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London Metro

London Metro


What do you think is the busiest transportation system in London? The underground tube has made more than a billion journeys in 2007 making it one of the busiest London metro systems. As you walk around this city, tube trains will constantly whizz around under your feet. This is a fast and convenient transit system that will cover majority of Greater London. Officially, the system is referred to as the Underground even though 55 percent of the transport network is above ground. Also, it is regularly called “The Tube” because the shape is like that of tunnels. It was remarkably the first railway system. The world had not ever seen an underground railway before its construction in 1863. This was the first underground system that used electronically operated trains way back in 1890.
London Metro
These days, the London underground is considered to be a convenient and fast kind of transportation and it is preferred by a lot of people including travelers and visitors. People can save time and money if they use the underground system. They can be able to save themselves from headaches caused by traffic jams. As long as they travel after the peak hours, they can save money since the fare rate will go down by that time. The underground tube has benefited its passengers in a lot of ways. It has been considered the longest metro system worldwide. It has 270 stations so it can serve almost all areas in the central London.

One of the iconic elements of this system is the tube map. The London tube map is very useful to first time travelers in London which gives more additional boost to the city. Due to its multicolored lines, non-geographical layout and schematic, first timers in London can easily understand it. Its constant high level of service and its history should make the whole city proud.