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What is code 6 TfL?

What is code 6 TfL?

Code 6: Litter All those poems on the Underground are telling us not to litter but it’s difficult when there are no bins. Littering is bad for the environment and tube cleaning staff.

What is a code 7 on London Underground?

Meanwhile, code seven is used as a catch-term for everything else. Another code phrase that you might hear in Tube stations is ‘Inspector Sands’. This means that a fire alarm has been operated and staff have two minutes to come to the control room – if they don’t check it automatically evacuates the station.

What does Inspector Sands stand for?

“Inspector Sands” is a code phrase used by public transport authorities in the United Kingdom, including Network Rail and London Underground, to alert staff and other agencies, such as the police, to an emergency or potential emergency such as a fire or bomb threat without alerting the public and creating panic.

How much do London Underground staff get paid?

The average base pay of a Tube driver is £55,011 while night tube drivers earn around half of that as their position is part time. During training, which lasts 12-16 weeks, trainee drivers earn £32,375 during their training,.

What is a code 4 on the underground?

Code 4 is for a spillage and Code 5 is broken glass, while Code 7 is a catch-all term for everything else.

What is Code Bravo?

Code Bravo is the code for a general security alert at an airport. Security officials will typically yell it at travellers, and may order them to “freeze!”, to deliberately scare them and make it easier to pinpoint the source of the threat.

What is Code 4 London Underground?

What does staff call 100 mean?

the event of an emergency, the message “ATTENTION PLEASE – STAFF CALL 100” will be broadcast and repeated at half minute intervals. The broadcast of this message must be taken as an alert to all stand personnel that it may be necessary to clear the building.

What does Code 4 mean on the tube?

How much is the TfL pension?

The Transport for London Pension Fund is a defined benefit scheme whereby employees pay a fixed rate contribution of five per cent of pensionable salary and the employer pays the additional contributions necessary to fund the benefit promise. The current employer contribution rate is 33.3 per cent.

When do they announce code 1 on the London Underground?

They have called most of them ‘code’, so it’s not like they are trying that hard on keeping it a secret. Code 1 is announced when someone has lost some of the red stuff, be it in injury or a lady pants related situation. This code can most often be heard on October 31 when there is fake Code 1 all over the place.

Are there secret codes for the London tube?

You will have to find Daniel Craig on your own but we can help with the secret codes bit. Here are eight London tube codes you would never know the meanings of unless you watched that documentary series on the tube and wrote them all down.

Is the London Underground like a 007 movie?

The London Underground is a lot like a 007 spy movie: there are hidden entrances (under the Houses of Parliament), secret codes and Daniel Craig (well, he is British; he must have taken the tube once). You will have to find Daniel Craig on your own but we can help with the secret codes bit.

What do they say on the London Underground when going to the toilet?

Many members of tube staff also use it in the place of a common profanity: ‘Oh Code 1’y hell, Margaret, I forgot to tap out at Highbury & Islington.’ Blood is one thing but going to the toilet on the tube is a whole other story – and we are not just talking number one, as Code 2 covers a number one and a number two.