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Commuters beg Unions to extend tube strike

the fresh air, the view, the mayor of London cycling by...London commuters begged London transport unions tonight to extend the current 48 hour tube strike indefinitely, citing “an immeasurable improvement to our quality of life and general well-being” since suspension of services began.

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Posted: Feb 5th, 2014
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First-time buyers struggling to raise deposits for season tickets

An industry survey has revealed that almost half of prospective buyers believe it will take them seven years or more to raise the deposit they need to purchase a season ticket allowing them to travel to work by train.

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Posted: Dec 30th, 2012
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‘We thought of cycling first,’ say veteran two-wheel commuters

People who have been cycling ‘long before Bradley bloody Wiggins and the Olympics came along’ have been loudly pointing it out to those who have just developed a sudden urge to get down to their local bike shop and join in.

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Posted: Aug 17th, 2012
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Tourist maced by commuter in post-Olympics conversation error

CCTV recording shows the 59-year-old tourist attempting what was thought to have been an Olympic-related quip to an unidentified morning commuter who quickly dispatched him with the debilitating spray.

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Posted: Aug 14th, 2012
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Clowns ‘should travel to work in uniform’

'clowns to the left of me, jokers to the right...'‘The psychological benefits of seeing someone struggle through a busy ticket-gate in outsized trousers cannot be overstated.’

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Posted: Sep 6th, 2011
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