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Transport for London warns against PFI deal for Crossrail

Private finance initiatives can cost the taxpayer more, says TfL, which wants state funding to buy Crossrail trains

Unison members vote to strike over pensions

Public sector workers set to walk out on 30 November as government and union bosses row over 29% ballot turnout

Crossrail delays £16bn train manufacturing contract

The move reduces the chances of a repeat of the Bombardier row, where its Derby factory missed out to a German rival for the £1.4bn Thameslink contract

Tube drivers are unsung heroes

They risk the trauma of ‘jumpers’ to drive millions across the capital every day underground – tube drivers deserve £50,000

Unions take legal action over change in public sector pensions

Six public sector unions demand that courts overturn switch in index-linked pensions from RPI to CPI

Unions go to high court over public sector pensions

Judges asked to rule on whether ministers broke the law when they switched uprating of pensions and benefits to CPI as opposed to historically higher RPI

Manchester’s trams to be run by Paris Metro firm

French state-owned RATP replaces Stagecoach as operators of Metrolink, Britain’s most successful tram network.

HS2 high-speed rail plans ‘a recipe for disaster’

Institute of Economic Affairs dismisses Cameron-backed £32bn High Speed Two proposal as a ‘political vanity project’.

Is your bike rusting in the shed?

Over half of all bike owners are guilty of not cycling frequently. Defy the statisticians and get back in the saddle today

7/7 inquest: Breakdown in communication did not cost lives

Emergency services welcome ruling as Lady Justice Hallett raised concerns about lack of funding to London Air Ambulance.

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