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Old February 12th, 2011, 02:02 PM   #1781
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It's surely an act of kindness, but I'm not sure it has to be so mandatory as for non-English speaking countries.

English is used in secondary PAs not for a sort of favour towards the Queen but because it is accepted worldwide as a common language.

I can understand secondary PAs in other languages in areas where there is a strong presence of a cultural minorance.
In the Genoa area some local TVs broadcast their news in Spanish, too, due to the presence of many South American people. And there's nothing wrong about it, indeed
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Old February 15th, 2011, 08:41 PM   #1782
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Hello,

As for other cities, I have made the full London transport tracks map (underground, overground & DLR)
http://carto.metro.free.fr/metro-london/

enjoy !
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Old February 15th, 2011, 11:54 PM   #1783
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As for other cities, I have made the full London transport tracks map (underground, overground & DLR)
http://carto.metro.free.fr/metro-london/

enjoy !
Great work

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What software do you use?
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Old February 16th, 2011, 12:32 AM   #1784
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Wow this is cool stuff, carto.metro. Sometimes I wonder "where that track goes?" but cannot check it anywhere. Now it will be easy.
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Old February 16th, 2011, 11:32 AM   #1785
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As for other cities, I have made the full London transport tracks map (underground, overground & DLR)
http://carto.metro.free.fr/metro-london/

enjoy !
Great work mate - Cheers for that!!

You happen to have any background map from the ordnance survey? If you do, would you mind overlaying this on top of the map?
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Old February 16th, 2011, 02:53 PM   #1786
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That is fantastic. Thanks so much! It explains why I've always felt the exposed bits of the Met line should have been stations- it's because they used to be! Thank you!
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Old February 16th, 2011, 03:25 PM   #1787
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Brilliant! + bookmarked
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Old February 16th, 2011, 04:27 PM   #1788
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Tubeman, you're going to have to assassinate this guy or your book sales are kaput!
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Old February 16th, 2011, 11:16 PM   #1789
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Tubeman, you're going to have to assassinate this guy or your book sales are kaput!
I don't know this book, but i'm sure it's interresting

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Mostly inkscape !
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Old February 17th, 2011, 01:48 PM   #1790
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Tubeman, you're going to have to assassinate this guy or your book sales are kaput!
Nah, mine is all LU + NR + DLR + Tram with all closed lines & stations and dates of opening / closing of everything... Much more detailed
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Old February 17th, 2011, 01:49 PM   #1791
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Mostly inkscape !
Thanks... I use Microsoft Office Visio, I'm sure it's not really what it's intended for, but I get the desired results
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Old February 17th, 2011, 03:49 PM   #1792
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As for other cities, I have made the full London transport tracks map (underground, overground & DLR)
http://carto.metro.free.fr/metro-london/

enjoy !
Really cool, thanks for posting.
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Old February 17th, 2011, 05:23 PM   #1794
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Old February 18th, 2011, 02:04 AM   #1796
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Old February 18th, 2011, 01:57 PM   #1797
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Hello,

As for other cities, I have made the full London transport tracks map (underground, overground & DLR)
http://carto.metro.free.fr/metro-london/

enjoy !
Excellent map! Looking at it, I've noticed that the track into Aldwych is still active despite the platforms being closed. Do any trains still use that section?
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Old February 18th, 2011, 08:00 PM   #1798
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Excellent map! Looking at it, I've noticed that the track into Aldwych is still active despite the platforms being closed. Do any trains still use that section?
The section is closed since 1994 but it still "usable" (and used for special events), that is why it remains in "plain" line.
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Old February 19th, 2011, 11:19 AM   #1800
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The section is closed since 1994 but it still "usable" (and used for special events), that is why it remains in "plain" line.
Its primary use is for filming work; an ex-Northern Line 1972 MkI Train (one unit, so half a train really) is stored on the branch and driven in and out of Aldwych platform as filming work requires. The horror film 'Creep' made heavy use of it.

The other two very commonly used locations are East Finchley (middle two platforms in / out of Highgate Wood Depot) and Charing Cross on the Jubilee Line (ceased to be regularly used when the line was extended).

Almost all appearances of the Tube on TV / film are at one of these three locations.
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