It’s meetup time! This starts at 6pm. As always, these are informal affairs where the beer flows, offering an opportunity to put faces to the names of a few LR writers as well as regular commentators. All are welcome, and conversation is often as much general as it is transport-specific. Where to find us We will be in the upstairs room at The Royal Oak on Tabard Street. Its location makes it easy to get to from a number of stations. A map is below. The pub is about 700m walk from London ...
• Crossrail rules out dust link to mystery deaths (ConstructionEnquirer) • Data visualisations of Britain’s most trodden paths (OrdnanceSurvey) • Uber stops own investigators from reporting crimes to police (Verge) • Efficient vertical heavy transport in cities (99%Invisible) • New York’s LowLine underground park is progressing (Guardian) • NYC’s fare evasion information gap (TransitCenter) • The people of Moscow’s commuter trains (CalvertJ) How Uber operates in ...
Next time you are standing on a station, waiting for a train, look down. Not at your feet – past those. What’s down there? On an older station it may be paving slabs, or tarmac. If it’s a newer platform, or a recent extension, it could be a fibreglass panel, or a concrete slab. But what’s under that? Rubble fill retained by a brick wall under the platform coping stones? A complex arrangement of piled steel sections and cross braces with a glass-reinforced polymer (GRP) deck on top? If it ...
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