London tube staff use cheeky messages to encourage commuters to vote

London tube staff use cheeky messages to encourage commuters to vote

Underground staff write election ‘thought of the day’ missives on station information boards, but stop short of any party endorsements

Underground staff may be reminded of rules about political neutrality after a series of cheeky election messages appeared on station information boards, some of which appear to back the Labour party.

The boards, which are supposed to be reserved for service updates, have been used by staff to give their thoughts on the election.

Thursday 7th May "Revised " Thought Of The Day pic.twitter.com/zGkIUtyahx

As seen on the tube today #ElectionDayPickupLines @BBCBreaking @BBC #ElectionDay pic.twitter.com/xvDEvqI6Na

Tube station, Angel, Islington. The Americanisation of British political discourse continues pic.twitter.com/LZ2vojxqaR

Power to the people! Don’t forget to #UseYourVote today #Tooting – polls are open until 10pm pic.twitter.com/IuTl0edEoJ

Good old Leyton tube #leyton #GE2015 @TfL pic.twitter.com/HjFH3a55JZ

Sound advice from the staff at Kensal Green station pic.twitter.com/HP4KrMHzYP

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Source: Guardian Transport

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