Communication Revolution

January 2000
Logistics & Transport Focus;Jan/Feb2000, Vol. 2 Issue 1, p11
Trade Publication
London Underground has promised a communications revolution on the Tube underground railway system with up-to-the-minute information for passengers, especially about what is happening to their journey and the network as a whole. Other focuses are on improved safety and reliability, along with the real prospect of mobile phone use in deep-level Tube stations. The deal, known as Connect, involves a 350 million pound investment in a state-of-the-art radio communication system and will run for 20 years. Connect is a Private Finance Initiative and is implemented in partnership with CityLink Telecommunications, a consortium of telecommunications companies.


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