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Nobody really knows why the London Underground is getting less crowded

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It’s hard to tell if you recently squeezed into a Tube carriage at rush hour, but for the first time in 20 years, fewer people are riding the London Underground than in the previous year. With 20 million fewer journeys made (roughly equivalent to four million fewer passengers) when compared with the year up to […]

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TfL facing £400m budget hole as passengers desert ‘rowdy and crowded’ London Tube

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Transport for London is facing a £400m hole in its budget as passengers desert increasingly rowdy and overcrowded Tube services.TfL fares income is projected to fall £239m below expectations this financial year, with commercial income – from advertising, retail and property – £160m down, according to confidential documents seen by the Standard.The Tube is the worst […]

TfL accused of failing to tell passengers about ‘second Northern line’ run by rival firm

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Transport for London was today accused of failing to inform passengers about a “second Northern line” through central London because it will be operated by a rival firm. Thameslink services are to expand in May when trains from Cambridge and Peterborough, currently part of its sister Great Northern franchise, will continue south of King’s Cross […]

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