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 Thursday, October 26, 2006

Tube geek (19) Single track tube lines
District: Kensington (Olympia) southwards (600m) - the tip of the branch line from Earl's Court
East London: South of 'Canal Junction' to either New Cross (600m) or New Cross Gate (300m) - where the foot of the East London line splits in two
Metropolitan: Chalfont & Latimer to Chesham (6.3km) - the longest tube journey between two neighbouring stations [details]
Northern: Finchley Central to Mill Hill East (1.1km) - over the Dollis Brook viaduct [photos]
Northern: Kennington Loop (700m) - enables terminating southbound Charing Cross branch trains to loop round and enter the northbound Charing Cross branch platform
Northern <--> Piccadilly: King's Cross Loop and Euston Loop (1.1km) - the former is a connecting tunnel allowing a train in the northbound Piccadilly Line platform at King's Cross St. Pancras to enter the northbound City branch platform at Euston; the latter is a connecting tunnel at Euston between the old section of the northbound City branch and the southbound City branch [details] [details]
Piccadilly: Hatton Cross to Heathrow Terminals 1,2,3 via the Heathrow loop (5.5km) - the one-way airport run
Piccadilly: Aldwych to Holborn (800m) - this shuttling branch line closed in 1994 [details]


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