Work to Make it Work

A worker cleans the ceramic insulator pots under the live rail at Pimlico. The London Tube was the first underground railway to operate electric trains.

A worker cleans the ceramic insulator pots under the live rail at Pimlico. The London Tube was the first underground railway to operate electric trains.

London’s Tube After Midnight: I realize this is Day 2 of featuring a gallery from TIME, but dangnabbit, it’s really interesting. Having been in some of those tubes during “moderate” weather, I can only imagine what these workers have to work through to keep those rails running.

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