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Found on the always excellent Going Underground blog - a blank tube map. Ideal for adding your own stations, or for quizzes.



Now, can I come up with an alternate history in which the Jubilee line has the stations "Sid Vicious" and "Johnny Rotten" (all probably in Bermondsey)?

Of course, you could use it to make a map where each station has the name of a film that was made at it...



So, tomorrow I have to go to My Fair Lady. I may of course stop at Frenzy to buy books...

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purplecthulhu
Mar. 17th, 2005 01:13 pm (UTC)
Well.... While the outdoor scenes in American Werewolf in London were shot at Picadilly Circus, the bits on the actual tube were at Tottenham Court Road station...
quercus
Mar. 17th, 2005 01:33 pm (UTC)
Most of it was filmed in Aldwych, where most such things are filmed (it's abandoned, but has recent decor). A few other films on that map were filmed (at least partially) there too.
purplecthulhu
Mar. 17th, 2005 03:35 pm (UTC)
Aldwych station was in operation until 1994. AWIL was filmed in the late 70s early 80s IIRC, and the TCR sequence looked mighty familiar at the time. For example the victim gets killed on the long escalator at TCR. Aldwych, in contrast, has lifts. Some may have been filmed in the disused sections of Aldwych, but by no means all.
marypcb
Mar. 19th, 2005 03:45 am (UTC)
the map lists some films at more than one station - Sliding Doors is all over the place!
ffutures
Mar. 17th, 2005 02:28 pm (UTC)
If Frenzy is the one with the neck-tie murders they also shot some of it right next to Queensway station.
fastfwd
Mar. 17th, 2005 02:35 pm (UTC)
That is so cool. I love it.
elimloth
Mar. 17th, 2005 11:15 pm (UTC)
It's scary to see that the London tube system layout looks almost the same as the Tokyo tube and train system layout.
marypcb
Mar. 19th, 2005 03:50 am (UTC)
except that the layout here is nothing like the actual lines. "If you're going underground, why do you need bother about geography? It's not so important. Connections are the thing. Harry Beck, designer of the classic Tube map.

The excellent http://owen.massey.net/tubemaps.html has about 10 geographical maps of the London system but good old http://www.fakeisthenewreal.org/subway/ shows the real difference between London and Tokyo ;-)


I think I saw in the design exhibition the other week that the simplistic London map was used as the basis of a simplified Tokyo map.
ciphergoth
Mar. 18th, 2005 12:23 am (UTC)
Er, that film map... where did the station next to Borough and Bakerloo line extension come from?
sbisson
Mar. 18th, 2005 02:38 am (UTC)
Blimey! I missed those!
moral_vacuum
Mar. 18th, 2005 02:30 am (UTC)
That is incredibly cool and groovy.
perlmonger
Mar. 19th, 2005 03:31 am (UTC)
"Jubilee Line" indeed; it's the Fleet Line, as any fule kno.

Bloody monarchists...
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