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Muggings up on Tower Hamlets buses

By Rob Virtue on February 14, 2012 12:35 PM |

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Robberies on buses in Tower Hamlets have gone up by 51 per cent.

There were 47 instances in the last nine months, compared to 31 in the same period in 2010, and Labour Assembly member for City and East John Biggs said the latest figure was 'deeply concerning'.

ee-Mar31-SpringroyalWedding2.jpgA large number of people are expected in central London on Friday for the Royal Wedding celebrations so TFL have issued some travel advice.

London's transport commissioner Peter Hendy, said: "We are working with our partners to ensure that everyone can get around safely and easily, and that people not involved with the celebrations can continue to move around the city with the minimum of disruption.

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He's the man responsible for guiding the world to an arena largely surrounded by water - and getting them home again.

Geoff Symonds helped write the planning application for The O2 as a consultant, and has been AEG Europe's head of transport strategy for more than two years.

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Transport for London will begin a £70million refurbishment of the Blackwall Tunnel in early February.

The cross-river link - which was the world's longest underwater tunnel when it opened in 1897 - is to be fitted with new safety, lighting and communications systems.

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A flurry of snow brought London's transport network to a grinding halt early on Monday morning.

Buses were suspended overnight and the Jubilee line was reduced to a limited westbound service as Transport for London came to terms with some of the heaviest UK snowfall in 20 years.