London’s public transport was covered with urine, vomit and faecal matter THOUSANDS of times last year, according to new figures released.
TfL buses and trains were reported soiled a staggering 14,632 times last year it has been revealed. Some more than twice per week.
In reports it has been revealed that The five lines with Night Tube services were the Underground lines that were soiled most often.
October was apparently the worst month on the bus network with 1,351 incidents of ‘soiling’ recorded during this month alone.
During the World Cup last summer in July, there were 1,291 incidents at a time when London was in the midst of a record heatwave with figures regularly in the 30s.
Of all the lines on the London tube system, the worst affected was the Northern Line with 221 of incidents taking place on the route. The route famously has many nightlife spots, nightclubs and bars etc.
The BBC reports that a spokesperson for TfL said: “We aim to deal with any incidents of this nature on our network as soon as possible once they are reported, with specialist staff available to undertake cleaning as required.
“We ask all customers to consider their fellow passengers and to help us to keep the network running safely and smoothly.”
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