diamond geezer

 Sunday, August 07, 2016

The longest tube journey...
(on one train)

...by distance: West Ruislip ←→ Epping (34 miles)
...by stops: Ealing Broadway ←→ Upminster (43 stations)
...by time: Uxbridge ←→ Cockfosters (97 mins)

...on the Night Tube (summer 2016): Hainault → Ealing Broadway (23 miles, 55 mins)
...on the Night Tube (autumn 2016): Heathrow T5 ←→ Cockfosters (29 miles, 90 mins)

...between adjacent stops: Finchley Road ←→ Harrow-on-the-Hill (7.2 miles, 11 mins)
...between adjacent stations: Chalfont & Latimer ←→ Chesham (3.95 miles, 9 mins)
...between adjacent stations underground: Heathrow T4 → Heathrow T123 (2.7 miles, 5 mins)
...between adjacent Zone 1 stations: Bank ←→ Waterloo (1.5 miles, 4 mins)
...between adjacent stations on foot: Canada Water ←→ Canary Wharf (144 mins)

...in one zone: Edgware Road ←→ Paddington (13½ miles)
...in one zone (outside central London): Wanstead ←→ Woodford (9 miles)
...in one borough: Hampstead ←→ Tottenham Court Road (9 stations)

...above ground: Chesham ←→ Finchley Road (23½ miles)
...underground: Morden ←→ East Finchley (17 miles)
...underwater: North Greenwich ←→ Canning Town (approx 700m)

...within Greater London: Uxbridge ←→ Cockfosters (32 miles)
...south of the river: London Bridge ←→ Morden (9 miles)
...beyond the M25: Chorleywood ←→ Chesham (6 miles)

...through step-free stations only: Green Park ←→ Stratford (12 stations)
...through non-step-free stations only: South Wimbledon ←→ East Finchley (26 stations)
...through interchange stations only: Walthamstow Central ←→ Victoria (12 stations)

...with toilets at every station: Baker Street ←→ Amersham/Chesham (15 stations)
...without toilets at any station: Borough ←→ Morden (14 stations)

...with a non-folding bicycle: Chesham ←→ Aldgate (30 miles)

...through stations with two-word names: East Putney ←→ Sloane Square (9 stations)
...through stations with one-word names: Brixton ←→ Victoria, Stockwell ←→ Embankment, Stratford ←→ Redbridge (5 stations)

...for £1.50: Bethnal Green ←→ Epping (15½ miles, off-peak)

...between Piccadilly line stations: Acton Town ←→ Hammersmith (2.74 miles)
...between Central line stations: Debden ←→ Theydon Bois (2.08 miles)
...between Victoria line stations: Finsbury Park ←→ Seven Sisters (1.83 miles)
...between Jubilee line stations: Kingsbury ←→ Wembley Park (1.77 miles)
...between Northern line stations: Totteridge & Whetstone ←→ High Barnet (1.59 miles)
...between District line stations: Dagenham East ←→ Elm Park (1.40 miles)
...between Hammersmith & City line stations: East Ham ←→ Barking (1.36 miles)
...between Circle line stations: King's Cross St Pancras ←→ Farringdon (1.15 miles)
...between Bakerloo line stations: Kenton ←→ Harrow & Wealdstone (1.08 miles)

...150 years ago: Moorgate ←→ Hammersmith (8 miles)
...100 years ago: Verney Junction ←→ Baker Street (49 miles)

...through stations all starting with the same letter: Hounslow East → Hounslow Central → Hounslow West → Hatton Cross → Heathrow Terminal 4 → Heathrow Terminals 2&3 → Hatton Cross → Hounslow West → Hounslow Central → Hounslow East (10 stations)
...but if we allow that then the longest tube journey is: Cockfosters → Heathrow Terminal 4 → Cockfosters (60 miles)

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