Passenger Numbers (1)

Meeting: 
MQT on 2018-05-17
Session date: 
May 17, 2018
Reference: 
2018/1083
Question By: 
Tony Devenish
Organisation: 
GLA Conservatives
Asked Of: 
The Mayor

Question

TfL's budget assumes that the number of Bond Street passengers will rise from 40 million this year to 69 million in 2021 and Tottenham Court Road passenger numbers will rise from 39 million this year to 68 million by2021. Does the Mayor seriously stand behind these figures for increased passenger numbers, central to underpinning TfL's budget?

Answer

Answer for Passenger Numbers (1)

Answer for Passenger Numbers (1)

Answered By: 
The Mayor

Yes, I stand behind these projections.

The new high-frequency Elizabeth line service to Reading, Heathrow, Abbey Wood and Shenfield will significantly increase the annual number of passengers using Bond Street and Tottenham Court Road stations.