Monthly Archive: November 2012

Nov 24

Taxi Fares Consultation – The UCG Submission

Taxi Fares and Tariffs Consultation Transport for London – Taxi and Private Hire 25 October 2012 For and on behalf of the United Cabbies Group The United Cabbies Group wish to express our thanks for the invitation to respond to this document. Our response shall address each item heading as applicable and include our proposals …

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Nov 20

The Cabbies Cabinet

Leon Daniels, Transport for London’s Surface Transport Managing Director recently sent out the following letter to each and every Licensed London Taxi driver with regards to Mayor Boris Johnson’s Manifesto pledge to create a ‘Cabbies Cabinet’ to address the Taxi trade’s issues.     Mr Daniels wastes no time in patronising the Taxi trade by …

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Nov 15

Steering Box Fault in TX4 Taxis – Technical Solution and Remedial Work

Nov 15

Victoria Station taxi rank – late night marshals

Following the relocation of the taxi rank at Victoria Station to Hudson’s Place there have been problems with Gatwick Express passengers who arrive at the station between 12.30am and 4.30am accessing the new taxi rank. To help ensure that Gatwick Express passengers reach the new taxi rank between 12:30am and 04:30 marshals are now in …

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Nov 13

Remembrance Day 2012

On Sunday 11th November 2012, the United Cabbies Group once again organised a Free Taxi Shuttle Service to take all our war veterans, their helpers and families to the Cenotaph in London’s Whitehall. For the 3rd year in succession our marshals were at most of London’s stations, the Victory Services Club and the Union Jack …

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Nov 08

Remembrance Day Free Taxi Shuttle Service 2012

For the third year running the United Cabbies Group are organising the Remembrance Day Free Taxi Shuttle Service to take our war veterans and their families & helpers to the Cenotaph for the memorial service. The past 2 years have been fantastic with many drivers saying what a proud and humble experience the morning has …

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Nov 08

LBC Presenter Steve Allen’s Shameful Attack on the London Taxi Trade.

On 23rd October 2012, LBC 97.3fm Presenter Steve Allen launched an unprovoked scathing attack on the Licensed London Taxi trade. Throughout his 3 hour show he repeatedly ranted about London’s Taxi drivers and continually made negative comments towards our trade, including some which alleged criminal behaviour. Allen described all Taxi drivers as ‘dishonest’ stating “You …

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Nov 05

Taxi Fares Consultation 2013