Southern, which covers London and south-east England, has been beset by delays and cancellations caused by staff shortages and industrial action over planned changes to the train conductor’s role.
Since the result of Thursday’s vote was announced there have been calls both for a second referendum and for the Mayor to declare independence from the rest of the UK.
Many Leave voters are the very same minimum wage workers in insecure jobs, on zero-our contracts, reliant on in-work benefits and struggling to pay rents that Labour and the Greens claim to speak up for.
London’s rising population means transport bosses are drawing up plans to service 330 million extra journeys each year but Mr Goldsmith says these plans would be put at risk by Sadiq Khan’s pledge to freeze Transport for London fares for the full four-year mayoral term.
On Tuesday morning the City Hall hopeful used a major speech to attack the previous government’s abolition of NHS London, the strategic health authority which oversaw healthcare in the capital until March 2013.