Newslinks | Budget Holes, Twitter, High Speed Rail

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  • The London Assembly Budget and Performance committee suggests that there's a £1.7bn hole in TfL's accounts. Will there be fare rises to plug it? [FT]
  • The Mayor's use of twitter delivered for overheated bus users, reports PR Week (which reports without irony that the real-time tweets led to a snail-mail response by City Hall's Transport Director).
  • 10 years until HS2? So says Sir David Rowlands, who's heading up the scheme [Scotsman].
  • CN Plus takes apart the latest volley in the Tube Lines / TfL funding gap row, placing the blame firmly at the feet of the PPP framework.