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Important! London Underground stations being renamed!

Important! London Underground stations being renamed!

Mar 19th, 2006, 09:23 AM
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Important! London Underground stations being renamed!

Stations will henceforth be sponsored, and the sponsors' names will be integrated into the name of the stops.

http://www.thetravelinsider.info/bri...e_sponsors.pdf
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Mar 19th, 2006, 09:32 AM
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Funny. I didn't realise it was April 1.
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Mar 19th, 2006, 02:13 PM
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Very funny!
 
Mar 19th, 2006, 03:34 PM
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I think the one that morphed before your eyes lasted a lot longer than this one will but topping it nonetheless...
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Mar 20th, 2006, 04:50 AM
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not least because the 'morphing' map was London Transport's own, and they are VERY tough about copyright in the map design - the anagram map I discovered was taken down in a very short time, and this one may not be long for this world, either.

But I like the idea of Curlywurlywood and Babychampstead; St John Lewis shows divine inspiration.
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Mar 20th, 2006, 04:57 AM
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Loved it!!!! Thanks
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Mar 20th, 2006, 06:53 AM
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Dang. I failed to download the anagram map in pdf, and now all I can find is gif and jpg. Anyone know where to look?
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Mar 20th, 2006, 06:55 AM
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I would be really bummed if they ever tried that. First the buses, then the tube - what's next?
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Mar 20th, 2006, 07:07 AM
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flygirl - tried what? And how are buses affected?
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Mar 20th, 2006, 07:20 AM
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Routemasters - gone.

"tried" to rename tube stops.
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Mar 20th, 2006, 07:22 AM
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flygirl, I hope you realized the map was a joke. It had stops like "Burger King's Cross" and "Oxoford Circus".
 
Mar 20th, 2006, 07:27 AM
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Some of those names are so funny...I love Portaloo!
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Mar 20th, 2006, 07:39 AM
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yes, I know it was a joke - hence the "tried".
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Mar 20th, 2006, 08:19 AM
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Routemasters are now operating on two "Heritage" routes:

http://www.tfl.gov.uk/buses/ini-heritage-buses.asp
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Mar 20th, 2006, 08:50 AM
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Hilarious but possibly prescient.

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