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Boris threatens to automate the tube trains!

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longfingernails · 15/01/2011 17:03

Finally, something which shows he is a Tory!

I was beginning to wonder, to be honest. He fought against the housing benefit cuts, he wants amnesties for illegal immigrants, and he is always clamouring for more State funding for this pet project or that pet project.

I think automated trains would be a fantastic idea but sadly he is just rattling the sabre. He is just sending a message to the RMT to watch it. Still, it feels good to hear it.

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earwicga · 15/01/2011 17:05
pascoe28 · 15/01/2011 20:36

Excellent idea! The Metro in HK is unmanned and runs like a dream.

GooseFatRoasties · 16/01/2011 06:43
complimentary · 16/01/2011 12:20

LFN. DLR are unmanned trains are safe and have run safely for years. I think though we should still keep station gaurds on the underground.

If the tube drivers keep on striking, we might in the near future have unmanned trains!

TheCoalitionNeedsYou · 18/01/2011 13:43

We should automate the tube. Not particularly as an anti-union move, but just because it is obviously a good idea.

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