Category: London

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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Fascinating map charts Crossrail route beneath London through tiny changes in ground levels caused by tunnelling

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Fascinating map charts Crossrail route beneath London through tiny changes in ground levels caused by tunnelling. A fascinating map detailing ground levels in central London has charted Crossrail’s route beneath the city. Researchers at Imperial College London created the map based on data gathered over the last five years, calculating the average annual change in […]

TfL Tube passengers reveal biggest gripes about tourists in London: ‘Selfie sticks are annoying’

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TfL Tube passengers reveal biggest gripes about tourists in London: ‘Selfie sticks are annoying’. Londoners have revealed their biggest gripes about travelling on the Tube with tourists including selfie-taking and stopping abruptly by Tube exits. A man posted a tentative question on Reddit asking if it was “frowned upon” to make a short call while travelling […]

So You Think You Know London?

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So You Think You Know London? Best Of London, Secret | By: N Quentin Woolf Londonist Out Loud: So You Think You Know London? Welcome to the latest episode of Londonist Out Loud, a podcast about London. In this episode, Londonist’s own Editor-at-Large, Matt Brown, is the guest, telling us why everything we think we […]

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