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Thursday 1 January 2015

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Tweets on 1 January 2015

@mark__land @marimoinlondon there has been an official circuitous route for the past two years.

via Twitter for iPhone in reply to mark__land

BBC video of the midnight fireworks:
youtube.com/watch?v=SXk-7t…

via Twitter for Mac

Last night Southeastern Railway tweeted a picture of Edinburgh Castle and said it was the Thames pic.twitter.com/34Ff12pIkO

via Twitter for Mac

marimoinlondon Why in the world are we walking around in circles to get into waterloo station.

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 2:54 AM, Jan 1st, 2015 via Twitter for iPhone)

Julia_Moore To get to Waterloo on New Year's Eve, you have to walk twenty to thirty minutes around the area to access the station. FROM THE TUBE!

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 2:23 AM, Jan 1st, 2015 via Twitter for Mac)

Official BBC video of the 2015 fireworks: youtube.com/watch?v=SXk-7t…

via Twitter for Mac

TimmmReynolds Whoever planned the crowd dispersal from the south bank into waterloo needs a talking to

via Twitter for Android (retweeted on 2:20 AM, Jan 1st, 2015 via Twitter for Mac)

lucblackmore @metpoliceuk absolute shambles kids freezing in streets queuing hours walking in circles trying to get to Waterloo station

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 2:18 AM, Jan 1st, 2015 via Twitter for Mac)

Ldn_Ambulance Between them they just carried a very drunk man up to 2 escalators & a flight of stairs pic.twitter.com/OXxH3hHLXC

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 2:17 AM, Jan 1st, 2015 via Tweetbot for Mac)

md_villiers Actually only at The Old Vic now. Walked in a massive circle hopefully now heading back to Waterloo. Another hour?

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 2:14 AM, Jan 1st, 2015 via Twitter for iPhone)

BabsSheKing Crowds still stuck at Waterloo, 2 hours after fireworks.
Yeah, done that before. Never again.

via Twitter Web Client (retweeted on 2:14 AM, Jan 1st, 2015 via Twitter for iPhone)

lucblackmore @MayorofLondon took 2 hours to get from London bridge to Waterloo station ! You have run absolute shambles...feel sorry for young uns

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 2:13 AM, Jan 1st, 2015 via Twitter for iPhone)

JordanVtheWorld There's aba a million people trying to get Into waterloo station

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 2:13 AM, Jan 1st, 2015 via Twitter for iPhone)

ZoeVLewis1 @ZoeVLewis1 @metpoliceuk Waterloo, joke So Many police doing the square route of nothing, fab use of tax payers £ pic.twitter.com/sElVlTm4YO

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 2:09 AM, Jan 1st, 2015 via Twitter for Mac)

simonk133 As an SE1 veteran I ignored them with confidence, but most would not.

via Fenix for Android (retweeted on 2:07 AM, Jan 1st, 2015 via Tweetbot for Mac)

simonk133 Crushing at Waterloo is not helped by police, stewards etc actively directing people *to* Waterloo rather than e.g. London Bridge.

via Fenix for Android (retweeted on 2:07 AM, Jan 1st, 2015 via Tweetbot for Mac)

MacarthurAnna Just arrived at Waterloo treatment centre in time to see projectile vomiting & police restraining a VERY drunk man pic.twitter.com/yvK9HGkU1A

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 2:02 AM, Jan 1st, 2015 via Twitter for Mac)

md_villiers An hour walk from Waterloo station to Waterloo station. Surely there has to be a better way of crowd control

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 2:02 AM, Jan 1st, 2015 via Twitter for Mac)

ZoeVLewis1 Trying to get to Waterloo at 2am is beyond a joke! Unbelievably poorly organised. Embarrassed to be British right now pic.twitter.com/9yfLDvXqcp

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 2:02 AM, Jan 1st, 2015 via Twitter for Mac)

AnyOtherLizzy The queues outside are insane, but inside it looks like this... pic.twitter.com/A5hpfCbJ3g

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 2:02 AM, Jan 1st, 2015 via Twitter for Mac)

simonk133 Review of NYE at south bank: impenetrable gate system bad. Everything else fine if you avoid Waterloo.

via Fenix for Android (retweeted on 2:02 AM, Jan 1st, 2015 via Twitter for Mac)

Ldn_Ambulance This patient just arrived with a police escort. He is very drunk & violent pic.twitter.com/yt3b2lrZS9

via iOS (retweeted on 1:57 AM, Jan 1st, 2015 via Twitter for Mac)

Ldn_Ambulance Very busy at the Waterloo treatment centre. Two patients vomiting, another just brought in on a trolley bed drunk. pic.twitter.com/hwPVWMU9Cy

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 1:51 AM, Jan 1st, 2015 via Twitter for Mac)

carrielondon fireworks wonderful,entry to Westminster Bridge easy. Exit from Westminster Bridge - massive fail. Barriers manned by jobsworths.

via Twitter for BlackBerry® (retweeted on 1:43 AM, Jan 1st, 2015 via Twitter for Mac)

missnickydemuth Waterloo is a riot zone with horses... Because of fireworks. This is what happens when the middle class take hold.

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 1:43 AM, Jan 1st, 2015 via Twitter for Mac)

Southeastern Railway can't tell difference between the Thames and Edinburgh Castle pic.twitter.com/VRZAgiVcM9

via Twitter for Mac

sxmmieftw @MayorofLondon LOOK AT THIS CROWD IM STUCK IN GOING INTO WATERLOO?! pic.twitter.com/2ACY7EZax8

via Twitter for Windows Phone (retweeted on 1:26 AM, Jan 1st, 2015 via Twitter for Mac)

ionamcconnell Fab fireworks, watched from lower Marsh and easy if circuitous route into Waterloo. Station wasn't too busy, home already!

via Twitter for Android (retweeted on 1:25 AM, Jan 1st, 2015 via Twitter for Mac)

Kat_Drayson Apparently being held in The Cut with mounted police 'for own safety' @TfL

via Twitter for Android (retweeted on 1:24 AM, Jan 1st, 2015 via Twitter for Mac)

Police horses on The Cut outside Young Vic pic.twitter.com/l7Lumyx2B8 via @Kat_Drayson

via Twitter for Mac

@Helzbels I'm always amazed at the number of people who tweet their rants about mainline trains to London Bridge to TfL

via Twitter for Mac in reply to Helzbels

LKPoppy Thanks for making us feel like animals @TfL what exactly did our money pay for?! #2015 pic.twitter.com/IdyhnDkVVC

via iOS (retweeted on 1:21 AM, Jan 1st, 2015 via Twitter for Mac)

Kat_Drayson Not entirely sure cavalry is the most appropriate way to manage crowds in close quarters... pic.twitter.com/HsaeMgMxZq

via Twitter for Android (retweeted on 1:21 AM, Jan 1st, 2015 via Twitter for iPhone)

jeroenschuijt @LDN_gov Great fireworks tonight. However, the way you led people out of the South area to Waterloo (via Blackfriars!) was a bloody joke!!

via Twitter for BlackBerry® (retweeted on 1:21 AM, Jan 1st, 2015 via Twitter for Mac)

Kat_Drayson Hehe, being shouted at to 'please move slowly' by @TfL staff - many ironic titters in the crowd.

via Twitter for Android (retweeted on 1:20 AM, Jan 1st, 2015 via Twitter for Mac)

Kat_Drayson And now @TfL staff yelling something via megaphone that no-one can hear. But some near the front are cheering - maybe good news?

via Twitter for Android (retweeted on 1:20 AM, Jan 1st, 2015 via Twitter for Mac)

JTimmsMurs_a1 Fireworks looking amazing from St Thomas' Hospital!! #2015 instagram.com/p/xSnCodJa8t/

via Instagram (retweeted on 1:19 AM, Jan 1st, 2015 via Twitter for Mac)

Kat_Drayson Crowds for Waterloo station getting increasingly packed together @TfL. No info given - just sound of a helicopter overhead.

via Twitter for Android (retweeted on 1:16 AM, Jan 1st, 2015 via Twitter for Mac)

johnbeck75 Happy New Year from London pic.twitter.com/IzFq26KoXI

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 1:15 AM, Jan 1st, 2015 via Twitter for iPhone)

Kat_Drayson Chaos at Waterloo- most entrances shut & staff giving conflicting advice on how to get to the station, or even if open. Happy new year @TfL

via Twitter for Android (retweeted on 1:12 AM, Jan 1st, 2015 via Twitter for Mac)

Crowds in The Cut heading for Waterloo Station pic.twitter.com/Yh5Q277KFu via @Kat_Drayson

via Twitter for Mac

Kat_Drayson Queues for Waterloo station - @TfL staff unable to cope. pic.twitter.com/LBH5PdNGPD

via Twitter for Android (retweeted on 1:11 AM, Jan 1st, 2015 via Twitter for Mac)

_JoelVirgo Perfect view from the roof garden. Celebrate in style people pic.twitter.com/4cVXlssQdd

via Twitter Web Client (retweeted on 1:10 AM, Jan 1st, 2015 via Twitter for Mac)

LAS_OpsDirector We're taking an emergency call every 10 seconds and we are expecting it to get even busier

via TweetDeck (retweeted on 1:05 AM, Jan 1st, 2015 via Twitter for Mac)

BTPkingscross of fireworks. Officers patrolling @TLRailUK @TfL throughout the night pic.twitter.com/21FVsNtq6a

via Twitter for Android (retweeted on 12:59 AM, Jan 1st, 2015 via Tweetbot for Mac)

magic_in_london @se1 this was the view from my bedroom! pic.twitter.com/viIBuVZTZP

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 12:42 AM, Jan 1st, 2015 via Twitter for Mac)

SkyHarriet Can't quite believe the view we had of the fireworks. What a privilege. What an amazing job @SkyNews pic.twitter.com/XYjcnZjJjz

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 12:40 AM, Jan 1st, 2015 via Twitter for iPhone)

SW_Trains Happy New Year from the London Waterloo station team, they will be helping you get home safely tonight. pic.twitter.com/NHVz4mYjth

via Twitter Web Client (retweeted on 12:38 AM, Jan 1st, 2015 via Twitter for iPhone)

kiasuchick Fireworks finale in London @ Westminster Bridge instagram.com/p/xSpR28sFyV/

via Instagram (retweeted on 12:33 AM, Jan 1st, 2015 via Twitter for Mac)

kiasuchick Fireworks & phones :) @ Westminster Bridge instagram.com/p/xSpAPuMFxn/

via Instagram (retweeted on 12:32 AM, Jan 1st, 2015 via Twitter for Mac)

kiasuchick Fireworks in London @ Westminster Bridge instagram.com/p/xSo0WKsFxM/

via Instagram (retweeted on 12:30 AM, Jan 1st, 2015 via Twitter for Mac)

MPSWoodsideGSgt Look at the boats! pic.twitter.com/RWzqSG3Kyt

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 12:29 AM, Jan 1st, 2015 via Twitter for Mac)

MrAndyPowell Happy 2015, you lovely tweople. This is the view of @TheShardLondon in @se1 right now. pic.twitter.com/rhwnTmqtjy

via Twitter for Android (retweeted on 12:27 AM, Jan 1st, 2015 via Twitter for Mac)

TheRealShekel View from the end of my street... pic.twitter.com/0AFliQzDVz

via Twitter Web Client (retweeted on 12:24 AM, Jan 1st, 2015 via Twitter for Mac)

MrHarryCole Happy new year! pic.twitter.com/xKDl7nBeek

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 12:16 AM, Jan 1st, 2015 via Twitter for Mac)

lousical Great bit of captioning by the BBC. 'This programme contains flashing images'... displayed after 10 minutes of fireworks. Bravo.

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 12:16 AM, Jan 1st, 2015 via Twitter for Mac)

CanonOakley 2015 from top of St pauls pic.twitter.com/d6WnYMZKV0

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 12:14 AM, Jan 1st, 2015 via Twitter for Mac)

MacarthurAnna Call takers joining me at the top of ambulance HQ. Nobody calling 999 at midnight! Happy new year everyone pic.twitter.com/DROKPtNcnN

via iOS (retweeted on 12:05 AM, Jan 1st, 2015 via Twitter for Mac)

Fireworks caught on the traffic camera at Lambeth Bridge pic.twitter.com/WORIpkDOaX

via Twitter for Mac

Midnight traffic jam on Borough High Street. Welcome to 2015. pic.twitter.com/cKppPm45XV

via Twitter for Mac

Hazinelli London Eye view from no ticket area #2015 pic.twitter.com/3ITCLcJQst

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 12:02 AM, Jan 1st, 2015 via Twitter for Mac)

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