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London Underground
The LONDON UNDERGROUND (also known simply as THE UNDERGROUND, or by its nickname THE TUBE) is a public rapid transit system serving London and some parts of the adjacent counties of Buckinghamshire , Essex and Hertfordshire in the United Kingdom. The world's first underground railway, the Metropolitan Railway , which opened in 1863, is now part of the Circle , Hammersmith the first line to operate underground electric traction trains , the City later, smaller, roughly circular tunnels – which gave rise to its nickname, the Tube – were dug through at a deeper level. The system has 270 stations and 250 miles (400 km) of track. Despite its name, only 45% of the system is actually underground in tunnels, with much of the network in the outer environs of London being on the surface
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London Overground
The LONDON OVERGROUND (also known as THE OVERGROUND) is a suburban rail network in the United Kingdom. Established in 2007, it serves a large part of Greater London
Greater London
and parts of Hertfordshire , with 112 stations on several routes. The network forms part of the National Rail network, but under the franchise control and branding of Transport for London (TfL). Operation has been contracted to Arriva Rail London since 13 November 2016. The Overground has been assigned the colour orange as a mode specific colour by TfL. This colour is used in the Overground version of the TfL roundel, for the representation of Overground routes on the tube map , in train interiors and elsewhere
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London Underground (album)
LONDON UNDERGROUND is an album by flautist Herbie Mann recorded in London in 1973 and released on the Atlantic label. The album features Mann with British rock musicians performing versions of contemporary British hit singles. CONTENTS * 1 Reception * 2 Track listing * 3 Personnel * 4 References RECEPTION PROFESSIONAL RATINGS REVIEW SCORES SOURCE RATING Allmusic The Allmusic site awarded the album 3 stars stating: "There are a couple of clunkers here ("Layla" doesn't work), but for fans of late-'60s/early-'70s rock, not a bad ride"
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Central Line (London Underground)
1992 Tube Stock 8 cars per trainset TECHNICAL LINE LENGTH 74 km (46 mi) TRACK GAUGE 4 ft 8 1⁄2 in (1,435 mm) TRANSPORT FOR LONDON RAIL LINES LONDON UNDERGROUND Bakerloo Central Circle District Hammersmith & City Jubilee Metropolitan Northern Piccadilly Victoria Waterloo "> * v * t * e The CENTRAL LINE is a London Underground line that runs through central London, from Epping , Essex, in the north-east to Ealing Broadway and West Ruislip in the west. Coloured red on the Tube map
Tube map
, the line serves 49 stations over 46 miles (74 km), which makes it the longest Tube line. It is also one of only two lines on the Underground network to cross the Greater London boundary, the other being the Metropolitan line . One of London's deep-level railways , Central line trains are smaller than those on British main lines
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Lancaster Gate Tube Station
LANCASTER GATE is a London Underground
London Underground
station located on the Central line near Lancaster Gate
Lancaster Gate
on Bayswater Road
Bayswater Road
in Bayswater
Bayswater
(City of Westminster ), to the north of Kensington Gardens
Kensington Gardens
. It is between Queensway and Marble Arch on the Central line and is in Travelcard Zone 1 . CONTENTS* 1 History * 1.1 Renovation * 2 Location * 3 Connections * 4 Gallery * 5 References HISTORY Lancaster Gate
Lancaster Gate
station was opened on 30 July 1900 by the Central London Railway (now the Central line). The original station building was typical of the work of the line's original architect Harry Bell Measures . It was demolished and a new surface building constructed as part of the development above in 1968
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Ealing Broadway Tube Station
BROADWAY may refer to: CONTENTS * 1 Theatre * 2 Other arts, entertainment, and media * 2.1 Films * 2.2 Games * 2.3 Music * 2.3.1 Groups and labels * 2.3.2 Albums * 2.3.3 Songs * 2.4 Periodicals * 2.5 Plays * 3 Businesses and organizations * 3.1 Australia * 3.2 Hong Kong * 3.3 Philippines * 3.4 United Kingdom * 3.5 United States * 4 People * 5 Places * 5.1 Municipalities * 5.1.1 Australia * 5.1.2 Canada * 5.1.3 Ireland * 5.1.4 United Kingdom * 5.1.5 United States * 5.2 Roads * 5.2.1 Canada * 5.2.2 United States * 5.2.2.1 New York City * 5.2.2.2 Elsewhere in U.S. * 5.2.3 Other countries * 6 Transport * 6.1 New York City lines and stations * 6.2 Other uses in transport * 7 Other uses * 8 See also THEATRE* Broadway theatre , theatrical productions in professional theatres near Broadway, Manhattan, New York City, U.S
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Metropolitan Line
The METROPOLITAN LINE is a London Underground line that runs from Aldgate , in the City of London , to Amersham and Chesham in Buckinghamshire , with branches to Watford in Hertfordshire , and Uxbridge in the London Borough of Hillingdon formerly in Middlesex . Coloured magenta ( Pantone 235) on the tube map , the line is 41.4 miles (66.7 km) in length and serves 34 stations. Unlike the tube railways, tunnels are just below the surface (cut and cover ) and of similar size to those for mainline trains. Just under 67 million passenger journeys were made on the line in 2011/12
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Farringdon Station
FARRINGDON is a London Underground
London Underground
and connected main line National Rail station in Clerkenwell
Clerkenwell
, in the London Borough of Islington , just outside of the City of London
City of London
. It was opened in 1863 as the terminus of the Metropolitan Railway
Metropolitan Railway
, which was the world's first underground railway. Today the Underground station is served by the Circle , Hammersmith & City , and Metropolitan lines between Kings Cross St. Pancras and Barbican
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Aldgate Tube Station
ALDGATE is a London Underground station which serves the Aldgate
Aldgate
area on the eastern edge of the City of London . It is situated within the City ward of Portsoken
Portsoken
, which neighbours the Aldgate
Aldgate
ward. The station is on the Circle line between Tower Hill and Liverpool Street , and it is the eastern terminus of the Metropolitan line . It is in Travelcard Zone 1 . Aldgate
Aldgate
was opened in 1876 with its entrance on Aldgate
Aldgate
High Street. A station named Aldgate
Aldgate
East opened nearby eight years later and is served today by the District and Hammersmith & City lines
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Greater London
LONDON, or GREATER LONDON, is a county and region of England which forms the administrative boundaries of London . It is organised into 33 local government districts : the 32 London boroughs (which makes up the ceremonial county of Greater London) and the City of London (which is a separate county but still part of the region). The Greater London Authority , based in Southwark , is responsible for strategic local government across the region and consists of the Mayor of London and the London Assembly . The county of Greater London was created on 1 April 1965 through the London Government Act 1963 . Administratively, Greater London was first established as a _sui generis _ council area under the Greater London Council between 1963 and 1986. The area was re-established as a region in 1994, and the Greater London Authority formed in 2000
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Buckinghamshire
BUCKINGHAMSHIRE (/ˈbʌkɪŋəmʃər/ or /-ʃɪər/ ), abbreviated BUCKS, is a county in South East England
England
which borders Greater London to the south east, Berkshire
Berkshire
to the south, Oxfordshire
Oxfordshire
to the west, Northamptonshire
Northamptonshire
to the north, Bedfordshire to the north east and Hertfordshire
Hertfordshire
to the east. Buckinghamshire
Buckinghamshire
is one of the home counties and towns such as High Wycombe , Amersham
Amersham
, Chesham
Chesham
and the Chalfonts in the east and southeast of the county are parts of the London commuter belt, forming some of the most densely-populated parts of the county. Development in this region is restricted by the Metropolitan Green Belt
Metropolitan Green Belt

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Essex
ESSEX /ˈɛsᵻks/ is a county in the East of England
England
immediately north-east of London
London
and is one of the home counties . It borders the counties of Suffolk
Suffolk
and Cambridgeshire to the north, Hertfordshire
Hertfordshire
to the west, Kent
Kent
across the estuary of the River Thames
River Thames
to the south and London
London
to the south-west. The county town is Chelmsford , which is the only city in the county
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Hertfordshire
HERTFORDSHIRE (/ˈhɑːrtfərdʃɪər/ ( listen ) ; often abbreviated HERTS) is a county in southern England , bordered by Bedfordshire to the north, Cambridgeshire to the north-east, Essex to the east, Buckinghamshire to the west and Greater London to the south. For government statistical purposes, it is placed in the East of England region. In 2013, the county had a population of 1,140,700 living in an area of 634 square miles (1,640 km2). Four towns have between 50,000 and 100,000 residents: Hemel Hempstead , Stevenage , Watford and St Albans . Hertford , once the main market town for the medieval agricultural county, derives its name from a hart (stag) and a ford , used as the components of the county's coat of arms and flag. Elevations are high for the region in the north and west
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Rapid Transit
RAPID TRANSIT, also known as HEAVY RAIL, METRO, SUBWAY, TUBE, or UNDERGROUND, is a type of high-capacity public transport generally found in urban areas . Unlike buses or trams , rapid transit systems are electric railways that operate on an exclusive right-of-way , which cannot be accessed by pedestrians or other vehicles of any sort, and which is often grade separated in tunnels or on elevated railways . Modern services on rapid transit systems are provided on designated lines between stations typically using electric multiple units on rail tracks , although some systems use guided rubber tyres, magnetic levitation , or monorail . The stations typically have high platforms, without steps inside the trains, requiring custom-made trains in order to minimize gaps between train and platform. They are typically integrated with other public transport and often operated by the same public transport authorities
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Reporting Mark
A REPORTING MARK is an alphabetic code of one to four letters used to identify owners or lessees of rolling stock and other equipment used on certain railroad networks. In North America the mark, which consists of an alphabetic code of one to four letters, is stenciled on each piece of equipment, along with a one- to six-digit number. This information is used to uniquely identify every such rail car or locomotive, thus allowing it to be tracked by the railroad they are traveling over, which shares the information with other railroads and customers
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National Rail
In Great Britain, NATIONAL RAIL is the trading name licensed for use by the Rail Delivery Group , an unincorporated association whose membership consists of the passenger train operating companies (TOCs) of Great Britain
Great Britain
that run the passenger services previously provided by the British Railways Board , from 1965 using the brand name British Rail . National Rail
National Rail
generally does not include services that do not have a BR history; this distinction is important because National Rail services share a ticketing structure and inter-availability that do not necessarily extend to other services. The name and the accompanying double arrow symbol are the intellectual property of the Secretary of State for Transport
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