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Rising passenger numbers expose the foolishness of scrapping the RV1 bus route

New figures obtained from Transport for London reveal that passenger numbers for the RV1 bus route increased during the Summer and Autumn this year, undermining TfL’s justification for scrapping the bus route.

The figures have been obtained by Caroline Pidgeon, the Liberal Democrat London Assembly Member and the chair of the London Assembly Transport Committee.

Commenting on the figures, Caroline Pidgeon said:

Crossrail delays and costs - this really is the worst case scenario

After Transport for London released documents relating to the delay in Crossrail, it is becoming very clear that the Mayor knew of the delay in July - but key materials still have not been released.

Caroline Pidgeon said:

“It is now clear that the Mayor was told on July 26 that Crossrail’s opening date was at “high risk”.

Campaigning in West Green, Haringey

Caroline joined candidate Elizabeth Payne, and a great team of Haringey Lib Dem activists, to campaign for the West Green ward by-election on 13th December.

Suburban rail needs investment and a strategy

Launching a new report by the London Assembly Transport Committee, Caroline Pidgeon stressed the importance of suburban rail to London's transport network, and the investment and strategic thinking that is needed to make it work smoothly.

Caroline said:

“The rail network is an essential part of the rhythm and movement in this city.

“For Londoners and visitors to get around our city our rail network has to be world-class. Currently, it is not.

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