The tube stations in London are quietly famous for their “Thought For Today” messages: friendly quotes, sayings and aphorisms handwritten on whiteboards that bring a little bit of light into commuters’ days.
In the wake of the terror attack on Westminster Bridge outside the House of Parliament, which killed four people (revised from five) and injured 29 others, the employees of the London Underground are using those message boards to spread hope and solidarity through a shaken city.
— Amit Bali (@amitkbali) March 23, 2017
— Tower Hill Station (@towerhilltube) March 23, 2017
— Oval Tube Station (@Oval_station) March 23, 2017
— Tooting About (@TootingAbout) March 23, 2017
And many commuters are finding sources of strength wherever they can:
— Keith Bradnam (@kbradnam) March 23, 2017
I saw this poster in the Tube when I was in London last week – seems apt for today. Sending the city much love. pic.twitter.com/wNbcz0coVr
— Catherine Milne (@catherinefmilne) March 23, 2017
— Dr Anna Tippett (@AnzTheLegend) March 22, 2017
Our thoughts are with you, London.
Image: Twitter / @TootingAbout.