FOI request detail

Station Codes

Request ID: FOI-4250-2324
Date published: 11 March 2024

You asked

Today, 17/02/2024, I heard a Code 8 regarding the Crossrail Platform announced at Whitechapel. I am unable to find information on a Code 8, only 1-7 and Ins. Sands. What staff codes are there and what are their meanings? Must I have been mistaken hearing an 8?

We answered

Our ref: FOI-4250-2324

Thank you for your request received by Transport for London (TfL) on 17 February 2024 asking for information about station codes.

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.

Cleaners Codes:
01 Blood
02 Urine & excrement
03 Vomit
04 Spillage
05 Broken glass
06 Litter
07 Report to operations room
08 Empty bins

Please note that while there is some consistency these codes are not set in stone across stations.

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

Yours sincerely,

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

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