£10m scheme to double commuters on the Thames
A £10 million boost to double the number of commuters travelling along the Thames over the next seven years was announced today by Transport for London.
The scheme aims to increase the number of passengers to 12 million and also includes plans for three new piers on the river, with the first at Plantation Wharf in Battersea this year.
Two more piers have planning permission at Battersea Power Station and Enderby Wharf while signs, information boards and ticketing facilities will be improved at existing piers.
River commuters will be able to use new contactless “wave and pay” tickets, there will be better interchange announcements on Tubes and buses and more cycle parking.....Read more