Tepid Tuesday

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Seriously, for me today feels like a Thursday. I guess trains are disorienting like that. It’s a weird sensation today though, because I won’t have to change at East Croydon. I got accused of being a train spotter yesterday, excuse me there’s a difference between understanding great British railway systems and getting up at 04:40 in the morning to catch …

Tube Strike Begins

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Many of you will probably know that the London tube strike has started today (Wednesday 5th February 2014) and will continue for the next 48 hours. The root of the problem is said to be job losses. The tube carries approximately 1107 million people every year, with the busiest station being Waterloo, which carries 57,000 people entering during the three-hour …