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Letters: Issue Issue 17 15 Nov 2010

A case of history repeating itself?

Leon Daniels, London

We’ve had another Underground strike so here is a story from nearly 20 years ago with a moral...

In 1984 when I started London Pride Sightseeing we used to employ a crew of two - a driver and a guide. London Transport’s Sightseeing Tour had been completely unguided but you did get a helpful map. Cityrama ran in opposition with multilingual commentaries fed into headphones. When the competition heated up LT also offered a guide on some, and then eventually all departures.

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