Category: Overseas

An alternative TfL Tube map: Designer creates ‘grid-like’ London Underground plan using Beijing Subway as guide

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An alternative TfL Tube map: Designer creates ‘grid-like’ London Underground plan using Beijing Subway as guide. A London Underground enthusiast has combined the Tube map with a plan of the Beijing Subway to create a new ‘grid-like’ city plan. Alastair Carr created the quirky design by taking both maps, aligning Tiananmen Square in the Chinese capital […]

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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 […]