“Once again,” the BBC correspondent says wryly to camera, “They – with a capital T – are sorry that we have been troubled. But for once, can the inconvenience have been worthwhile?” “The Tube is a bit of London’s pride that has been handed down to us.” He continues. “Back in 1863, when London pioneered underground railways, it was properly the wonder and admiration of the world.” “It still might be,” he says with a smile, “if there weren’t so many of us.” ...
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