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Archive for August, 2012

Opposition to Abolishing the Taxi Cap in Southampton

On the 23rd August 12 the Law Commission held a meeting at the Union House in Southampton. The Unite Union, Southampton Hackney Association, taxi drivers and Southampton Trade Association were in attendance to put pressure on the Law Commision over it’s proposals to abolish the limits on the number of taxis registered for trade in […]

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Notice 10/12: Olympic Route Network and Paralympic Route Network

The Olympic Route Network (ORN) and the Games Lanes along the ORN ceased operation at midnight on Tuesday 14 August 2012, enabling athletes, officials and the world’s media to leave London after the Olympics ended. The final works to reinstate pedestrian crossings and remove any temporary signs, Olympic Rings, barriers and other measures from the […]

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NISSAN UNVEILS A BOLD NEW VISION FOR THE LONDON ‘BLACK CAB’

‘THE NISSAN NV200 LONDON TAXI’ [youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iHW5KI6IIEM&w=640&h=360] Nissan unveils a new Hackney Carriage for the Capital Affordable and 50% more fuel efficient, than alternative cabs Complies with TfL regulations, including 25ft turning circle All-electric e-NV200 prototype London Taxi to be tested in 2013 Fully backed by London Mayor, Boris Johnson, the Licensed Taxi Drivers’ Association […]

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RE-ISSUED: TfL Advisory, Alterations to Olympic Route Network

Press release corrected below. First version incorrectly stated that: “The left turn from Vernon Place onto A4200 Kingsway will be reintroduced’. It should have stated: “The left turn from Vernon Place onto A4200 Southampton Row will be reintroduced.” In line with its commitment to keeping disruption to Londoners to an absolute minimum, Transport for London […]

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