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Barking Blondes: Would you give up your seat for a dog?, The Dog Blog

Barking Blondes: Would you give up your seat for a dog?

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?

By | The Dog Blog | Sunday, 15 December 2013 at 4:00 am

Mind the gap on ‘No Pants Day’, Notebook

Mind the gap on ‘No Pants Day’

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

By | Notebook | Monday, 14 January 2013 at 4:59 pm

Top of the posts: Healthy diets, London Underground and the Oscars, Notebook

Top of the posts: Healthy diets, London Underground and the Oscars

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.

By | Notebook | Friday, 11 January 2013 at 6:18 pm

How London celebrates the Tube’s 150th anniversary, Notebook

How London celebrates the Tube’s 150th anniversary

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

By | Notebook | Wednesday, 9 January 2013 at 6:22 pm

150 years of London Underground: loved as much as it is reviled, Notebook

150 years of London Underground: loved as much as it is reviled

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.

By | Notebook | Wednesday, 9 January 2013 at 2:47 pm

Travelling through the Tube tunnels, Notebook

Travelling through the Tube tunnels

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.

By | Notebook, Opinion | Monday, 9 July 2012 at 2:00 am

Overweight commuters, do your bit for 2012 and get thin now!, Notebook

Overweight commuters, do your bit for 2012 and get thin now!

After launching the Crush Index, I had a fresh idea today

By | Notebook, Olympics, Opinion | Friday, 24 February 2012 at 11:20 am

Introducing the Stratford Crush Index, Notebook

Introducing the Stratford Crush Index

How many passengers can you pack standing between the double doors of a Central Line train?

By | Notebook, Opinion | Tuesday, 21 February 2012 at 11:01 am

Which is the worst underground line?, Notebook

Which is the worst underground line?

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.

By | Notebook | Monday, 7 February 2011 at 12:43 pm

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