London underground will switch to clock mode on Fridays and Saturdays, according to Reuters. Next weekend till 05:30 am will start to work the first two lines, and the rest will go for such a scheme at a later date.
Trains will run at night between North and South London, as well as between the Eastern and Western parts of the city. The interval of movement of trains, informs Bi-bi-si, will be 10 minutes in the entire Victoria line and on the segment center line between the stations “white city” and “Leytonstone”. In areas “Ealing Broadway” — the “white city” and “Leytonstone” — “Lauton/Hanot” trains will run approximately every 20 minutes.
The fare at night will match the rate for off-peak load hours, day tickets will also be valid, but their validity will expire at 04:30 am.
In the future we plan to introduce a night train schedule for the stations of the Ring line, lines, Metropolitan, district and Hammersmith & city. By 2017, night trains will be introduced on sections of the system of urban trains London Overground, and by 2021 — DLR Docklands.
According to the mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, the introduction of night train will support night clubs and bars of the city, and in the end will increase the volume of the economy of the British capital of £77 million ($100 million) per year.
Night trains will patrol 100 police officers.
London underground carries each year, some 1.3 billion passengers.