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 Friday, August 27, 2010

"Something Park" quiz: London has hundreds of stations, some of them well-used, others lesser-known. A lot of these lesser-known stations have the word Park in their name (probably because they're out in the suburbs where there isn't much else to name a station after). So today's quiz is about London stations called "Something Park". In the table below there are six lists. Four of the stations in each list are genuine London (non-Underground) stations. And the other one I've made up. Can you spot the six non-existent London stations?

1a) Albany Park
1b) Bedford Park
1c) Bowes Park
1d) Brondesbury Park  
1e) Bush Hill Park

2a) Carpenders Park
2b) Castle Bar Park
2c) Coombe Park
2d) Crofton Park
2e) Drayton Park
3a) Eden Park
3b) Elmstead Park
3c) Emerson Park
3d) Gidea Park
3e) Grove Park

4a) Harold Park
4b) Highams Park
4c) Honor Oak Park  
4d) Manor Park
4e) Motspur Park
5a) Northolt Park
5b) Northumberland Park
5c) Oakleigh Park
5d) Sudbury Park
5e) Sundridge Park

6a) Wanstead Park
6b) Westcombe Park
6c) Whetstone Park
6d) Worcester Park
6e) Woodgrange Park

As a reminder, there's one fake station in each list.
Try to spot the fakes before you open the comments box, because that's where the answers are.
You can confirm or disprove your hunches by clicking through to the linked Wikipedia page.
If you're a real expert, you'll know whereabouts in London all the real stations are before you click.
And then let us know how you got on.

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