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UK: Key projected milestones for London Underground during 2016-17 [free access]

May 1, 2016

Currently, Transport for London (TfL) is undertaking several system improvement measures for London Underground. These include line extensions, line modernisations and station improvements. The following table provides a snapshot of the key LU projects to be completed during 2016-17.

 

Table: Key projected milestones for London Underground during 2016-17


Delivery area

Project name

Description

Expected date of completion

Northern Line Extension

 

 

Battersea Station

 

 

Complete diaphragm walling and piling for crossover

July 2016

Initial civil design for main station box issued for construction

July 2016

Complete diaphragm walling and piling for Battersea station box

March 2017

Track

 

Track partnership management

 

16 per cent of track on the Bakerloo, Central, Victoria and sub-surface lines replaced since 2010, to renew life-expired assets and support service reliability and capacity improvements works

December 2016

Ballasted track renewal & re-ballast – achieve 13500 metres; track drainage renewal – achieve
7000 metres; deep tube renewal – achieve 6448 metres; Renew points and crossing units – achieve
16 units

March 2017

Civil

Earth Structure Stabilisation

Practical completion on embankment stabilisation from Kingsbury to Wembley Park

June 2016

Power and cooling

 

 

Four Lines Modernisation

 

 

Key enabling works completed for high voltage network resilience cable installation

May 2016

Final remote terminal unit delivered to site for the west end of the District line high voltage traction substation upgrades

July 2016

Gate 6 review undertaken of east end
of the district line high voltage traction
substation upgrades

October 2016

Legacy Train System

Central Line 1992 Tube Stock

Central line traction card overhaul of 90 trains complete

March 2017

Lifts & Escalators

 

 

 

Escalator refurbishment

 

Bring into use St Johns Wood escalator 3 module c refurbishment

May 2016

Bring into use West Ham escalator 5 module 3

August 2016

Lift refurbishment

Bring into use Elephant & Castle lift 1 following replacement

July 2016

Escalator replacement

Bring into use Chancery Lane escalator 1 following replacement

January 2017

Stations

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Victoria Station Upgrade

 

 

South ticket hall station operations room complete

December 2016

Handback north ticket hall worksites to Landsec after sectional completion

January 2017

Sectional completion of the North Ticket Hall, access to Victoria line and London Fire Emergency Passenger Access Shaft

January 2017

Tottenham Court Road Station Upgrade

 

Seele north plaza works complete

September 2016

New Passenger Facilities Open

December 2016

Bank Station Capacity Upgrade

 

Start on Site

June 2016

Tunnelling set up decommissioned

July 2016

Paddington Station Bakerloo line link

Start of tunnelling work

April 2016

South Kensington Station Stabilisation

Finish on site

May 2016

Camden Town Station Upgrade

Award of integrator contract

September 2016

Integrated Stations Programme

 

Holland Park Station – Completion of closure works (station re-opens)

September 2016

Sloane Square Station – Start on site

November 2016

Bank Station Waterloo and City line entrance

Back of house fit-out complete

December 2016

Four Lines Modernisation

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Depots

Hammersmith depot conversion phase 4 (Road 6, 8, 9 &10) physical works complete

February 2017

Automatic Train Control

 

 

 

 

Thales installation at Hammersmith Service Control Centre

July 2016

Start of installation of South Ealing test track

September 2016

Final design review 2 complete for integrated communications system

October 2016

Automatic train control guide way data gathering completed

December 2016

Automatic train control final design review 2 completed

March 2017

Infrastructure

 

 

Farringdon city siding concept design completed

October 2016

Hammersmith Service Control Centre available for pilot service control training

March 2017

Platform train interface nosing stone moves completed

March 2017

Rolling Stock

 

Last D stock removed from operational service

December 2016

Rollout of new air-conditioned trains on the district line complete

December 2016

Source: TfL Budget 2016-17