Woolwich Ferry closed all weekend due to staff shortage
A pretty disastrous year for the Woolwich Ferry is ending will a full weekend closure due to lack of staff.
TfL warn the closure will place additional traffic on crossings such as Blackwall Tunnel through Greenwich.
Since new ferries were introduced, reducing available vessels from three to two, problems have plagued the service.
Strikes have also affected services, and now a lack of staff is seeing cessation of weekend services.
Silvertown Tunnel was approved last week which will see tolls installed at Blackwall Tunnel, and authorities will also look at installing tolls at Woolwich and removing the Royal Charter for a free ferry.
That plan is likely to go down extremely badly with a service that actually operates – let alone one plagued with problems.