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Friday, July 23, 2004

Tube Temperatures

My anti forecast

Perhaps I ought to moan about the weather more often, as from my last post moaning about the hideous July we've had so far, today is hot and sunny and like a proper July and it's forecast to be a good weekend too.

Coming home on the Piccadilly Line last night, I came down into the station at Piccadilly Circus and I think some maschochists on the Tube had deliberately turned on the heating.

At platform level it was cooler but plenty of people were fanning themselves with any old rubbish they could find in their bags. At Waterloo a month ago some company had the bright idea of handing out Japanese fans whereas on the Tube you have to make do with left over copies of Metro or tube maps.

More ideas for a cooler tube from 2003

At 9pm the line itself wasn't hot so it was a relief to get on the train. By the time I changed to the mainly overland District Line there was a great breeze running through the train. I should have checked Metcheck on the tube to see how hot it was last night to compare with today's scorchio temperatures.

Bring on the the new cooling system.

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