Free Travel on the Tube for under 11s.

Meeting: 
MQT on 2006-03-22
Session date: 
March 22, 2006
Reference: 
2006/0583
Question By: 
Sally Hamwee
Organisation: 
Liberal Democrats
Asked Of: 
The Mayor

Question

What will be the cost to TfL in the financial year 2006/07 of introducing free travel on the Tube for under 11s? What revenue has been lost by the withdrawal of the family travelcard?

Answer

Answer for Free Travel on the Tube for under 11s.

Answer for Free Travel on the Tube for under 11s.

Answered By: 
The Mayor

Free travel on the Tube and DLR in the offpeak for accompanied under 11s will cost TfL around £1m pa.There is no evidence that the withdrawal of the Family Travelcard has led to any loss of revenue.