Request ID: FOI-2537-2223 Date published: 23 January 2023
I would like to know how much TFL has been saving from frequency reductions since January 2021.
Clarification received 11/01/2023: I'm particularly looking for bus reductions, but if figures from other modes of transport can be looked into within the limit, that would be great.
TfL Ref: FOI-2537-2223
Thank you for your request of 7th January 2023 (as clarified on 11th January 2023) asking for information about service frequency reductions.
Your request has been considered in accordance with the requirements of the Freedom of Information Act and our information access policy.
Specifically you asked: “I would like to know how much TFL has been saving from frequency reductions since January 2021.” And;
“I'm particularly looking for bus reductions, but if figures from other modes of transport can be looked into within the limit, that would be great.”
This request is virtually identical - but broader in scope - to your previous request answered under case reference FOI-1873-2223, a copy of which can be seen here:
As explained in that previous response (and in case ref FOI-1593-2223 before it), it is not possibe to source this information within the £450 costs limit for responding to FOI cases, as set out under section 12 of the Freedom of Information Act. The same rationale for the applicaion of the exemption applies in this case as those previous cases.
Note that for more general information on TfL’s finances you can review the information found in our Annual Reports and Accounts, which contains detailed information about our income and expenditure. The latest copy can be found online here:
As you can see, commentary on our finances and financial sustainability is included on pages 10 and 11. A detailed Statement of Accounts begins on page 78. Details of gross expenditure by operating division is shown on page 88.
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David Wells FOI Case Officer FOI Case Management Team General Counsel Transport for London