Time Travelling From London

This’ll annoy the people who don’t live in London. Giles Coren articulates something that has been nagging at me for years. My old mate and former Times colleague, Guy Walters […] has a theory: “For every ten miles you drive away from London”, says Guy, “you travel back one year in time.” He’s talking about… Continue reading Time Travelling From London

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London Orbital Rail Network

I haven’t fully digested it yet, but there was an interesting-looking debate in Westminister Hall yesterday about plans for a London Orbital Rail Network. I only noticed it because the debate was called for by my MP, Martin Linton (whose constituency includes Clapham Junction). From I’ve read so far, a lot of the discussion revolves… Continue reading London Orbital Rail Network

“Good Service”

In the entrance hall to all tube stations you’ll find a notice board telling you how each line is currently running. It’s worth noting that when the sign says a line has “good service”, what they actually mean is that it has “the expected level of service”. It’s a subtle, but important, distinction.

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