Category: London Underground

A New Decluttered Tube Map

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Better Than Beck? Decluttered Tube Map Wins Fans (And Haters) Someone’s taken on Harry Beck, and may just be winning. Unlike TfL’s tube map, based on the design principles of Harry Beck in 1931, this one allows for sweeping curves. The central zone — the bit most tourists will be interested in — is given […]

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These Remarkable Photos Show London’s Tube Stations Completely Deserted

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These Remarkable Photos Show London’s Tube Stations Completely Deserted BY HARRY ROSEHILL You probably don’t remember. Why should you, anyway? Counting people you spot isn’t exactly an ordinary pastime. But even if it were, totting up the figures would be a near-impossible task, so busy is the tube. These Remarkable Photos Show London’s Tube Stations […]

Take a look inside the new Tube trains coming to the Piccadilly line

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Take a look inside the new Tube trains coming to the Piccadilly line. It’s a credit to the Piccadilly line that you can’t really tell its trains are nearly 50 years old. But they are, and they are not up to the task of transporting Londoners anymore. The trains are increasingly expensive and tricky to […]

23 little things that confuse everyone on the London Underground

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23 little things that confuse everyone on the London Underground. The London Underground is like a little brother or sister. It’s flipping annoying at times but you secretly love it to bits and couldn’t bear to be without it. And like any sibling, it’s got some weird characteristics that leave you shaking your head. Whether […]

How the London Underground map will look if Crossrail 2 ever happens

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How the London Underground map will look if Crossrail 2 ever happens. For people living in North or South London, Crossrail 2 would make life a lot easier. The plans would link South West and North East London, as well as destinations across Surrey and Hertfordshire. Discussions have been ongoing for quite some time – […]

The incredible list of Underground stations that never opened in West London

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The incredible list of Underground stations that never opened in West London. The London Underground is 270 stations big, but there could have been more had certain plans of history gone ahead. West London is already fairly well served by the Tube network compared with, say, South London, but no-one’s exactly going to complain if […]

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