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You’re on the way to meet a friend, but for various reasons (none of which are your fault, of course) you’re running a bit late. Unfortunately you took the Tube andf are unable to ring your buddy, leaving them standing there like a gonzo outside the station, wondering whether you’re coming or not.
For many of us, commuting by public transport is an unavoidable part of working in London. This means that everyday thousands upon thousands of humans are packaged up and sent hurtling along dark Tubes deep underground.
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Londoners, brace yourselves for more Tube strikes and industrial action in September.
Today’s Tube strike has definitely spoilt that TGI Friday feeling for Londoners. Not to mention the Friday before the much-awaited Bank holiday weekend starts.
Londoners, get set for travel mayhem as the weekend approaches as yes, another Tube strike looms in the near distance.
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