Are Any Other Londoners Dreading The Olympics ?!

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    Apparently the Olympics is going to making London Transport a bit of a nightmare. We have been advised to add 2 hours on to our journey time, so I'd have to leave the house for work around 6am (yeah that's going to happen. And people have been advised not to travel between 7am -10am and 4pm - 8pm. This isn't very practical.

    Are any other Londoners not looking forward to the Olympics ?!
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    I'm not in central London but we've been advised to work from home.
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    Mixture of excitement about it being awesome, and dreading the journey to work. I have very little option but to try to use the Jubilee Line in rush hour *sigh*
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    I literally live less than 30 minutes from the Olympic site but I'm going on holiday to Suffolk so will enjoy the sea instead.
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    As if the tube is not bad enough anyway. :sigh:
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    I'm not going to venture into the main parts of London at all, though I rarely go into Central/East London to be honest.

    It's going to be chaos and luckily I'm off to Sussex for a week during the Olympics.
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    (Original post by Coben)
    Apparently the Olympics is going to making London Transport a bit of a nightmare. We have been advised to add 2 hours on to our journey time, so I'd have to leave the house for work around 6am (yeah that's going to happen. And people have been advised not to travel between 7am -10am and 4pm - 8pm. This isn't very practical.

    Are any other Londoners not looking forward to the Olympics ?!
    My boyfriend lives in Kent and has a £4,000 annual travel card to get on the high speed train to Kings Cross. During the Olympics there will only be 2 trains stopping at his local station in the mornings, 6.30am and 9.30am. They normally come every 30 minutes. So he'd get to his office and hour and a half before it even opened, not to mention the fact it's a busy station and the train will be rammo!

    So yeah, I think a lot of people will work from home, and I don't blame them!
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    I'm not looking forward to the Olympics one bit.

    I drive into work so have been told by my manager that we'll see how it goes on the first day, if it's ridiculous than I can work from home.
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    I work near Bond Street and I'm taking Jubilee line and apparently those two things won't go well together during the Olympics.
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    I'm not here for the whole of the Olympics, so pleased :')
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    I live in Mile End and work in Westfield Stratford. Kill me now.
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    London is already a world famous city. Rents are very high and the Olympics has just driven them up further. I wonder how much the average man has benefited from economic regeneration. Then the issue of the unpopular weapons in residential areas.

    The Olympics shouldve gone to a lesser known up and coming City.
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    (Original post by .Scout.)
    I live in Mile End and work in Westfield Stratford. Kill me now.
    I work for LU in a large zone 1 station, major interchange for the Jubilee line.

    Saying that, I'm looking forward to the challenge, it will be a once in a lifetime experience!
 
 
 
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