Category: London Underground

Some German fella has made a map of London’s “S-Bahn” network, and it’s glorious

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An S-Bahn is a type of suburban rail network with a bigger footprint than a traditional metro, which links a city to its outer suburbs and inner commuter towns. The name is an abbreviation of the German: in various cities across the German-speaking world, you’ll find Schnellbahns (“fast trains”), Stadtbahns (“city trains”) or Stadtschnellbahn (“fast […]

Remarkable old Tube maps show how London Underground network has changed over the past 100 years

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These remarkable old Tube maps reveal just how much the London Underground network has evolved over the past 100 years. The historic diagrams provide a fascinating insight into the development of the capital’s iconic underground system since it first began operations in 1863. Free-hand drawings and calligraphy were used to create the first maps for the expanding […]

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