diamond geezer

 Friday, October 10, 2003

Tube watch (5) This week terminates here
I wasn't sure whether an entire week devoted to the London Underground was a good idea or not. As it turns out, I needn't have worried. Either you lot out there are as obsessed with the tube as I am, or you've kept coming back to see how much lower I could sink. I'm stopping now and going back to whatever 'normal' on diamond geezer is, but I think I have enough material to try hosting another tube week sometime. Just not soon, OK?

To finish, here are some tube-related websites I've discovered this week, or used to aid my research:
Geoff's selection of silly tube maps, including a rude version, an upside-down version, a German version, a geographically realistic version, a motorway version, a blank version and a version without the Central line.
Rodcorp's Walklines map, showing all the stations less than 500m apart at ground level.
Owen's Mappers Delight page, which links to more than 30 different webpages about the London tube map.
• A London Underground report from a few years ago, with a zoom-in-able ultra-detailed geographical tube map on the back cover, plus tons of journey-related statistics.
Clive's UndergrounD line guides - his anorak is bigger than mine.
• The official London Underground webpage, with a lot of statistics hidden beneath the surface.
Transport plans for the London area, which hasn't been updated for a couple of years but is fascinating all the same.
• The h2g2 Ultimate Guide to the London Underground, an eclectic selection of facts, observations and trivia.
Tube Prune, the Underground seen from a tube driver's point of view.
Proposals to introduce Business Class and Cattle Class on the new-tube.
• Tons of stuff on disused tube stations (but that's for next time...)

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