FOI request detail


Request ID: FOI-0962-2223
Date published: 16 August 2022

You asked

I've read on the news that TFL will be saving £35m from the discontinuation of the 16 routes. I was wondering, how much is that figure including the 168 and 271?

We answered

Our ref: FOI-0962-2223/GH

Thank you for your request received by Transport for London (TfL) on 20 July 2022 asking for information about savings from discontinuing bus routes.

Your request has been considered under the requirements of the Freedom of Information Act 2000 and our information access policy. I can confirm that we do hold the information you require.

The withdrawal of routes 168 & 271 can only be achieved as part of a package of changes to other routes as already described in the appropriate consultation outcomes. The associated packages (a) Routes 1, 168 & 188 and (b) Routes 21, 76, 141, 143D, 234, 263 & 271 are estimated to saving a further £3.6m per annum in addition to the £35m per annum.

If this is not the information you are looking for, please do not hesitate to contact me.

If you are not satisfied with this response please see the attached information sheet for details of your right to appeal.

Yours sincerely

Graham Hurt

FOI Case Officer
FOI Case Management Team
General Counsel
Transport for London

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