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22.06.15

TfL unveils Night Tube map

London Underground has launched the official map for the Night Tube.

The new map shows which Tube lines and stations will operate 24-hour services on Fridays and Saturdays, starting in the early hours of 12 September 2015.

Night Tube services are on the following lines on Friday nights and the early hours of Saturday and Sunday mornings:

  • Central: trains will run between Ealing Broadway and Hainault;
  • Jubilee: trains will run on the entire line;
  • Northern: trains will run on the entire line except on the Mill Hill East and Bank branches;
  • Piccadilly: trains will run between Cockfosters and Heathrow Terminal 5;
  • Victoria: trains will run on the entire line.

nighttube-map(Click to enlarge)

The proposals have angered the drivers’ unions, however. RTM reported last week that members of Aslef had voted 97% in favour of strike action over the Night Tube. The union claims that new rosters that London Underground wants to institute to run all-night services would mean Tube drivers will have to work an unlimited number of weekend and night shifts for no extra pay.

A 24-hour strike is now set to take place from 9.30pm on 8 July, which the union said will shut down the "entire Tube network". More strike dates are to be announced.

Members of the RMT and TSSA unions are also being balloted for strike action.

Gareth Powell, London Underground's director of strategy and service development, said: "The introduction of the Night Tube is a historic step in our modernisation of the Underground. The Night Tube map shows our customers exactly when and where they can use this landmark service, which will make their late night journeys quicker and easier than ever before. As well making life easier for people, the Night Tube will also boost London's night-time economy, supporting thousands of jobs and stimulating hundreds of millions of pounds in economic growth."

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