On the Northern Line, At 0640 at Finchley, the rear of an engineering train travelling north on the southbound road became de-coupled and travelled all the way down to Warren Street.
Last month, there was a fire in an escalator machine chamber at Euston. Smoke was coming out of the escalator and flames were visible through the gaps between the steps.
A senior Northern Line manager has come up with an excellent cost-saving efficiency. Cutting senior managers' fat-cat pay? No more pay-outs to private companies who milk LU for profit?
After our post yesterday, we have received more reports about stations being slaughtered by lack of coverage:
On the weekend the Northern Line was closed between Golders Green and Euston, local reps had assurances that no one would be moved from Hampstead and Belsize Park, both section 12 stations.
With engineering work on the Northern line this weekend, management's freeze on stations vacancies is seeing some chickens coming fluttering home to roost.
The power failure to the lifts at Hampstead Station, which we reported last time, continues. Two lifts have been taken out of service altogether due to problems with the ropes.
For most of July, the power to the lifts at Hampstead, the deepest lift underground station, repeatedly failed.
ISS on TubeLines are trialling a new scheme to save themselves some money and squeeze more work from their employees.
Ticket Office staff at Goodge St Station came into work one morning last week to find that their 'Tickets and Assistance' window had been turned into an 'Information' booth.