After last year's mass ticket window shutdown, it looks like TfL have a few more radical plans in the pipelines. In a new report by TfL designer Nigel Scard, tube bosses are exploring the idea of installing new staff-only seats in stations to make sure they look like they mean business – and give their little leggies a rest.
The special seats would be 'raised height, sit-stand, bar stool'-style so commuters can approach them without assuming they're off-duty, and include features like a table top for mobile devices. But never hot beverages. Hell no. According to the report, the 'table top will slope to a sufficient degree that coffee cups cannot be placed upon it' (although it doesn't mention other types of glasses/mugs/beakers). There goes the tea round...
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