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Comment on The Tube

Standing on the Central Line platform at Bank Underground station, one can hear a sound unique to this little strip of subterranean London every time a train pulls in. To be fair, it's more of a raucous, punishing noise, setting fillings buzzing in teeth and resurrecting hangovers. But it's as much a part of London as red pillar boxes and Nelson's Column

Comment on The Tube posted 2007-01-30 by David Kudish from London


it is an icon

even though there have been strikes unfinished lines would you get to your job or an event on time if it wasnt for the underground

Comment on The Tube posted 2006-07-08 by jack baumohl from bucks


Comment on The Tube

because it is the best underground and biggest in the world

Comment on The Tube posted 2006-07-07 by jack baumohl from bucks


Comment on The Tube

is it generally known that the london underground was the result of several business consortiums building their own lines? several companies went bust and sub-terra london has several icons(!) of unfinished tunnels.

Comment on The Tube posted 2006-05-09 by edward walpole-brown 111 from honiley, warwickshire


Comment on The Tube

old historice for london

Comment on The Tube posted 2006-02-27 by billy moore from london


Comment on The Tube

It was the first of its kind, and shall always be one of the best ways to travel around the city.

Comment on The Tube posted 2006-01-24 by Steven Inman from Egham, Surrey


Comment on The Tube

Paul's quite right, it should be the Tube Map that is listed as the icon - It's a fantastic piece of artwork and readily recognisable in the way an icon should be.

Comment on The Tube posted 2005-09-30 by Mark Joseph from Portsmouth


Comment on The Tube

The Tube itself is iconic, as the first underground railway system in the world, but the real iconic image is surely Harry Beck's Map, copied the world over.

Comment on The Tube posted 2005-08-26 by Paul Ryan from Dorset