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Friday, August 08, 2008

Can the Tube cope with the Olympics?

I am soooo unsporty, so can't say I'm looking forward to the Olympics which start today. In four years time, amazingly, London will be hosting the Olympics which gives four years for the London Underground and TfL to get themselves sorted. Will they do it?

Longer DLR Trains

Former Mayor Ken Livingstone was pictured above announcing the longer trains that will be in place on the DLR.

But is that really enough? I'm sure more than this is being planned - I'm sure someoe will enlighten us.

I heard Ken on Heart.fm this morning saying that Beijing's will be way better than ours. Not sure he'd have been saying this if he were still Mayor, but who knows? Boris Johnson is popping along to Beijing too with a few staff that's going to cost £167,000 and £3 million on a Private members club out there for the London Development Agency.

Mmmm. Wonder if some of that cash would have been a bit better spent on our current transport system?

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