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The allure of abandoned Tube stations

The allure of abandoned Tube stations. Interesting little read, now I want to go and explore in the footsteps of Sherlock and John.

from Hand Luggage Only

This Alternative London Underground Map Shows You What To See At Every Tube Stop In Central London

THIS ALTERNATIVE LONDON UNDERGROUND MAP SHOWS YOU WHAT TO SEE AT EVERY TUBE STOP IN CENTRAL LONDON London is a pretty epic place, though its probably expected that I’d say that seeing as it’s my home but its the actual truth. Our wonderful city is buzzing with so many amazing sights to explore which are particularly easy to get to, especially with hundreds of tube stops that are dotted across London town.

from travel.yahoo.com

Your Guide to Using the Tube in London

Your guide to using the Tube in London. #publictransit #travel #underground

Built in 1869 by the East London Railway Company, which reused the Thames Tunnel intended for horse-drawn carriages, the line became part of the London Underground network in 1933. Description from snipview.com. I searched for this on bing.com/images

An interesting complex of tunnels and vaults are to be found close to the Roundhouse at Camden. The Camden Catacombs, as they have become known are were once owned by British Railways but have now passed into multiple ownership. Some sections were demolished during the redevelopment of the area while other sections belong to Camden Market who discourage access

Hidden in the centre of London, the ruins of St-Dunstan-in-the-East, a church built in the eleventh century and severely damaged during The Blitz. The ruins were repurposed into this Victorian gothic dreamscape of a public garden, crawling with Virginia creepers and creepily atmospheric.

from Gizmodo

New London Tube Map Shows How Long It Takes to Walk, Not Ride a Train

Transport for London has released another alternative version of the Tube map—and it’s actually really useful. The London transport manager has created a ‘Walk the Tube’ map, which shows how long it takes to totter between stations.