Building Britain's Future, Heat Wave, Building a Better CrossRail, Bob Crow, Tube Lines' Savings

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  • The heat-wave is creating the usual, severe problems for Tube commuters. TfL is wheeling out 36 giant fans to deal with the problem. Air conditioned trains arrive next summer [The London Paper].
  • John Bull has more on the importance of good architectural design following the CrossRail chairman's comments last week.
  • The Independent runs a "You Ask the Questions" session with Bob Crow, Leader of the RMT Union.
  • Tube Lines have announced in its Path to Affordability document that it might be possible to save £2bn in waste through better working practices, scaling back, and efficiencies [FT].