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The forecasted snow has arrived in London, and knocked out big chunks of
the Underground. For example, in northwest London, both the Met and Picc
are suspended because of power supply problems. But, oddly enough, the
Jubilee and District are reported to have a good service.

https://tfl.gov.uk/tube-dlr-overground/status/


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On Sun, 10 Dec 2017 10:48:02 GMT, Recliner wrote:
The forecasted snow has arrived in London


The forecasts I was looking at yesterday were predicting wind in London
but not snow.

I'm in Barnet where the council allegedly began gritting at 4am but
there wasn't much evidence of them until mid afternoon and most of the
buses were suspended for a while.

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On Sun, 10 Dec 2017 17:53:41 +0000
David Walters wrote:
On Sun, 10 Dec 2017 10:48:02 GMT, Recliner wrote:
The forecasted snow has arrived in London


The forecasts I was looking at yesterday were predicting wind in London
but not snow.

I'm in Barnet where the council allegedly began gritting at 4am but
there wasn't much evidence of them until mid afternoon and most of the
buses were suspended for a while.


Naturally as the snow arrived the underground fell apart. I mean snow! In
winter! Fancy that! Power supply problems? Who the **** are they kidding.
Perhaps if they were more honest with their excuses people might not hold them
and the various rail companies in contempt.

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On 2017-12-11, Mike Bristow wrote:
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Naturally as the snow arrived the underground fell apart. I mean snow! In
winter! Fancy that! Power supply problems? Who the **** are they kidding.
Perhaps if they were more honest with their excuses people might not hold them
and the various rail companies in contempt.


What do you think the problem was? How would you describe it?



I don't know what the problem was but it was very annoying and poorly
communicated.

I was doing KX to Southgate at around 10am.

15 minute wait for any train (no problem yet) but first train was to
Arnos Grove so we waited for the next one to Cockfosters.

Got on train - as we set off the automatic announcement '... to Arnos
Grove'

Every single station to Bounds Green had the platform indicators saying
the train was to Cockfosters. At bounds green platform indicator said
Arnos Grove with a Cockfosters train 6 minutes behind.

Got to Arnos Green, train did terminate, to be immediately presented
with an announcement 'no trains going further than Arnos Grove, buses
stopped running 30 minutes ago, cab conpany says there are no drivers.
You cannot continue your journey from here'

Not a single announcement until the only option was to turn around and
go back. Not even an announcement from the driver that the platform
indicators were wrong.

Disappointing.

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