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Graham Harrison
2018-02-25 09:16:04 UTC
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An (online) article about travelling on every San Francisco Muni route
set me wondering about out Tube Challenge.

When the Northern Line to Battersea opens that will become part of the
challenge one assumes. But what about the Elizabeth Line?
Recliner
2018-02-25 09:54:58 UTC
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Post by Graham Harrison
An (online) article about travelling on every San Francisco Muni route
set me wondering about out Tube Challenge.
When the Northern Line to Battersea opens that will become part of the
challenge one assumes. But what about the Elizabeth Line?
Obviously the Northern line extension will be, but the Elizabeth line is no
more part of the Tube than LO is.
Graham Harrison
2018-02-25 12:15:00 UTC
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Post by Graham Harrison
An (online) article about travelling on every San Francisco Muni route
set me wondering about out Tube Challenge.
When the Northern Line to Battersea opens that will become part of the
challenge one assumes. But what about the Elizabeth Line?
Obviously the Northern line extension will be, but the Elizabeth line is no
more part of the Tube than LO is.
Then why is it called by a name like all the other tube lines? I'm
inclined to agree with you but only tube lines have official names. We
may know the East London Line but oficially it's just part of The
Overground.

Both Overground and Elizabeth appear on the TFL Tube map
http://content.tfl.gov.uk/standard-tube-map.pdf as do
Enfield/Chingford etc and the DLR.

I've looked on the Guiness Records site and I can't find the rules for
the tube challenge. I suspect you have to register to make an
attempt at which point they tell you the rules. I'm beginning to
think that, in future, we may end up with a "traditional tube
challenge" (which would include Battersea) and a "London tube map
challenge".
Recliner
2018-02-25 12:43:18 UTC
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Post by Graham Harrison
An (online) article about travelling on every San Francisco Muni route
set me wondering about out Tube Challenge.
When the Northern Line to Battersea opens that will become part of the
challenge one assumes. But what about the Elizabeth Line?
Obviously the Northern line extension will be, but the Elizabeth line is no
more part of the Tube than LO is.
Then why is it called by a name like all the other tube lines?
It's *not* a Tube line. This was discussed in detail here just weeks ago.

The Elizabeth Line is a network, at the same level as the Underground,
Overground, DLR and Trams. It is not the equivalent of one of the lines in
the five networks. That's why it has its own distinct roundel with its own
purple colour, and its roundel will appear outside stations along with
Underground, Overground and DLR roundels, for example, at Stratford.
<https://www.flickr.com/photos/recliner/24523434807/in/album-72157691680008745/lightbox/>
Post by Graham Harrison
I'm inclined to agree with you but only tube lines have official names.
The Elizabeth Line is a network in its own right, not a named line in a
network. If it's easier to understand, just think of it as Crossrail.
Post by Graham Harrison
We may know the East London Line but oficially it's just part of The
Overground.
Yes. Only the Underground network labels the individual lines.
Post by Graham Harrison
Both Overground and Elizabeth appear on the TFL Tube map
http://content.tfl.gov.uk/standard-tube-map.pdf as do
Enfield/Chingford etc and the DLR.
Of course, as it's a TfL network, just as the Underground, Overground, DLR
and Trams are.
Post by Graham Harrison
I've looked on the Guiness Records site and I can't find the rules for
the tube challenge.
Isn't this document clear enough?
http://www.geofftech.co.uk/tube/rules.html
Post by Graham Harrison
I suspect you have to register to make an
attempt at which point they tell you the rules. I'm beginning to
think that, in future, we may end up with a "traditional tube
challenge" (which would include Battersea) and a "London tube map
challenge".
Unlikely, as it would take several days.
Graham Harrison
2018-02-25 17:56:47 UTC
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On Sun, 25 Feb 2018 09:54:58 -0000 (UTC), Recliner
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Post by Graham Harrison
An (online) article about travelling on every San Francisco Muni route
set me wondering about out Tube Challenge.
When the Northern Line to Battersea opens that will become part of the
challenge one assumes. But what about the Elizabeth Line?
Obviously the Northern line extension will be, but the Elizabeth line is no
more part of the Tube than LO is.
Then why is it called by a name like all the other tube lines?
It's *not* a Tube line. This was discussed in detail here just weeks ago.
The Elizabeth Line is a network, at the same level as the Underground,
Overground, DLR and Trams. It is not the equivalent of one of the lines in
the five networks. That's why it has its own distinct roundel with its own
purple colour, and its roundel will appear outside stations along with
Underground, Overground and DLR roundels, for example, at Stratford.
<https://www.flickr.com/photos/recliner/24523434807/in/album-72157691680008745/lightbox/>
Post by Graham Harrison
I'm inclined to agree with you but only tube lines have official names.
The Elizabeth Line is a network in its own right, not a named line in a
network. If it's easier to understand, just think of it as Crossrail.
Post by Graham Harrison
We may know the East London Line but oficially it's just part of The
Overground.
Yes. Only the Underground network labels the individual lines.
Post by Graham Harrison
Both Overground and Elizabeth appear on the TFL Tube map
http://content.tfl.gov.uk/standard-tube-map.pdf as do
Enfield/Chingford etc and the DLR.
Of course, as it's a TfL network, just as the Underground, Overground, DLR
and Trams are.
Post by Graham Harrison
I've looked on the Guiness Records site and I can't find the rules for
the tube challenge.
Isn't this document clear enough?
http://www.geofftech.co.uk/tube/rules.html
Post by Graham Harrison
I suspect you have to register to make an
attempt at which point they tell you the rules. I'm beginning to
think that, in future, we may end up with a "traditional tube
challenge" (which would include Battersea) and a "London tube map
challenge".
Unlikely, as it would take several days.
Maybe TfL need to rename what they call the Tube Map then.

Since Guiness are the people who verify the record that's where I
looked for the rules. I should have broadened my search.
Recliner
2018-02-25 22:41:55 UTC
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Post by Graham Harrison
An (online) article about travelling on every San Francisco Muni route
set me wondering about out Tube Challenge.
When the Northern Line to Battersea opens that will become part of the
challenge one assumes. But what about the Elizabeth Line?
Obviously the Northern line extension will be, but the Elizabeth line is no
more part of the Tube than LO is.
Then why is it called by a name like all the other tube lines?
It's *not* a Tube line. This was discussed in detail here just weeks ago.
The Elizabeth Line is a network, at the same level as the Underground,
Overground, DLR and Trams. It is not the equivalent of one of the lines in
the five networks. That's why it has its own distinct roundel with its own
purple colour, and its roundel will appear outside stations along with
Underground, Overground and DLR roundels, for example, at Stratford.
<https://www.flickr.com/photos/recliner/24523434807/in/album-72157691680008745/lightbox/>
Post by Graham Harrison
I'm inclined to agree with you but only tube lines have official names.
The Elizabeth Line is a network in its own right, not a named line in a
network. If it's easier to understand, just think of it as Crossrail.
Post by Graham Harrison
We may know the East London Line but oficially it's just part of The
Overground.
Yes. Only the Underground network labels the individual lines.
Post by Graham Harrison
Both Overground and Elizabeth appear on the TFL Tube map
http://content.tfl.gov.uk/standard-tube-map.pdf as do
Enfield/Chingford etc and the DLR.
Of course, as it's a TfL network, just as the Underground, Overground, DLR
and Trams are.
Post by Graham Harrison
I've looked on the Guiness Records site and I can't find the rules for
the tube challenge.
Isn't this document clear enough?
http://www.geofftech.co.uk/tube/rules.html
Post by Graham Harrison
I suspect you have to register to make an
attempt at which point they tell you the rules. I'm beginning to
think that, in future, we may end up with a "traditional tube
challenge" (which would include Battersea) and a "London tube map
challenge".
Unlikely, as it would take several days.
Maybe TfL need to rename what they call the Tube Map then.
I thought it had had a different name in the past, but TfL has simply
accepted that that's the (inaccurate) name that people call it.
Post by Graham Harrison
Since Guiness are the people who verify the record that's where I
looked for the rules. I should have broadened my search.
I presume Guiness just endorses someone else's challenge.
r***@cix.compulink.co.uk
2018-02-25 15:02:25 UTC
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Post by Graham Harrison
I've looked on the Guiness Records site and I can't find the rules for
the tube challenge. I suspect you have to register to make an
attempt at which point they tell you the rules. I'm beginning to
think that, in future, we may end up with a "traditional tube
challenge" (which would include Battersea) and a "London tube map
challenge".
As someone who participated in a tube challenge back in 1970 it was very
much a matter of making detailed rules up as you went along.

We worked on the basis that we had to travel to every station served by
London Transport (as it was in those days) trains which stopped there. So
the Piccadilly between Hammersmith and Acton Town wasn't good enough, for
example. We didn't have to get out and step on platforms or anything like
that. We had to walk or use public transport between lines to make
connections.

There was no public timetable information available then other than the
Underground Guide which showed frequencies and first and last trains only,
leaving some distinct gaps in information.

In those days there were 3 peak-hours-only sections, Shoreditch, Aldwych and
the Bakerloo service to Watford Junction. We also had to time the attempt
for when there was a big enough Olympia exhibition to get a frequent enough
train service. We chose the Ideal Home.

The lack of timetable detail led to a long gap at South Harrow between the
end of the regular service and the last trains which we got stuck in. As we
had sponsorship per station (for Save the Children) with a limited finishing
bonus, we had to cut the Richmond branch and its 3 stations to complete as
much as possible.

Afterwards we worked out how we could have avoided that problem, given the
loss of 40 minutes earlier in the day no thanks to the bus service between
Oakwood and High Barnet (20 minute interval, one cancelled, one ran late).
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Recliner
2018-02-25 16:42:47 UTC
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I've looked on the Guiness Records site and I can't find the rules for
the tube challenge. I suspect you have to register to make an
attempt at which point they tell you the rules. I'm beginning to
think that, in future, we may end up with a "traditional tube
challenge" (which would include Battersea) and a "London tube map
challenge".
As someone who participated in a tube challenge back in 1970 it was very
much a matter of making detailed rules up as you went along.
We worked on the basis that we had to travel to every station served by
London Transport (as it was in those days) trains which stopped there. So
the Piccadilly between Hammersmith and Acton Town wasn't good enough, for
example. We didn't have to get out and step on platforms or anything like
that. We had to walk or use public transport between lines to make
connections.
There was no public timetable information available then other than the
Underground Guide which showed frequencies and first and last trains only,
leaving some distinct gaps in information.
In those days there were 3 peak-hours-only sections, Shoreditch, Aldwych and
the Bakerloo service to Watford Junction. We also had to time the attempt
for when there was a big enough Olympia exhibition to get a frequent enough
train service. We chose the Ideal Home.
The lack of timetable detail led to a long gap at South Harrow between the
end of the regular service and the last trains which we got stuck in. As we
had sponsorship per station (for Save the Children) with a limited finishing
bonus, we had to cut the Richmond branch and its 3 stations to complete as
much as possible.
Afterwards we worked out how we could have avoided that problem, given the
loss of 40 minutes earlier in the day no thanks to the bus service between
Oakwood and High Barnet (20 minute interval, one cancelled, one ran late).
I think think the rules have stayed pretty much the same, though I don't
know how the Night Tube changes things.

It's interesting how things have got easier in that time, with more
frequent trains, no gaps in the service, on-line timetables, real-time
information about services, etc.
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2018-02-25 17:14:07 UTC
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I've looked on the Guiness Records site and I can't find the rules for
the tube challenge.
Isn't this document clear enough?
http://www.geofftech.co.uk/tube/rules.html
Those are the rules as in 2011. The rules we followed in 1970 were broadly
similar with the important exception that we did not allow use of
alternative BR trains calling at LT stations. That would have made visiting
Watford Junction an awful lot easier. It's not served by Underground trains
at all now, of course. We also were a lot less meticulous over the timing
and recording but I still have the log. There were six of us on the trip and
the photo I took of the other 5 is on Geoff's Tube Challenge web site
(though he can't spell my name). I've also found a broken link to my web
site which I hope I've now fixed.
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Ian Rivett
2018-02-25 19:08:20 UTC
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I did a day trying to cover as many Tube stations as possible in a day, but did not do it as any
sort of official challenge, other than personal.

At the time in 1965, there were 273 stations, including the Bakerloo Line to Watford Junction,
with an all day service, the East London Line from Shoreditch to New Cross and New Cross
Gate, plus Epping to Ongar and no Victoria Line.

I chose not to cover Aldwych, Olympia and Shoreditch, due to either no service or an irregular
service, on a Saturday. That set the challenge at 270 stations. As I had to get home from my final
station(Upminster to Edgware), I needed to be at Upminster by 23:15, having started at 05:15 from
Edgware. Not a record breaking trip to start at Edgware, nor to do the Circle Line as a complete
circle, but hey-ho, it was off we go.

I made a 'rough' timetable from the 'Underground Guide' using frequencies and time between
stations, which proved to be a really good guide. At 20:15, I was still on time at Hainault,
having run ahead and behind the draft plan along the way. Unfortunately for me, the 20:15
train from Hainault to Woodford ran a minute or so late and my connecting train at Woodford
for Epping and a connection for Ongar was pulling out as we arrived at Woodford. We decided
to ditch Ongar, Blake Hall and North Weald, as a 40 minute wait would not allow is to get to
Upminster by 23:15.

We did arrive at Upminster by 23:15, so we able to catch the last westbound train to connect with
the Northern Line back to Edgware. Our day was 267 stations in 18 hours. Nowhere near the record
time, but the record was not the challenge. To do as many stations as possible was the plan.

Very enjoyable, I would say and I got a strange perceptive of the Underground system as a result,
in that, it seemed much smaller than expected, due to the process of visiting virtually every
station in one day. That feeling wore off quite quickly, though.

I have noticed recently, that stop watch timing has been used to claim a result, even though the
challenge team have finished the system on the same train as the previous group, but it had
arrived at the final station a few seconds earlier than on the previous challenge. Hmmmm...???

Ian
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Thanks for that. I wish I had tried it myself now, when I was young.
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I've looked on the Guiness Records site and I can't find the rules for
the tube challenge. I suspect you have to register to make an
attempt at which point they tell you the rules. I'm beginning to
think that, in future, we may end up with a "traditional tube
challenge" (which would include Battersea) and a "London tube map
challenge".
As someone who participated in a tube challenge back in 1970 it was
very much a matter of making detailed rules up as you went along.
We worked on the basis that we had to travel to every station
served by London Transport (as it was in those days) trains which
stopped there. So the Piccadilly between Hammersmith and Acton Town
wasn't good enough, for example. We didn't have to get out and step
on platforms or anything like that. We had to walk or use public
transport between lines to make connections.
There was no public timetable information available then other than
the Underground Guide which showed frequencies and first and last
trains only, leaving some distinct gaps in information.
In those days there were 3 peak-hours-only sections, Shoreditch,
Aldwych and the Bakerloo service to Watford Junction. We also had
to time the attempt for when there was a big enough Olympia
exhibition to get a frequent enough train service. We chose the
Ideal Home.
The lack of timetable detail led to a long gap at South Harrow
between the end of the regular service and the last trains which we
got stuck in. As we had sponsorship per station (for Save the
Children) with a limited finishing bonus, we had to cut the
Richmond branch and its 3 stations to complete as much as possible.
Afterwards we worked out how we could have avoided that problem,
given the loss of 40 minutes earlier in the day no thanks to the
bus service between Oakwood and High Barnet (20 minute interval,
one cancelled, one ran late).
I think think the rules have stayed pretty much the same, though I
don't know how the Night Tube changes things.
It's interesting how things have got easier in that time, with more
frequent trains, no gaps in the service, on-line timetables, real-time
information about services, etc.
One aspect that has got worse, as far as I can see, is covering Olympia. Are
there any times when it even has a reasonable weekday service now?
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I've looked on the Guiness Records site and I can't find the rules for
the tube challenge. I suspect you have to register to make an
attempt at which point they tell you the rules. I'm beginning to
think that, in future, we may end up with a "traditional tube
challenge" (which would include Battersea) and a "London tube map
challenge".
As someone who participated in a tube challenge back in 1970 it was
very much a matter of making detailed rules up as you went along.
We worked on the basis that we had to travel to every station
served by London Transport (as it was in those days) trains which
stopped there. So the Piccadilly between Hammersmith and Acton Town
wasn't good enough, for example. We didn't have to get out and step
on platforms or anything like that. We had to walk or use public
transport between lines to make connections.
There was no public timetable information available then other than
the Underground Guide which showed frequencies and first and last
trains only, leaving some distinct gaps in information.
In those days there were 3 peak-hours-only sections, Shoreditch,
Aldwych and the Bakerloo service to Watford Junction. We also had
to time the attempt for when there was a big enough Olympia
exhibition to get a frequent enough train service. We chose the
Ideal Home.
The lack of timetable detail led to a long gap at South Harrow
between the end of the regular service and the last trains which we
got stuck in. As we had sponsorship per station (for Save the
Children) with a limited finishing bonus, we had to cut the
Richmond branch and its 3 stations to complete as much as possible.
Afterwards we worked out how we could have avoided that problem,
given the loss of 40 minutes earlier in the day no thanks to the
bus service between Oakwood and High Barnet (20 minute interval,
one cancelled, one ran late).
I think think the rules have stayed pretty much the same, though I
don't know how the Night Tube changes things.
It's interesting how things have got easier in that time, with more
frequent trains, no gaps in the service, on-line timetables, real-time
information about services, etc.
One aspect that has got worse, as far as I can see, is covering Olympia. Are
there any times when it even has a reasonable weekday service now?
I'm not sure what service Olympia gets now, but at least the other lines
now get a good Saturday service.
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I've looked on the Guiness Records site and I can't find the rules
for the tube challenge. I suspect you have to register to make an
attempt at which point they tell you the rules. I'm beginning to
think that, in future, we may end up with a "traditional tube
challenge" (which would include Battersea) and a "London tube map
challenge".
As someone who participated in a tube challenge back in 1970 it was
very much a matter of making detailed rules up as you went along.
We worked on the basis that we had to travel to every station
served by London Transport (as it was in those days) trains which
stopped there. So the Piccadilly between Hammersmith and Acton Town
wasn't good enough, for example. We didn't have to get out and step
on platforms or anything like that. We had to walk or use public
transport between lines to make connections.
There was no public timetable information available then other than
the Underground Guide which showed frequencies and first and last
trains only, leaving some distinct gaps in information.
In those days there were 3 peak-hours-only sections, Shoreditch,
Aldwych and the Bakerloo service to Watford Junction. We also had
to time the attempt for when there was a big enough Olympia
exhibition to get a frequent enough train service. We chose the
Ideal Home.
The lack of timetable detail led to a long gap at South Harrow
between the end of the regular service and the last trains which we
got stuck in. As we had sponsorship per station (for Save the
Children) with a limited finishing bonus, we had to cut the
Richmond branch and its 3 stations to complete as much as possible.
Afterwards we worked out how we could have avoided that problem,
given the loss of 40 minutes earlier in the day no thanks to the
bus service between Oakwood and High Barnet (20 minute interval,
one cancelled, one ran late).
I think think the rules have stayed pretty much the same, though I
don't know how the Night Tube changes things.
It's interesting how things have got easier in that time, with more
frequent trains, no gaps in the service, on-line timetables, real-time
information about services, etc.
One aspect that has got worse, as far as I can see, is covering
Olympia. Are there any times when it even has a reasonable weekday
service now?
I'm not sure what service Olympia gets now, but at least the other
lines now get a good Saturday service.
Saturdays are out because of weekend station closures.
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I've looked on the Guiness Records site and I can't find the rules
for the tube challenge. I suspect you have to register to make an
attempt at which point they tell you the rules. I'm beginning to
think that, in future, we may end up with a "traditional tube
challenge" (which would include Battersea) and a "London tube map
challenge".
As someone who participated in a tube challenge back in 1970 it was
very much a matter of making detailed rules up as you went along.
We worked on the basis that we had to travel to every station
served by London Transport (as it was in those days) trains which
stopped there. So the Piccadilly between Hammersmith and Acton Town
wasn't good enough, for example. We didn't have to get out and step
on platforms or anything like that. We had to walk or use public
transport between lines to make connections.
There was no public timetable information available then other than
the Underground Guide which showed frequencies and first and last
trains only, leaving some distinct gaps in information.
In those days there were 3 peak-hours-only sections, Shoreditch,
Aldwych and the Bakerloo service to Watford Junction. We also had
to time the attempt for when there was a big enough Olympia
exhibition to get a frequent enough train service. We chose the
Ideal Home.
The lack of timetable detail led to a long gap at South Harrow
between the end of the regular service and the last trains which we
got stuck in. As we had sponsorship per station (for Save the
Children) with a limited finishing bonus, we had to cut the
Richmond branch and its 3 stations to complete as much as possible.
Afterwards we worked out how we could have avoided that problem,
given the loss of 40 minutes earlier in the day no thanks to the
bus service between Oakwood and High Barnet (20 minute interval,
one cancelled, one ran late).
I think think the rules have stayed pretty much the same, though I
don't know how the Night Tube changes things.
It's interesting how things have got easier in that time, with more
frequent trains, no gaps in the service, on-line timetables, real-time
information about services, etc.
One aspect that has got worse, as far as I can see, is covering
Olympia. Are there any times when it even has a reasonable weekday
service now?
I'm not sure what service Olympia gets now, but at least the other
lines now get a good Saturday service.
Saturdays are out because of weekend station closures.
Which Tube stations close on Saturdays?
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Saturdays are out because of weekend station closures.
Which Tube stations close on Saturdays?
Somebody mentioned the issue earlier and I assumed they still existed but
perhaps not.
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Richard J.
2018-02-26 21:13:30 UTC
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Saturdays are out because of weekend station closures.
Which Tube stations close on Saturdays?
Somebody mentioned the issue earlier and I assumed they still existed but
perhaps not.
But there is often at least one closure at a weekend for engineering work, so it would not be sensible to plan a challenge at a weekend.
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Saturdays are out because of weekend station closures.
Which Tube stations close on Saturdays?
Somebody mentioned the issue earlier and I assumed they still existed but
perhaps not.
But there is often at least one closure at a weekend for engineering
work, so it would not be sensible to plan a challenge at a weekend.
Almost always, I would say... unless its carnival weekend.
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Saturdays are out because of weekend station closures.
Which Tube stations close on Saturdays?
Somebody mentioned the issue earlier and I assumed they still existed but
perhaps not.
But there is often at least one closure at a weekend for engineering
work, so it would not be sensible to plan a challenge at a weekend.
How else would you 'get' Olympia? Would it count if you visited it on an
Overground train?
Steve F.
2018-02-27 13:05:18 UTC
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Saturdays are out because of weekend station closures.
Which Tube stations close on Saturdays?
Somebody mentioned the issue earlier and I assumed they still existed but
perhaps not.
But there is often at least one closure at a weekend for engineering
work, so it would not be sensible to plan a challenge at a weekend.
How else would you 'get' Olympia? Would it count if you visited it on an
Overground train?
There are 2 booked OLY workings each weekday (excluding those which
are depot moves) T124 booked ex-ECT at 1944 and T125 booked ex-ECT at
2025. Both start at High Street Ken.
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2018-02-27 00:15:42 UTC
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But there is often at least one closure at a weekend for engineering work, so it would not be sensible to plan a challenge at a weekend.
Sundays are out, so that narrows the days available at the weekend down a bit.
tim...
2018-02-26 21:12:44 UTC
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Saturdays are out because of weekend station closures.
Which Tube stations close on Saturdays?
Somebody mentioned the issue earlier and I assumed they still existed but
perhaps not.
the last time I checked there seemed to no longer be any stations which
closed at the weekend

tim
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2018-02-27 00:25:22 UTC
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Saturdays are out because of weekend station closures.
Which Tube stations close on Saturdays?
Somebody mentioned the issue earlier and I assumed they still existed
but perhaps not.
But there is often at least one closure at a weekend for engineering
work, so it would not be sensible to plan a challenge at a weekend.
How else would you 'get' Olympia? Would it count if you visited it on an
Overground train?
There is the odd working out of Lillie Bridge into District Line service I
gather. You could get there via London Overground, perhaps from West
Brompton or Shepherd's Bush.
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