Madonna? Race For Life? Nah, let’s cut the trains anyway

You run Network Rail. You earn hundreds of thousands of pounds each year. This weekend, your trains on the Greenwich line will have extra passengers because…

– the Jubilee Line is closed
– of Race for Life taking place on Blackheath
Madonna is playing at the Dome

What do you do? That’s right, you close the line between Plumstead and Dartford, prompting your pals at Southeastern to cut the service back to a miserly two trains per hour! Brilliant work!

Madonna fans are now being squeezed onto the Docklands Light Railway, and being herded onto boats to cross the Thames from a pier by East India station. I don’t envy them…