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Author Topic: How much of the Underground is underground?  (Read 1662 times)

Offline siasl

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How much of the Underground is underground?
« on: 16 September, 2016, 11:55:32 AM »

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Re: How much of the Underground is underground?
« Reply #1 on: 16 September, 2016, 07:09:15 PM »
I remember a mad class mate of mine who was totally nuts about the Tube. So much so that he spent a whole day during the school holidays trying (but sadly not quite managing) to travel through every single tube station on the network in 24 hours.

He told me that, surprisingly, in fact well over half of the underground is not underground at all. Over 50% is over ground. The trouble is that I can't remember, not even vaguely, exactly how much of the Underground is underground. Or even exactly how much of the Underground is over ground.

So even though I can't give the exact figures I say that less than 50% of the Underground is actually underground. (I may be wrong though because there've been a few new tube lines built since he tried his marathon tube ride.)

Someone must know.
« Last Edit: 16 September, 2016, 07:13:13 PM by P-Kasso2 »
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