Tag Archives: Underground

Take Two

23/8/14 Lincoln – Newark – Kings Cross – Earls Court – Richmond After yesterday’s disaster I ended up breaking the habit of a lifetime. I have no idea what made me do it, except perhaps sunspots or the weird phase … Continue reading

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The Ramp Experiment

21/6/14 Richmond-Upminster- Return The Problem London Underground assert that it’s not possible to have more stations on the District line accessible to wheelchairs. There are a number of reasons they claim but essentially it boils down to 1) the platforms … Continue reading

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No Trains Sunday, again

8/6/14 Richmond – Vauxhall – Richmond The thing about London is that it’s a 24/7 city. As you go out of the centre it becomes less so, but there’s still lots going on every day of the week. Just look … Continue reading

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Hammersmith & the Impossible Ramp

31/5/14 Richmond – Hammersmith & Return. Est 15mins No, not the title of an obscure children’s book, but an update on the posts here & here, describing my issues over accessibility at Hammersmith. Since I last posted about this I’ve … Continue reading

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Update on The Imaginary Ramp and Information Ruins a Trip.

After my recent run in with access at Hammersmith and Earls Court Underground stations I thought it worth digging a little. It seems obvious to me that lifts do require maintenance, but if you can mitigate the impact of these … Continue reading

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I wrote a Guest Blog

I wrote a guest blog for Transport for All. You can find it here. The full text is below.  I’ve got a dirty little secret, and I’m going to share it with you right now. Are you ready? I like … Continue reading

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To be a Train Station, first you need trains?

30/4/14 Intended route Richmond – Willesden Junction – Euston – Birmingham New Street Est time 2hr 15 min Actual route Richmond – Clapham Junction – Willesden Junction – Euston – Birmingham New Street – Time 4hr 15 min It’s a … Continue reading

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