London’s tube to have full mobile access by 2024

Transport for London has announced it’s appointed BAI Communications to deliver full 4G mobile communications across the tube network. London Mayor Sadiq Khan says key central stations such as Oxford Circus and Euston will benefit by the end of next year. TfL says BAI Cwill enable mobile coverage on the whole Tube network, helping to […]

Union says driverless tube would cost £7bn

The rail union ASLEF has published details of what it says is a leaked document which estimates that introducing driverless trains onto the London Underground would be “economically unfeasible”. It says the detailed 26 page document – compiled in August – which came into the hands of ASLEF, says the cost would be £7 billion, […]

Boris calls for driverless tube trains

Boris Johnson says any future government bailout of Transport for London should come on the condition that it reduces its reliance on human drivers on the tube network. City AM reports that the Prime Minister told journalists that trains can be run without somebody sitting in the driver’s cab all the time. “So what I […]


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