What does an emergency training drill look like? GRAPHIC CONTENT WARNING This is the aftermath of a tower block collapsing into a Tube station. The terrifyingly-real staged scene is part of London emergency services’ biggest training exercise Source: Crews Face ‘Blood-Soaked’ Tube Carriages As Part Of Biggest Drill Ever Held In London

A follow up to my previous post about the petition against the building of the garden bridge, this article from citymetric provides an exhaustive analysis of the (lack of) a business case for the bridge. It has been a difficult few weeks for the Garden Bridge. Through the dogged investigation of Will Hurst at the Architects’ Journal, […]

An event organised by TCOS, as advertised on change.org. SATURDAY 27th FEBRUARY 2016 10AM, QUEEN’S WALK/ SOUTH BANK (outside ITV by the silver caravan cafe) Join us in raising awareness of the endangered trees on the Queen’s Walk that will be destroyed for the controversial Garden Bridge on the South Bank. We noticed that some […]

INTRODUCTION This post is about a book I spotted in Fakenham Library after work yesterday and have thoroughly enjoyed reading. A CLASSIC MODERN DETECTIVE STORY London Underground dominates this story, as all the crimes happen at London Underground stations. As the story develops, it becomes clear that there are two different cases on the go, […]

This scheme will fall under the Transport for London banner, so is appropriate for posting on this site (and has my 100% approval!) The Green Party’s mayoral candidate Sian Berry has announced plans to set up a new renewable energy company that will operate as a subsidiary of the UK’s Transport for London (TfL). Source: […]