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Ross Lydall is the City Hall Editor and Transport Editor of the Evening Standard. He reports on the Mayor, Transport for London, City Hall politics, planes, trains and automobiles – and anything else he spots while travelling around the city, normally by bike.... MORE

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Ross Lydall is the City Hall Editor and Transport Editor of the Evening Standard. He reports on the Mayor, Transport for London, City Hall politics, planes, trains and automobiles – and anything else he spots while travelling around the city, normally by bike.

London

New homes and £9,000 for Londoners affected by HS2

Householders in tower blocks by the Euston site are offered help to leave after years of noise, vibration and poor air quality.

Sep 29, 2022
Transport

Beginning of the end of WFH? Tube and Elizabeth line hit new records

Number of Underground journeys on Monday hits highest level in more than two years

Sep 29, 2022
London

Sadiq Khan accused of ‘greenwashing’ policies with new podcast launch

Tunnelling work on the £2bn Silvertown tunnel under the Thames began earlier this month

Sep 28, 2022
World

Virgin Atlantic launches new gender neutral Vivienne Westwood uniforms

Male staff now able to wear one of the airline’s famous red skirts

Sep 28, 2022
UK

Pound collapse ‘means cut-price chance to see new king’

Chief executive of Virgin Atlantic says Government needs to change course to stop hurting economy - but collapse could mean boost for tourism

Sep 27, 2022
Transport

Elizabeth Line delivers £20m boost for TfL

Passengers take two million trips a week and it’s the most reliable route in the UK

Sep 27, 2022
Transport

Five million trips on Northern line extension

The £1.1bn extension, with new stations at Nine Elms and Battersea Power station, was the first Tube extension this century

Sep 23, 2022
London

Byford: Elizabeth line station at Bond Street will be my parting gift

The new station at Bond Street will be the ‘jewel in the crown’ for Crossrail

Sep 23, 2022
Transport

Revealed: why TfL commissioner Andy Byford has decided to quit London

‘Sadiq Khan has been incredibly supportive... there were no rows whatsoever’

Sep 23, 2022
London

Cyclists form ‘human barrier’ in Old Street safety protest

Campaigners protested at Old Street on Thursday morning to highlight the dangers of the ‘Clerkenwell boulevard’ route on World Car-free Day.

Sep 22, 2022
London

TfL commissioner Andy Byford quits in major blow to Sadiq Khan

Capital’s transport chief will leave at the end of next month and return to the US

Sep 22, 2022
London

New fears of council tax rise after £500m bailout for Tube and buses

Sadiq Khan has announced he will provide TfL with up to £500m from City Hall funds over the next 18 months

Sep 21, 2022
UK

Fresh rail strikes set to hit north London derby and Tory conference

Members of Aslef will walk out on October 1 and 5 - with the RMT also striking on the first day

Sep 20, 2022