare for total SHUTDOWN

Duck Boats could return to the Thames as a ferry service while Hammersmith Bridge is shut

Steeped in military history, these amphibious vessels ploughed up the beaches of Normandy carrying supplies to the allied troops during D-Day. And now bright yellow duck boats could come to the rescue of Londoners by ferrying them across the River Thames while Hammersmith Bridge remains closed. MailOnline can reveal that London Duck Tours has thrown … Read more Duck Boats could return to the Thames as a ferry service while Hammersmith Bridge is shut

Duck Boats could return to the Thames as a ferry service while Hammersmith Bridge is shut

Steeped in military history, these amphibious vessels ploughed up the beaches of Normandy carrying supplies to the allied troops during D-Day. And now bright yellow duck boats could come to the rescue of Londoners by ferrying them across the River Thames while Hammersmith Bridge remains closed. MailOnline can reveal that London Duck Tours has thrown … Read more Duck Boats could return to the Thames as a ferry service while Hammersmith Bridge is shut

London bus driver dies of Covid sparking calls from Unions for tougher safety measures

A London bus driver has died of coronavirus bringing the total number of male bus drivers killed by the virus to 30. The death of Kofi Opoku, 55, has sparked calls by the Union to bring in tougher safety measures for drivers. It comes amid reports that some drivers are using scarves and swimming googles … Read more London bus driver dies of Covid sparking calls from Unions for tougher safety measures