London's tube and trains will temporary shutdown. It's up to 40 stations are earmarked to close until further notice.
Starts this morning, London’s tube and trains will temporary shutdown. It’s up to 40 stations are earmarked to close until further notice. Nine stations have shut this morning and the rest of the capital’s transport network will be scaled back from tomorrow with the Waterloo & City line shut completely and Night Tube services scrapped.
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Coronavirus, London: tube and trains are about to close
Before go, try to check id their station is open before travelling, like Transport for London (TfL) asked.
From Monday, TfL will further limit the rest of the Tube network with fewer trains running – with around half the number of services passing through Zone 1. London Overground, TfL Rail, the DLR and London Tram lines will also run fewer services. The capital’s bus network will run a Saturday service through the week.
Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan said, “People should not be travelling, by any means, unless they really, really have to. Londoners should be avoiding social interaction unless absolutely necessary, and that means they should be avoiding using the transport network unless absolutely necessary. “London will get through these extraordinarily challenging times, and ensuring the capital’s critical workers can move around the city will be crucial.”
The latest update about Coronavirus that the death today up to 105 in Britain with the first recorded death in Northern Ireland. Overall, the UK’s infection rate spiked again yesterday, soaring by 676 cases from 1,950 to 2,626. Twenty thousand troops are on standby to help the police and NHS in the battle against the Coronavirus. The armed forces are poised to step in to take over hotels and run them as hospitals and to man roadblocks if required, in a dramatic escalation of the government’s response to the disease. Last night, Boris Johnson tonight hinted London could face a Coronavirus total lockdown.