Booze ban 2008

"Assisting" intoxicated customers

Management want to trial station staff at Piccadilly and Oxford Circus challenging passengers drinking alcohol during the bank holiday weekend.

The alcohol ban may well have been in place since 2008, butparticularly on night tube we know it's not worth trying to enforce it. Most passengers are...

New Year Without The Booze

New Year's Eve approaches, and it is the first one on which passengers are banned from boozing.

Doubtless, LUL will expect us to be the party poopers, demanding that our 'customers' dispose of their bevvies before entering the station or boarding a train. And equally doubtless, the policy's...

Thanks To You ...

... but not so much thanks to you.

Management decided to reward King's Cross staff for dealing so professionally with the chaos on booze ban party night. Anyone would think management were embarrassed by their own inadequate preparation.

The £100 'Thanks To You' vouchers were most welcome -...

Plan? What Plan?

It seems there may be another booze ban party tonight, this time in defiance of rather than just in protest at the new no-alcohol rule.

But worry not, BTP apparently 'have a plan' this time round. Let's just hope the 'plan' doesn't involve turning up two hours late and then legging it.

Your Round, Boris

With the booze ban starting tomorrow, Tubeworker is particularly looking forward to seeing how it is enforced at Stratford station.

A station jointly operated by LUL and national rail services, one particular pair of platforms is LUL on one side, national rail on the other, and guess what's in...

Handy Hints For Booze Ban

As Boris Bans Booze day fast approaches, management have produced a helpful guide to how we are supposed to enforce it.

At the start of each section, they tell us in big, important letters that our safety is paramount. Trouble is, no matter how many times management write that, the content gives...

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