Other than during the early lockdowns, when there were significantly fewer passengers, this is not true either. Rail usage is now at or above 80% of pre-pandemic levels, and have been well above 50% for months. The full (or as close to full as possible) service was run from May 2020 as part of the conditions attached to central government funding - conditions that were conspicuously absent from the funding given to mainline TOCs.
The essential things in life are seen not with the eyes, but with the heart. --Antoine de St. Exupery
Completely the opposite to what we Northern folk were allowed to believe; with construction workers desperate to get to site hiring private buses.
Where DO they get this nonsense from?
Indeed, where do they get this utter nonsense from?
There were approx. 1.3m key workers in Greater London who had to get to work during lockdown, construction sites didn't shut and there were numerous reports of overcrowding during the morning peak especially on the Jubilee Line.
Couldn't give a monkey's what you northern folk believed, I was working end of February to mid-August 2020 and got to see the situation as it actually was