Stations And Frustrations

Basildon Lib Dem Ben Williams is a big fan of the engineering wonder that is the London Underground. But he doesn’t like the way it treats its passengers:

I?ve always wanted to be in awe of the London Underground, with its complex network of services and its myriad stations that take in incredibly varied landscapes. From the ?little boxes? suburbia of Upminster, to the east end of West Ham, with its rejuvenated twin in Stratford, to the eerie Bladerunner majesty of Docklands and Canary Wharf, to the lush countryside of Amersham, the lines of the London Underground go to astonishingly different places.

Frankly, though, the customer experience (I don?t dare suggest we are passengers) is appalling. A single example from a single day….

Read the rest of his article here.

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