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London 2012 transport plan criticised by MPs

The Olympic Transport Plan was criticised by MPs this week for its lack of contingency.
The Transport Select Committee report described measures to cope with loss of power on rail lines or a security alert as vague, and doubted predictions that commuter levels would fall by 16% during the games.Olympic Delivery Authority transport director Hugh Sumner responded by stressing that plans were at a very early stage.'To have our Transport Plan ready six years before the Games is unprecedented and we have hit every one of our milestones to date,' he said.'We are not complacent, of course there will be challenges ahead, but we have no doubt we will deliver a world class transport system for the Games.'

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