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Tuesday, August 28, 2012

Farringdon Tube Mice Attacks

I always thought that London Underground mice were harmless.  It appears that's wrong.  Staff at Farringdon Tube have a sign at the station entrance warning travellers to tuck their trousers into their socks to avoid being attacked by vermin there.

Thanks to both  @parksidemalvern & @magslhalliday for telling me about this.  ITV also sent along someone to the station to film the sign, although appear not to have spoken to anyone about it while there.

Not sure what you're supposed to do if you're wearing a skirt or shorts! Keep a look out for the little creatures and make a run for it.

Update: Good news (or bad news - if you like the thought of dangerous mice) I've just received the following from TfL "Please note. The writing on this whiteboard was not an official TfL message and has since been removed. We are not aware of any problems with mice so do not believe this was written by station staff."

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