A weekly round-up of London’s rail transport news…
Although the majority of people comply with the law regarding wearing a face cover on public transport, TfL is stepping up its enforcement against people who still refuse to wear one without good reason.
A temporary reprieve for cash, as TfL has put on hold plans to stop accepting cash as payment for travel tickets.
The overall cost of London’s public transport costs will rise by 2.6% on 1st March, but that overall number hides big discrepancies in how the fares rise is being implemented.
The number of people who used the Santander Cycles scheme during 2020 soared, although the number of actual rides taken barely budged over the year.
So far, since the regulations came into effect about wearing a face covering on public transport, 170 people have been prosecuted in court for non-compliance.
The site, to the north of London, is an interesting one, as HS2 trains will pass right through the middle of a disused railway station.
Tube trains have made their first test trips along the Northern line extension to Battersea over the Christmas break.
The cost of the Barking Riverside extension of the London Overground has risen, and the opening date pushed back by up to a year.
The latest local newsletters have been sent with details of the works going on to complete construction of the Northern line extension to Battersea Power Station.