New data has revealed that hybrid working has become a permanent way of life, and millions less rail journeys are being made in and out of the capital on weekdays.
London’s three main “commuter railways” – South Western, Southeastern and GoVia Thameslink, which runs Southern, Thameslink and Great Northern – are carrying about 22 million fewer passengers a month than four years ago.
The stats come as Sadiq Khan calls on Londoners to return to the office and make the most out of our great city.
Ross Lydall, our City Hall Editor & Transport Editor, takes us behind the data and looks at the potential repercussions of this new normal.
In part two, the Evening Standard’s Financial Editor, Simon English, discusses what this all means for the City’s economy and why there's now a change of tone from the capital's big banks.
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