A 24-hour service operate on 5 London Underground lines on Friday and Saturday night to make it simpler for people to obtain home
LONDON’s 24-hour transportation network has been even more broadened to consist of sections of the London Overground.
But which lines presently run a 24-hour service, how much do they cost, when will the Overground service be extended and which parts of the line will run all-night?
Previous Mayor Boris Johnson’s brain child was kept back by a year as the Rail, Maritime and Transport Union (RMT) encountered TfL over pay and conditions.
But the task removed in 2016 and after a staggered start all 5 proposed lines are running all-night services for Londoners on the weekends with the London Overground now set to join them.
We expose whatever you have to understand about London’s night transportation network.
Which lines remain open?
The very first lines to handle the 24-hour service were the Central and Victoria lines on August 19, 2016.
Central line services run in between Ealing Broadway and Loughton/Hainault while the whole Victoria line remains open.
The Jubilee Line went 24 hour in October on the whole line.
Providers were then introduced on the Northern line and the Piccadilly line signed up with the network in December.
And in July, 2017, it was revealed the London Overground, likewise described as the Orange Line, will run all night on Friday and Saturdays in between New Cross Gate and Dalston Junction– with the service to then be reached Highbury & Islington in 2018.
The Northern line runs 24-hour from Morden through Camden Town and on to Edgeware/High Barnet without any service on the Bank or Mill Hill East branches.
Piccadilly line runs in between Cockfosters and Heathrow Terminal 5 without any services on the Terminal 4 loop or in between Uxbridge and Acton Town.
TfL stated they “strategy to broaden the night time service to parts of the Metropolitan, Circle, District, and Hammersmith & City lines as soon as our modernisation programs are total”.
How routine are the trains?
Victoria line services run every 10 minutes in between all stations.
Central line trains likewise perform at 10 minute periods in between White City and Leytonstone, and every 20 minutes in between White City and Ealing Broadway and the exact same in between Leytonstone and Loughton/Hainault.
No night tube services run in between Loughton and Epping, Woodford and Hainault or North Acton and West Ruislip.
Jubilee services perform at 10 minute periods calling at all stations.
Piccadilly line trains in between Cockfosters and Heathrow Terminal 5 are likewise anticipated to run every 10 minutes.
Northern line services perform at 8 minute periods in between Morden and Camden Town and every 15 minutes on from there to High Barnet/Edgware.
How much does it cost and is it safe?
Regular off-peak fairs use throughout the service with day travelcards legitimate up until 4.29 am the day after purchase.
There is likewise staff on hand at all stations while the service functions to assist guests.
In addition TfL has stated there is “a boosted policing existence throughout the over night services”, as more than 100 polices have been released to patrol the 144 stations that will remain open through the night each weekend.
Town hall thinks the Night Tube supplies an increase of over ₤ 70million a year to London’s economy, along with supporting roughly 2,000 tasks.
Mayor of London Sadiq Khan informed The Evening Standard: “Our Night Tube services have been a genuine success right throughout the capital, so I’m thrilled to reveal that we’ll be bringing the night Overground to the East London line later on this year.