Category: London

A London Underground themed hotel opens

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A London Underground themed hotel opens. A hotel near to Gloucester Road tube station has been redecorated with a design based on the London Underground. It’s a subtle theme, as too much of a tube design could have put off casual visitors simply seeking “a hotel” to stay in rather than a theme park. Nonetheless, […]

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How Frequently Will Crossrail Trains Run? The Londonist Has Mapped It

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How Frequently Will Crossrail Trains Run? With Crossrail’s launch fast approaching, we’ve been thinking about the practicalities of the service. How often will the trains run at each station, and when? What’s the difference between the peak and off-peak service? Pieced together from the information released so far. Source: How Frequently Will Crossrail Trains Run? […]

A Map Of Unbuilt London

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A Map Of Unbuilt London. Imagine if the Thames flowed to docks in Peckham, while its ancient course was reclaimed for cars. Picture London with a mile-high skyscraper, or a pyramid full of corpses on Primrose Hill. Would you have liked to see an airport at King’s Cross, or Charing Cross, or Peckham (again)? The […]

Revealed: London’s new busiest tube station is…?

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Revealed: London’s new busiest tube station. Every year, Transport for London publishes data showing the total annual passenger numbers at each tube station (thanks to Diamond Geezer for the tip-off this time around) and every year, we get pretty into it. Especially when there’s a new reigning champion as London’s busiest tube station. Source: Revealed: London’s new […]

The Tube Map, Redesigned By A Tooting Resident

The Tube Map, Redesigned By A Tooting Resident. Londoners are a creative bunch. Barely a day goes by without another alternative tube map appearing. Today’s offering comes courtesy of Jonathan Farrow, a Tooting resident whose main aim was to make the tube map a little less kinky (ooer), doing away with unnecessary bends and twists, […]

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