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Friday, 19 August 2016

The night tube

For the first time in London's history we'll now have  24 hour weekend Tube travel. The night tube begins tonight on the Central and Victoria lines and 3 more lines will follow in a few weeks. Many shift workers have been asking for this for some time.



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17 comments:

  1. Sounds like a great way to travel... Glad they can accommodate those people who work at nights and other 'odd' hours...

    Hugs,
    Betsy

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  2. Well that is exciting. I remember being surprised by my one visit to London over thirty years ago that the hours seemed a little restricting.

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  3. That's good news for the nighttime workers and anyone who wants to party late.

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  4. While I was aware of it beginning, it was covered here this moring by a radio current affairs show. The mad race to catch the last train home at midnight by party goers was amusing.

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  5. That is great ! I think the last tube is at midnight here not to speak about our public transport to Waterloo ! There you can go to bed at 10 h !

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  6. Our tube in Amsterdam is ending at midnight, but there are busses riding in the night. Hope you don't get many sleepers in the station now...

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  7. Hello, 24 hours is wonderful. I am sure many people will appreciate the transportation around the clock. Happy Saturday, enjoy your weekend!

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  8. Thats good news. We always thought it strange that the tube didn't run at night.

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  9. Those who work odd hours must be quite pleased to be able to use the Tube.

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  11. We travled a lot in tube when we went to vibist London last month..

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  12. Well, night buses or night tube, I guess there isn't much difference. Although the tube people who will have to work at night might not see it the same way!

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  13. It is long overdue in my opinion. The subway in Philadelphia, a much smaller city than London, runs all night. Yes on reduced train numbers but it still runs. It is insanity that a 24 hr city like London does not have an all night tube

    Mollyxxx

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  14. I think that is such a great idea. Travel at night for shift workers would be safer I imagine.

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  15. That's wonderful ! A pity that I don't go out that late anymore, but I remember that we had to hurry home after a Musical ! Or take the car, which at that time was possible !

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  16. That'd be better than a late bus I imagine.

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  17. The powers that be set up night trams, trains and buses in Melbourne a while ago - they are a great hit. Although there was (predictable) resistance from the taxi industry!

    Cheers - Stewart M - Melbourne

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