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 Friday, March 16, 2012

At TfL's Board Meeting yesterday, item 5 on the agenda was discussion of the organisation's draft budget for 2012/13. This is a detailed document outlining plans for the financial year ahead, including key performance targets and intended operational outlay. There's plenty about meeting the challenge of the Olympics, of course, but also hidden nuggets revealing that Kensington (Olympia) station is to be gated, that RV1 will become the UK's first bus route operated entirely with ‘zero emission’ buses, and that no new Barclays Cycle Superhighways will open in the next twelve months.

I've scoured Appendix 4 which is a lengthy list of Key deliverables and milestones, and picked out the following deadlines as being of potential interest. If you're transport-inclined, you might like to be aware of what TfL are planning between now and March 2013:

April 2012: Electric vehicles - 600 charge points installed
May 2012: Bond Street station upgrade project - demolition to ground level complete
May 2012: Go live of contactless payment cards (credit or debit cards) on London Buses
June 2012: Victoria station upgrade - completion and bring into use of Network Rail to LU ticket hall stairs (Sussex stairs)
June 2012: New Bus for London - delivery of vehicle No 8

July 2012: S-Stock preview service on Hammersmith & City line
July 2012: British Transport Police – CCTV (Phase 1-3) 110 stations viewable
July 2012: Platform cooling at Green Park station
July 2012: Station wi-fi service brought into beneficial use
"Summer 2012": Emirates Air Line - commencement of trial operations, revenue operation commences
August 2012: Northern line upgrade - start system testing (High Barnet to West Finchley)
September 2012: Central line train refresh complete (windows and seats)

October 2012: Final S8 stock available for delivery to London
October 2012: First S7 train available for delivery to London
November 2012: Tottenham Hale Gyratory - construction started
November 2012: New South London line (East London line phase 2) - commencement of trial operations
December 2012: New South London line - commence passenger service
December 2012: S-Stock in timetabled Hammersmith & City service
December 2012: Northern line upgrade - 106 trains ready for revenue automatic train operation service

January 2013: Completion of Central line blockade (11 points and crossing and 500m ballasted track replacement achieved)
February 2013: Tottenham Court Road - commence ticket hall fit out, start New Oxford Street entrance fit out
February 2013: Barclays Cycle Superhighways - Phase 2 (routes 5 and 12) detailed design completed
March 2013: Victoria line capacity increase - introduction of working time table 35 (33 trains per hour)
March 2013: Roll-out of new air conditioned trains on Metropolitan line complete; all A-Stock removed from service (latest possible date)
March 2013: 55 Pedestrian Countdown at Traffic Signal Sites on Street
March 2013: Stepney Green to Bromley-by-Bow infrastructure complete
March 2013: Station wi-fi project complete

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