Category: Transport for London

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 […]

New interactive Tube map reveals how busy each London Underground station is at peak times

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A data enthusiast has created an interactive map of the Tube network which shows how many thousands of passengers pass through the stations each day. The map, which mirrors the geographical layout of the capital using coordinates, shows the traditional Tube map redrawn in a spidery design. Source: New interactive Tube map reveals how busy each […]

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 […]