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Thursday, February 19, 2009

Metronet Report four months late

Don't hold your breath if you're waiting to hear what went wrong with Metronet, as a National Audit Office report on it is four months behind schedule.

Metronet, was the private-sector consortium contracted to renew and maintain two-thirds of the Tube, and went into administration in
July 2007.

Boris and Metronet

The people at the National Audit Office (NAO) can't agree on who was at fault for the collapse. Some of the NAO blame London Underground for bad handling of the contract, whereas others put the fault at the consortium behind the company, which included Balfour Beatty and Atkins

The Independent report that a source said: "Discussions in the drafting are trying to take the view on how much the collapse was to do with Metronet and the London Underground." The report is now expected to come out by Easter.

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