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London Tube

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Address: London, England
Phone Number: 0343 222 1234
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Description: London Underground, better known as the Tube, has 11 lines covering 402km...
London Underground, better known as the Tube, has 11 lines covering 402km and serving 270 stations. Opened in 1863, it is the world's oldest underground railway network, and one of the largest.
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went from Heathrow to Victoria, used all the disabled platforms as I had a case and found that it was easy to move around and although the last step was crowded I still found it... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 20, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 NEW

went from Heathrow to Victoria, used all the disabled platforms as I had a case and found that it was easy to move around and although the last step was crowded I still found it easy to get on and place my case in a position where I could stand with it and not get pushed around. Tube trains were... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 NEW

The only way to travel around London. Fast, clean and efficient. Used it to visit a number of places around the city and can't think of a quicker way to get from a to b - especially after sitting in busses or a cab. Would recommend to anyone - just wish I'd had more time in London to explore the... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 NEW

The tube is old and doesn't compare to the subway systems in Madrid, Tokyo and many other world capitals. The cars are small and can easily feel very crowded. The worst part for me is that a single ride costs 4.8 pounds, which is several times more expensive than any public transportation I've been on.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 NEW

This is the best way to explore London. Easy, convenient and economical. I traveled whole London with London Tube. Ticket Price is depending upon - Travel Zone (London is divided in 6 basic zones and all places to visit are in zone 1 and 2) - Frequency or No. of travel - No. of days - Only Tube, Tube+train, Tube+train+bus... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW

Having been fortunate enough to have been to a considerable amount of metros around the world, excluding Asia this is one of the best. Remember this system is 150 years plus, older than most of Asia's, so considering that they are dealing with an ageing system it has been upgraded magnificently over the years. New trains, clean and lots of... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW

Ive decided to leave 5 stars even though the tube is so crowded in the rush hour..dangerously busy...but for a service you cant beat the tube for quickness.. The tubes are usualy very clean bar the morning rush hour with all the free newspapers discarded I have seen pickpockets on the tubes so be careful Dont use the tubes if... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW

The tube is a good way to get around London, it is fast and convenient. The map of the underground is clear and easy to understand. I wish however that there would be travel cards for tourists for 3 days, as the only option now is a travel card for 1 or 7 days (if you don't use the Oyster... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015 NEW

I had no trouble getting around or trouble with pickpockets or hooligans. A lot of wind is produced in the tube though (especially by the Swiss Cottage stop).

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015 NEW

Ok so some of it is a getting a bit old, but it goes everywhere, it is really easy to use, it is very frequent ....

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015 NEW

i like use underground it is interesting safe time & money.However, the London underground not cozy & comfort for instance like underground in San franisco or Berlin because it over crowded in some route especially red line & grey line.in my opinion use the Tube very easy in London . furthermore you can easily be metro ticket online or by... More 

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