Jubilee line upgrade - plans issued
Transport for London (TfL) acquired PPP contractor Tube Lines in June and inherited a works programme for the Jubilee line which was severely behind schedule.
LU is now ending the uncertainty and working to get the job done as quickly as possible whilst minimising disruption.
Over the next two weekends new signalling will be in service on the eastern section of the Jubilee line.
This will be repeated during weekends in September and October and will result in services being suspended between Green Park and Waterloo.
Despite the problems, the report has revealed good progress has been made on the eastern section of the line (which serves the O2) and will mean less disruption to businesses in Canary Wharf and North Greenwich.
Other improvements in the last year included the delivery of new air-conditioned trains on the Metropolitan line, new signalling and trains on the Victoria line, plus redevelopment work at key stations.
Talking about the upgrade, Mike Brown, LU's managing director, said: 'When complete it will mean great improvements for passengers - with capacity boosted and journey times reduced, and we are now taking a major step forward by using the new signalling for the first time in passenger service.'
A copy of the PPP Annual Report is available at tfl.gov.uk/tube