Unsurprisingly, Mayor Johnson’s speech at the Conservative Party Conference today focused heavily on London Transport. The full speech can be found here. Key extracts are repeated below, with edits for political points and non-Transport sections. Perhaps unsurprisingly, whilst he talked extensively about the current Tube Strike extensively, the manifesto promise to conclude a “no-strike deal” fails to get a mention. I want to speak directly to the three million, people who use ...
Below is a short summary of events that may be of interest to readers this month. Engineering London Tuesday 5th Oct – 7pmA talk to explore London’s role as a centre for engineering, from its19th-century heyday through to the innovations that are shaping the city’sfuture today. Dana Centre in the Science Museum, South Kensington. Free but pre-booking is required. Steam day at the Markfield Beam Engine Sunday 10th Oct – noon to 4:30pm A restored Victorian steam powered pumping ...
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