With access to 20,000 transport workers – bus drivers, cabbies, road menders and special police units – see how London really works.
London life consists of 23 million journeys a day. This warm, character-driven series introduces us to those whose job it is to keep the city moving. We cut between the all-seeing eye of the control room and seemingly incompatible transport sub-cultures – from cabbies who resent the ever increasing number of cyclists, to hard-working surface repair teams who face nightly abuse from drivers stuck in rush-hour gridlock. Seeing the city through the eyes of those responsible for vital maintenance and traffic regulation is a revelation. That this overcrowded city’s roads work as well as they do is more than impressive, it’s an everyday miracle!
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