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  • London adds walking times to tube maps
  • London adds walking times to tube maps
    Vadim Timoshkin (2013) ©

London adds walking times to tube maps

The London Underground carries over a billion passengers each year, but with a large number of stations much closer to each other than the map suggests, for many people these journeys could be avoided. In an attempt to remedy this, TFL has added walking times to its iconic tube map.



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