Thursday, December 14The Voice of London

Tag: Underground

Sounds of the Underground

Arts, culture, Entertainment, Music
There are always lots of musicians playing music in the many stations for the London Underground. Every musician has their own story. They insist on their dream, even though they may suffer from many of life's pressures. This video shows the different types of music from talented London Underground artists, and their spirit of music and life.  
10 things I learned on my first time commuting in London

10 things I learned on my first time commuting in London

Lifestyle, Travel
I’ve lived in London for the past two and half years for my Journalism degree at the University of Westminster, but before last summer I hadn’t properly had the full London commuter experience. Reporter: Jack Leslie | Sub-Editor: Joe Carey That all changed from May to August when I completed various internships and work experience placements at several media companies dotted around London, giving me a brilliant chance to sample the British capital’s public transport. Now I realise why everyone on the rush hour trains and tubes look so miserable. Commuting to and from the city centre to North-West London every weekday was an eye-opening experience and I definitely learned a lot. Here’s some (hopefully) helpful snippets of wisdom from my summer of travelling at peak time in London.
We took a look at TfL’s staff training for train accidents so you don’t have to

We took a look at TfL’s staff training for train accidents so you don’t have to

Investigations
VoL investigates TfL’s staff training for traumatic incidents after an accident on the tracks at Northwick Park. Reporter: Gabrielle Espinet  |  Subeditor: Monica Sanchez This morning, commuters faced severe delays on the Metropolitan line after an unidentified commuter fell on the rail tracks of Northwick Park station. The man is being treated at Northwick Park Hospital.     Commuter Tessa Randall (@GoddamitDarling) expressed shock on Twitter after witnessing the incident. So how are tube staff trained to respond to incidents of this nature? Voice of London (VoL) spoke to Andreas Zanders, a customer service assistant at Wembley Park Station about his experience in an emergency. Mr Zanders stated staff is always prepared for any eventuality, saying they are train
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