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London Regional Transport

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1984 Created by the London Regional Transport Act 1984. Placed under direct control of the Secretary of State for Transport. Took over responsibility from the Greater London Council. The headquarters were at the former London Transport Executive building at 55 Broadway.

1985 The company was re-organised into several companies with London Regional Transport as the holding company. London Buses Limited was formed to manage the bus network and London Underground Limited managed the Underground network.

1994 On the privatisation of British Rail, the Waterloo and City Line passed to the London Underground as part of London Regional Transport management

1994/95 The bus units were sold.

2000 Responsibility for public transport in London transferred to Transport for London, an agency of the newly created Greater London Authority

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