14 July, 2011
Like a very slow reverse striptease
But, as the Diamond Geezer reminds us today, the project is now somewhat overdue. Rumours abound, including dark tales of fearless teams of Chinese pikeys repeatedly nicking the signalling cable and shipping it back to feed the furnaces of Guangzhou.
If TfL have simply decided to defer opening until associated traffic-generating developments — the Olympics, Westfield, Stratford International — catch up, well why don't they just say so?
But tantalizing clues do leak out, like this redrawn route map I saw over the door of a DLR train yesterday.
As the late Kenneth Williams so eloquently put it, "Stop messing about!"