Thursday, November 15, 2012
Tube quiz (44) From the centre
The centre of London is usually taken to be Charing Cross. So my question is this. Which station on the tube network is furthest from Charing Cross station?
A few rules: We're counting stations, not measuring time or distance. We're looking for the fewest number of stations via the shortest route. Only London Underground trains are allowed - no National Rail, no DLR, no Overground. Only interchanges marked on the tube map are allowed - no walking along the street.
1) Piccadilly Circus, Leicester Square and Embankment are one station away.
2) Green Park, Oxford Circus, Tottenham Court Road, Covent Garden, Temple, Waterloo and Westminster are two stations away.
So which station is furthest away? And how?
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