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Old July 11th, 2008, 12:39 AM   #481
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San Francisco - the BART
Vancouver - the central bit of the Skytrain is underground and I think it should be classified as a metro
London
Paris
Barcelona
Rome

The best was probably Barcelona, modern trains, good city coverage and cheap. I think Rome's metro gets overly bad press - as long as you stick to Line A the trains a really nice and clean & new. Line B is a bit run-down and ugly though.
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Old July 11th, 2008, 08:02 AM   #482
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Do you have the experience in which the subway in the world rode?
It is only a subway of Japan, South Korea, and New York that I rode.

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Old July 11th, 2008, 10:33 AM   #483
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Old July 12th, 2008, 08:20 AM   #484
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Old July 14th, 2008, 07:34 PM   #485
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Barcelona
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Old July 14th, 2008, 10:45 PM   #486
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Old July 15th, 2008, 03:24 AM   #487
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Liverpool (where I live)
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Barcelona
Hong Kong

An empty platform at Lime Street, Liverpool. I've tried taking photos of actual trains, but officials seem to think I'm one of those guys who flies planes into skyscrapers. Apparently, not being Asian in appearance doesn't let you off the hook anymore.

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Old July 15th, 2008, 04:01 PM   #488
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Porto (I know, tram)
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Roma
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Old July 16th, 2008, 02:30 AM   #489
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I don't see the point in simply listing all the metros one has been on without any sort of comment. It makes for very boring reading...
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Old July 16th, 2008, 02:04 PM   #490
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I don't see the point in simply listing all the metros one has been on without any sort of comment. It makes for very boring reading...
You've got a point, so I'll jazz mine up a little bit.

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Paris, Berlin, Prague, Barcelona, Buenos Aires and more in the future I hope.
The one I travelled on in Buenos Aires was a good one though fairly old. Efficient nonetheless. I got stuck on one in Berlin at midnight with some friends as it went to the terminus without us realising ..obviously I need to brush up on my German. The Parisian metro is great and I would frequently take the yellow line because that's the way I'd get into the central city when I lived there - as such, I know the announcements it makes off by heart.

At Prague, it seemed to have the steepest escalators to the subway that I've ever encountered and I also witnessed a mugging..I'm not going to put that against the city because I found it one of the most beautiful cities I have ever been to. Barcelona was efficient and modern and I loved being able to go down into the subway where the air was cool and to come back up upon which you could notice a marked difference in temperature..quirky, I know, but it was fun.
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Old July 17th, 2008, 12:40 AM   #491
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The Parisian metro is great and I would frequently take the yellow line because that's the way I'd get into the central city when I lived there - as such, I know the announcements it makes off by heart.
Do you mean Line 1? That's the only metro line I went on in Paris that announced the stations, in the most hardcore French accent I'd ever heard. Hotel de Ville sounded like "oeldevee". Paris metro is awesome though I agree. Though I still reckon Barcelona was perhaps a better system because it felt more modern and was cheaper.
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Old July 17th, 2008, 12:49 AM   #492
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Not as many as some...

London (Tube and DLR)
Liverpool
Moscow
Paris
Barcelona
New York

and from this summer Los Angeles and possibly San Francisco...

Best: New York (fast express service and fun to use) London (easy to use and nice history)

Worst: Liverpool (scary and empty)
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Old July 17th, 2008, 08:59 AM   #493
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Do you mean Line 1? That's the only metro line I went on in Paris that announced the stations, in the most hardcore French accent I'd ever heard. Hotel de Ville sounded like "oeldevee". Paris metro is awesome though I agree. Though I still reckon Barcelona was perhaps a better system because it felt more modern and was cheaper.
Yes, Line 1. Haha, yea, the accent is very intense - I don't think I'll ever be able to get "Georges V" out of my head . I agree, Barcelona was very modern, though some stations less so (it could have changed since last I was there.) Paris had a very orderly feel to its system (when there wasn't a strike ) and I like how they've managed to theme most stations, something I think other cities should emulate more - there's enough history and culture behind cities with underground systems, I am sure it would be a welcome addition and enhance the public and tourists' experience of the city.
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Old July 17th, 2008, 06:57 PM   #494
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1.Paris
2.Munich
3.Vienna
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Best: Munich -very clean and fast
worst: Wien -too much crowd

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NAPOLI
TORINO
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BUDAPEST
PRAGUE
BERLIN
MUNCHEN
BRUSSELS
PARIS
LYON
BARCELONA
LISBOA
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Old September 1st, 2008, 01:56 PM   #496
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ROMA
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TORINO
WIEN
BUDAPEST
PRAGUE
BERLIN
MUNCHEN
BRUSSELS
PARIS
LYON
BARCELONA
LISBOA
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NEW YORK
BOSTON
MONTREAL
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Old September 1st, 2008, 05:43 PM   #497
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