Night-Tube Debut Requires Affordable Deal With Unions, TfL Says

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Tube workers had been offered a 2 percent pay increase this year and at least 1 percent in 2016 to back the Night Tube, plus a 500-pound bonus on affected lines and a 2,000-pound lump sum for drivers.

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London Mayor Boris Johnson’s planned Night Tube service requires a sustainable pay deal with the subway’s unions if it’s to begin operating as planned on Sept. 12, according to Transport for London, which oversees the system.

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