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Mayor Sadiq Khan announces launch date for London Underground’s all-night trains

London Mayor Sadiq Khan

By: Eastern Eye Staff

All-night services on London’s Underground trains will be launched for the first time in August, the city’s new mayor Sadiq Khan said on Monday, despite union protests against the move. The long-awaited 24-hour services will be launched on August 19 on two of the network’s 11 lines on Friday and Saturday nights before being rolled out more widely. The London Underground, widely known as the Tube, dates back to 1863 and carries over one billion passengers every year. “The Night Tube is absolutely vital to my plans to support and grow London’s night-time economy—creating more jobs and opportunities for all…

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