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Newslinks | Tube Cooling, Battersea Power Station, River Services, Oxford Circus

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  • Mansell Construction has been awarded the contract to cool and add ventilation to the Tube [Transport Briefing]
  • New designs have been unveiled for Battersea Power Station. They include the first ever privately funded extension of the Tube, with a Northern Line branch expected to reach the site by 2015 [Evening Standard].
  • Kulveer Ranger, the Mayor's Transport Policy Chief, has said that river services will never ease pressure on London's transport system - only days after the Mayor launched his river concordat [Regen.net].
  • Oxford Circus is to get a pedestrian friendly revamp by Christmas, including some street pedestrianization and a new crossing at the junction between Oxford Street and Regent Street [Evening Standard].