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Adidas Has Made A Trainer For Each Tube Line

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Adidas Has Made A Trainer For Each Tube Line. Ever loved a tube line so much that you wanted to wear it on your feet? Your prayers have been answered. As a follow up to their recent collaboration, TfL and Adidas have teamed up again to bring more uber-fly transport themed foot apparel to Londoners. […]

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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 […]

World Cup of Tube lines on the TfL Map! Thousands join Twitter game to determine which line is the best

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World Cup of Tube lines on the TfL Map! Thousands join Twitter game to determine which line is the best. Thousands of commuters are rallying behind their favourite Tube service on Twitter as they join a rail enthusiast’s game to determine which London Underground line is the best. Tube lines are going head-to-head in the […]

Revealed: TfL Tube maps from the last two decades show how the London Underground lines have evolved

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TfL Tube maps from the last two decades show how the London Underground lines have evolved. Fascinating maps from the Transport for London archives show how the capital’s Tube lines have evolved over the last two decades. The collection of diagrams, which were used inside the train carriages, reveal changes to the network dating back […]

Londoner creates ‘fascinating’ – but ultimately completely ‘pointless’ – inside out Tube map

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Londoner creates ‘fascinating’ – but ultimately completely ‘pointless’ – inside out Tube map. There’s nothing pointless about creating anything. There’s everything pointless about destroying something. A Londoner has created an inside-out Tube map which has been described as both “fascinating and pointless”. The reverse map depicts a world in which Edgware is the epicentre of the capital […]

Hidden London: London Transport Museum offers chance to explore capital’s secret Tube stations

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Hidden London: London Transport Museum offers a chance to explore capital’s secret Tube stations. London’s Underground network is a labyrinth of tunnels, passageways and platforms and, over the years, many stations have been abandoned and then largely forgotten. However, the London Transport Museum is offering guests another the chance to adventure deep into the bowels […]

London Underground map that shows every abandoned ‘GHOST STATION’

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London Underground map that shows every abandoned ‘GHOST STATION’. Tunnel into the past! From ‘British Museum’ to ‘Down Street’, the fascinating London Underground map that shows every single abandoned ‘GHOST STATION’ It has been created by Franklin Jarrier, who names the ‘ghost stations’ and indicates the date they closed. His map shows the actual layout […]

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