Number of passengers on the tube at 40 per cent of pre-pandemic levels

Passenger numbers on TfL services are not expected to return to pre-pandemic levels until at least March next year, according to the head of the network. Speaking at a meeting of the London Assembly this morning, TfL commissioner Andy Byford told members that “we are seeing a return” to normal levels of ridership on TfL services, with passenger numbers on the Tube currently at around 40 per cent of pre-pandemic levels and buses at around 60 to 65 per cent.

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Pimlico Academy parents ‘apprehensive’ after replacement principal announced

Parents at the troubled Pimlico Academy are “apprehensive” following the news that its principal Daniel Smith has resigned and will leave the school on May 31. Future Academies, which runs the school, and is chaired by former schools minister Lord John Nash, announced on May 18 that Anthony Oulton will take over as acting principal.

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