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Thursday, July 15, 2004

Cooling the tube

Great timing

In the usual wonderful timing of London Transport I just heard on the radio that a cooling system is being trialled on the Victoria Line. Sheriff Ken put up a
reward last year for someone who could come up with a workable air conditioning system for the London Underground. A hundred grand was offered and loads and loads of people came up with weird and wonderful ideas.

This July has been one of the most unseasonably cold and wet that I can remember for a long time, so it's great that Victoria Line passengers may be cooled down today.

Haven't found any links on the net about this yet, but if anyone has any news about this it'd be great to hear.

OHMIGOD it's St Swithin's Day and it was raining this morning. So another possible 40 days of rain to go.
Update - Have now found a report on this from the BBC - well not a report on St Swithins day but the tube being cooled on the Victoria Line.

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