London faces bleak future without £5bn cash boost, says Sadiq Khan

Mayor says TfL could return to ‘bad old days’ without central government support

The London mayor, Sadiq Khan, has warned that the capital faces a bleak future of crumbling infrastructure and a return to the “bad old days” of unreliable tube and bus services unless the government steps in with almost £5bn of funding.

The mayor said that without further central government support, investment would stall and infrastructure would collapse, affecting the whole of the UK’s economic recovery.

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