Tube to get full mobile phone coverage by end of 2024
Passengers on the London Underground will have mobile coverage throughout the network by the end of 2024, London Mayor Sadiq Khan has said.Transport for London (TfL) said work on preparing some of the capital’s busiest stations – including Oxford Circus, Tottenham Court Road and Bank – will begin soon, and they will be among the first fully connected stations by the end of next year.
Transport Secretary Grant Shapps has hailed the London Underground's first major expansion this century as a "win for everyone", as two new stations opened on the Northern Line today.
Mr Shapps visited the new stations at Nine Elms and Battersea Power Station with London Mayor Sadiq Khan, who said the development will help support up to 25,000 jobs and 20,000 homes. Report by Buseld. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn
Mayor of London Sadiq Khan unveils a series of painted road crossings in central London, created by artist Yinka Ilori, as the British capital hopes to transform a dull and grey winter into an explosion of colour and life amid the coronavirus pandemic.
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London Mayor Sadiq Khan unveiled his new advisers for the summer, the Mayors of Play, at London Zoo on Tuesday morning.These five young Londoners have helped the Mayor create a Tube map of activities in the capital that families can enjoy this summer.
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A concerned councillor, Geoff Barraclough, has said a new tourist attraction in the heart of London risked turning the capital into a “laughingstock”.
The Marble Arch Mound, a man-made mountain offering views of Oxford Street, Hyde Park and Mayfair, got off to a bad start when it opened on Thursday. One visitor rated it 5/10, while another said, “it felt like a building site”. Report by Buseld. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn