Fight begins for the future of the London Underground
Station staff are the lifeblood of the London Underground (LU).
When you are four-deep on a platform trying to get onto a packed Tube train it is reassuring to hear that voice over the public-address system.
They excelled at the 2012 London Olympics and they have had to deal with dreadful circumstances like the 7/7 bombings in 2005.
But if you strip out the unions and poor industrial relations then you find some employees are genuinely scared about their future. The strikes may have been suspended but those issues haven't changed.
Tube strike: Journey was a like a silent, polite rugby maul
Many commuters will have experienced what I did this morning.
A grim, dreadful train crush of a journey more reminiscent of a silent, polite rugby maul.
What's the Tube strike really about?
The changes facing the Tube - the closing of all ticket offices - are some of the most radical in its history, up there with the introduction of the Oyster card.
It's no surprise the unions have baulked at the scale and the speed of the changes.
London Underground strike: 'Ambassadors' to help travellers
There is always an element of sabre rattling from both sides before tube strikes.
But TfL is being bullish and some would say extremely provocative in publicising the use of ambassadors during a strike.
London Underground strikes: And so it begins…
Revised business plan for London transport revealed
I've just had a briefing from Transport for London (TfL) on their revised business plan.
This comes after yesterday's announcement that fares in London will go up "only" by the rate of inflation (RPI) 3.1% - as opposed to the expected 4.1%. (RPI+1%)
The slow and painful recovery of cyclist struck by HGV
Olimpo Andrade is clearly in pain as he slowly shuffles on crutches into his small living room.
This is what happens to those who survive colliding with an HGV.
London Underground in 24-hour plans as ticket offices shut
Closing all ticket offices is one of the most radical changes to the Tube in its history - it's up there with electrification and the Oyster card.
And it will be a huge sell for London Underground and the Mayor.