Fines up to £ 200 in the absence of a mask in London transport

Faced with the new variant omicron, the change in national regulation announced on Monday by the government requires wearing the mask in transport and shops.

If you are a user of the TFL services, you have surely already received an email from the transport company: from November 30, 2021, the port of the mask is again compulsory on board public transport and in stores in the'Together of the United Kingdom.Non-compliance with these measures will expose the population to fines.

TFL and police officers will be able to issue fines up to £ 200

In a press release, Transports for London said the methods of applying new measures to combat the coronavirus announced by the government.Already compulsory in TFL services, wearing the mask is again imposed on a national level, accompanied by sanctions in the event of non-compliance with the measurement.The 500 control agents in TFL uniform and partner police will ensure: anyone does not comply with the regulations in force may be refused access to the network, be asked to leave it or be inflicted a fineup to £ 200, from the first offense.This measure is valid for all users of TFL services (metro, bus, train, but also private taxis and rental vehicles), except if they are exempt for valid reasons.

Sadiq Khan welcomes this new measure at the national level

Des amendes jusqu’à £200 en cas d’absence de masque dans les transports londoniens

The mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, said on this subject: "It is proven that wearing the mask is the most effective public health measure to fight COVI.I congratulate myself on the announcement of the government according to which the wearing of the mask is now compulsory in stores and in public transport on a national scale, as was already the case on the TFL network.This is a measure that I have been asking for a long time.With adequate application powers, TFL will now be able to work with its police partners and really strengthen compliance with the law on the network, the few selfish people who refuse to wear a mask being liable to a fine.[…] TFL control agents will continue to monitor compliance with regulations throughout the network in order to ensure the greatest possible security for passengers and staff ".

TFL recalls its investment in the fight against the spread of the epidemic

In order to facilitate the adaptation of the London population to this hardening of the measures, TFL will distribute on Tuesday, November 30, and for a short period, masks in the key places of the capital.The transport company recalls that metro trains and stations are cleaned with hospital quality cleaning substances, and the Imperial College London has been carrying out independent tests since September 2020.They consist in taking swipes from the contact points of the entire TFL network: no trace of the coronavirus has been found since the start of this initiative.In addition, TFL has already installed more than 1,100 hand disinfectants and UV light devices permanently disinfecting the ramps of the escalators.

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