Department for Transport

Transport for London to get £1,800,000,000 bailout

November 1, 2020

Transport for London has secured a bailout to continue operating services until the end of March 2021. The exact amount of money involved is subject to passenger revenue in the coming months but is set to be around £1.8 billion. TfL said: ‘Discussions on longer-term sustainable funding continue.’ Amendments to the Congestion Charge introduced in […]

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HS2 protesters spray fake blood on DfT entrance and glue themselves to doors

September 4, 2020

Extinction Rebellion and other anti-HS2 protesters sprayed fake blood over the entrance of the Department for Transport as construction on the controversial high-speed rail line officially began. Demonstrators glued themselves to the door of the DfT’s London headquarters and chanted ‘HS2 is ecocide’ and ‘HS2 has blood on their hands’ as police tried to remove […]

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