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Dome

Issue No. 1712

The Millennium Dome's unpopularity is costing the public over �50,000 a week in transport costs.

New Labour insisted that London Underground installed a fleet of 24 buses at the Dome because they feared the Jubilee Line would not be open on time.

The Jubilee Line has been up and running-but the crowds haven't. The buses have only been used to transport people once a week to the unpopular exhibition.

The Dome bosses won't be worse off. London Underground is responsible for picking up the buses' weekly price tag of �50,000.


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Sat 2 Sep 2000, 00:00 BST
Issue No. 1712
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