Category Archive: Latest news

May 16

Warning!!! PCN’s being issued for over-ranking at Paddington.

Warning…PCNs are now being issued by both CEOs and CCTV for over-ranking at Paddington Station. If you queue along Harrow Road, Edgware Road or Praed Street you are now risking getting a ticket. Below is the notice issued by LTPH Ranks…

Dec 12

2nd Suburban Workshop

The 2nd Suburban Workshop was held at Palestra on Monday 10th December 2012. Here is LTPH’s slide from the workshop, followed by a presentation from Suburban driver Gary Slater about the scheme operating in Clapham.

Dec 05

LBC Presenter Steve Allen’s apology to the Taxi trade.

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 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 05

Taxi Fares Consultation 2013

Oct 22

Black Cabs maker goes into Administration

Manganese Bronze, makers of the world famous London black cab today called in administrators. Chief Executive John Russell admitted crisis talks to save the business had collapsed. “We’ve had a very difficult time over the last four years – the credit crunch has been very hard on us,” he said. “The board of directors have …

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