Expanded all-night tube plans are pre-election stunt, say rail unions

Expanded all-night tube plans are pre-election stunt, say rail unions

Unions question substance of George Osborne and Boris Johnson’s joint announcement of additions to 24-hour tube plans

London’s nascent plans for all-night tube trains are to be expanded before they have even begun, George Osborne and Boris Johnson have announced, though rail unions have expressed scepticism about the vow.

The Conservative chancellor and London mayor gave a rare joint press conference at the Tate Modern on Friday morning, unveiling 24-hour operation plans for the Metropolitan, Circle, District and Hammersmith and City lines, the London Overground and the Docklands Light Railway.

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Source: Guardian Transport

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