The scheme will be run by social impact investment company Resonance Limited and homelessness charity St Mungo’s and run for nine years, at the end of which the properties will be sold on.
First launched in September 2016, and one of Mr Khan’s key manifesto commitments, the Hopper initially allowed passengers to switch bus or tram once within an hour of starting their journey.
The routes are Lea Bridge to Dalston, Ilford to Barking Riverside, Hackney to the Isle of Dogs, Rotherhithe to Peckham, Tottenham Hale to Camden and Wembley to Willesden Junction.
Brexit is of course deeply unpopular in London where voters bucked the national trend to overwhelmingly vote Remain, but Tories shouldn’t kid themselves that a change in Brexit policy is going to spare their blushes come May.
The closures were confirmed in November following a public consultation that was subsequently slammed as “possibly the worst consultation of 2017” by an independent institute which monitors and advises on public engagement strategies.