London news TfL spent millions making toilets on the London Underground Covid-safe last year Uk news
MetiNews.Com - A Freedom of Information request sent to the authority revealed the budget for cleaning facilities in 2020 was set at £2.8 million
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. In order to eradicate traces of the virus, surfaces like seats, rails and toilet seats must be cleaned continuously. For more news and features about London directly to your inbox sign up to our newsletter here .
TfL were not able to confirm to MyLondon what 2021's budget was for the same cleaning requirements but with the second wave of the pandemic still raging on you would expect the network to continue to spend similar amounts this year. And despite the fact London is locked down, key workers have criticised the London Underground, claiming Tubes on Monday morning (January 11) were full of people unable to socially distance.
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