Tuesday, 7 February 2012
Boris bid to run every rail service in London
It would mean TfL having power over inner suburban services from Dartford, Sevenoaks and Hayes as well as the West Anglia routes from Enfield Town, Hertford East and Chingford. Mr Johnson will model his plans on the London Overground service, which has some of the highest levels of customer satisfaction in the country.
TfL would make sweeping changes to 104 stations in outer London, increasing staffing levels.
The franchises operated by West Anglia services in north-east London and Southeastern are up for renewal in 2014. Four other franchises are due for renewal during a potential second term for Mr Johnson.