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Lesson #89 – Discussing Why the London transport system refund system needs to think about building in flexibility….

Apparently London transport system doesnt allow any spontaneity. Was charged extra on my oyster card as I forgot to tap on the system on my entry at Teddington rail station. As it seemed, now the transport system doesnt allow us … Continue reading

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Lesson #81 – Be confident of your numbers!

Standing at the usual spot each morning, I was surprised to see the usual parking spot of service 33 occupied by service E11 – Drayton Park. Attributing it to a special service on a Wed morning or perhaps E11 was … Continue reading

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Did you know? – That there is a hidden Korean town within London

And it is located in New Malden – zone 4 – outside central London. But it’s not too far away with about 10,000 korean inhabitants, making it the largest and most concentrated korean population in Europe.There was a residential feel … Continue reading

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Lesson #77 – How to maximize returns from your room when you are on holiday

Imagine this scenario – 1. You have to pay a rental of around 500++ each month but you will not be occupying it for an entire month. 2. You only know 3 days in advance that you need to leave. … Continue reading

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Lesson #64 – How to avoid delayed scheduled headway in London

Answer – Dont stop It was one of the most amusing journey I ever had – and for once I had minimal opportunity to sleep . Background  – The bus was late. Following close behind was the same bus service. … Continue reading

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Did you know? – Tube strikes do not affect buses routines but rather non,partial functional trains do..

It’s getting ridiculous – 3 terminations in a row within the same week! And it’s not because of the tube strike but rather due to apparent train break downs. For non-functional/partial functional district, circle and hammersmith lines – it took 1.5h to … Continue reading

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Did you know? – For strike action to take place in London…

…There is currently no minimum number of union members who must vote in a ballot. That’s the reason for the 2nd hiccup for this year. Apparently the calendar has been marked down with future dates if negotiations does not go … Continue reading

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