How many of you commute by train to work each day? How many times to you dash for the train home only to be confronted by standing room in an overcrowded carriage? How would you feel, therefore, if one of those much cherished and expensive, rush hour seats, was occupied by a dog?
Four years of a phenomenon since it first came to London’s Tube and by now surely most commuters are clued up as to what the trouser-less were up to on the Piccadilly line yesterday
Probably for many of you this has been the week of getting back to work and look forward to a new year, especially to a healthier lifestyle and eating, reason why Anna Richardson’s tips on a healthy diet after the overindulgence of the festive season was one of the most read blogs.
It is 150 years since the Metropolitan line, the first of the underground railways, was opened in 1863. Now, London Transport Museum and Art on the Underground celebrate the Tube’s history with a number of exciting events
In the midst of fare rises in public transport, station closures, delays and the general rush-hour sardine packing, it is easy to forget how truly brilliant the Tube is. Opened on 9 January 1863, with passengers allowed in the day after, it is today the Underground’s 150th birthday.
In the last week of July, the 2012 Olympics begin in London. It was in that month seven years ago that four deadly bombs ripped through the heart of London’s transport system, an intensely utilised transport system which will be stretched to the max during the London Olympic fortnight.
After launching the Crush Index, I had a fresh idea today
How many passengers can you pack standing between the double doors of a Central Line train?
Boris Johnson asked for a report to be on his desk by the end of Friday after the Jubilee Line was hit by severe disruption, after what unions have said has been the worst week of delays so far this year on the Tube.
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