Commuters to receive free travel for a month from Gospel Oak to Barking

Sadiq Khan the London mayor has requested free travel for commuters who use the Gospel to Barking Overground line due to software setbacks and repeated delays.

Around 30,000 commuters will receive free travel as compensation from 31 August until 1 October who use the line daily.

Heidi Alexander, deputy mayor for transport said, “I’m delighted that the new electric trains are now fully in operation on the Gospel Oak to Barking line, doubling capacity for passengers, providing free WiFi and improving air quality for everyone.

“The month’s free travel, which was requested by the mayor, is a well-deserved thank you to passengers for their patience, and we have made it as simple as possible for people to benefit from this offer.”

Article from London Loves Business.