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 London Underground - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Most platforms at deep tube stations have a pit excavated beneath the track.
In addition, some stations' walls are decorated in tile motifs that are unique to the station, such as profiles of Sherlock Holmes's head at Baker Street station, or a cross containing a crown at King's Cross St Pancras station.
While many stations on the surface involve a short flight of stairs to gain access from street level, virtually all underground stations use some of the system's 410 escalators (each going at a speed of 145 ft per minute, approximately 1.65 miles per hour) 112 lifts, or a combination of both.
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 Chesham tube station: Facts and details from Encyclopedia Topic
Eastcote tube station is a london underground station in eastcote in north london....
Baker street tube station is a station on the london underground located on baker street....
Chesham is the Underground station most distant from any other.
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/c/ch/chesham_tube_station.htm   (723 words)

  
 London-Underground.htm
Escalators in the London UndergroundLondon Underground once had wooden steps, but this was changed after the fire at King's Cross St. Pancras tube station in 1987.
The platforms of this 'ghost station' are still visible from trains passing between the two stations.
Tramlink meets National Rail lines at a number of stations, but because it runs in an area relatively under-served by the London UndergroundLondon Underground (one of the reasons for its creation), its only interchange with the Underground is at Wimbledon.
www.worldhistory.com /wiki/L/London-Underground.htm   (1167 words)

  
 product.txt
When an operator inserted his arm inside this tube, and moved it back and forth and up and down while manipulating the controls, he could make the arm of Humongous duplicate his actions.
Eric Rattray lives with his wife, Peggy and daughter, Fiona, in Chesham, Buckinghamshire.
THE FIREYS The Fireys appear in a spectacular musical sequence in which they sing and dance to a song specially written for the film by its star, David Bowie.
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 Spanish Embassy In The Uk
The Spanish Embassy in the UK: 39 Chesham Place London SW1X 8SB (020 7235 5555).
UK: The Spanish Embassy, 39 Chesham Place, London SW1X 8SB T: 020 7235 5555 British Consulate - Malaga Edificio Duquesa Calle Duquesa de Parcent, 8 29001 Malaga Tel.: (+34) 95 221 7571 / 221 2325 Fax...
Barn Farm Tadlow Road Royston Herts SG8 0EP e: slovenia@cpts.fsbusiness.co.uk w: www.slovenia-tourism.si/ top Spanish Embassy 39 Chesham Place London SW1X 8SB t: 020 7235 5555 f: 020 7235 9905...
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 PressCard.Com Orbital Satellites
International headquarters based in Chesham in the United Kingdom, and is concerned with the design, manufacture, test and commissioning of an extensive range of portable, transportable and fixed earth station systems and ancillary subsystems and products.
More specifically this range includes flyaway, vehicle, trailer, semi-transportable and fixed earth station systems for transmitting and receiving analogue / digital signal traffic in C, Ku and Ka band over all major world-wide geostationary satellite systems.
- (UK) "The Company has a diverse range of earth stations available for hire, from lightweight 1.0m Ku band systems to the fully redundant dual band (C and Ku band), 2.2m systems.
www.presscard.com /extraterrestrials.html   (2451 words)

  
 Brill & Wotton Trammway
Guest on the line - Preserved Cravens tube stock leaves the main-line to work the Chesham shuttle during Steam on the Met
The latter was probably always the second choice and in part to take account of a possible acquisition of the AandBR by the GWR whose station at Aylesbury they shared.
In the end option one was the most attractive and the double track line from Rickmansworth to Chalfont Road (now Chalfont and Latimer) and the single line beyond to Chesham was opened in July1889.
www.londonrailways.net /Chesham.htm   (2451 words)

  
 Metropolitan Line. Who is Metropolitan Line? What is Metropolitan Line? Where is Metropolitan Line? Definition of Metropolitan Line. Meaning of Metropolitan Line.
From Chalfont and Latimer station trains can go to Amersham (as the majority do) or to Chesham.
There are many additional branches and stations on existing branches which have either been abandoned or transferred to other railways and underground lines over the years.
In its present-day form, the Metropolitan Line functions much like an overground suburban commuter railway: Baker Street station is its terminus, and as it reaches the outer suburbs of London it progressively branches off into several directions.
knowledgerush.com /kr/encyclopedia/Metropolitan_Line   (2451 words)

  
 Underground Facts
Heathrow Terminal 4 station is unique in being the only tube station with a single platform edge, but the title is probably truly jointly owned by Chesham, one of the Northern outposts of the Metropolitan and Mill Hill East on the Northern.
The longest distance between adjacent stations is on the Metropolitan Line; Chesham being nearly 4 miles from its junction with the mainline at Chalfont and Latimer.
Such was the success of this form of vertical transport that all new tube stations since the early 20th century were equipped with them.
www.londonrailways.net /facts.htm   (940 words)

  
 Geofftech - Tube Challenge - Tube 7
On Wednesday 5th May 2004, we visited all 275 tube stations in 18 hours, 35 minutes and 43 seconds, for the first time breaking the 19 hour barrier and setting a new record time.
This meant planning a whole new route, so the Heathrow start and Amersham/Chesham finish was thrown out of the window, and many weekends of going round the tube over the last couple of months produced us a new route of an Amersham/Chesham start, and a finish at Upminster.
The run was uphill as well which didn't help, and by the time we arrived at the station, Chris was waiting for us and we collapsed onto the floor of the train, gasping for breath and with just a few seconds to spare before the train left.
www.geofftech.co.uk /tubechallenge/tube7.htm   (2033 words)

  
 Geofftech - Tube Challenge - Tube 7
On Wednesday 5th May 2004, we visited all 275 tube stations in 18 hours, 35 minutes and 43 seconds, for the first time breaking the 19 hour barrier and setting a new record time.
This meant planning a whole new route, so the Heathrow start and Amersham/Chesham finish was thrown out of the window, and many weekends of going round the tube over the last couple of months produced us a new route of an Amersham/Chesham start, and a finish at Upminster.
The run was uphill as well which didn't help, and by the time we arrived at the station, Chris was waiting for us and we collapsed onto the floor of the train, gasping for breath and with just a few seconds to spare before the train left.
www.geofftech.co.uk /tubechallenge/tube7.htm   (2033 words)

  
 Underground Facts
Heathrow Terminal 4 station is unique in being the only tube station with a single platform edge, but the title is probably truly jointly owned by Chesham, one of the Northern outposts of the Metropolitan and Mill Hill East on the Northern.
The longest distance between adjacent stations is on the Metropolitan Line; Chesham being nearly 4 miles from its junction with the mainline at Chalfont and Latimer.
Such was the success of this form of vertical transport that all new tube stations since the early 20th century were equipped with them.
www.londonrailways.net /facts.htm   (940 words)

  
 Geofftech - Tube Challenge - Tube 7
This meant planning a whole new route, so the Heathrow start and Amersham/Chesham finish was thrown out of the window, and many weekends of going round the tube over the last couple of months produced us a new route of an Amersham/Chesham start, and a finish at Upminster.
The run was uphill as well which didn't help, and by the time we arrived at the station, Chris was waiting for us and we collapsed onto the floor of the train, gasping for breath and with just a few seconds to spare before the train left.
Firstly we promised (if we were successful!) to give a plug to Nita Hurley's BandB in Amersham where we stayed the night before, and crept out at a quarter to five in the morning to walk down to the station.
www.geofftech.co.uk /tubechallenge/tube7.htm   (940 words)

  
 London Underground - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
To help prevent death, most deep tube stations have pits between the tracks at platforms; known as a 'suicide pit', their purpose is to let a body fall safely under the tracks and away from the path of an oncoming train.
Zones 1 to 6 cover all of Greater London and a few extra stations; the remaining zones are named A, B, C and D, of which zone D is the most remote and consists of Amersham and Chesham out in the Chiltern Hills on the Metropolitan Line.
In addition, many stations' walls are decorated in tile motifs that are unique to the station, such as profiles of Sherlock Holmes' head at the Baker Street station or a cross containing a crown at the King's Cross St Pancras station.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Tube_station   (940 words)

  
 BBC - h2g2 - The Ultimate Guide to the London Underground - mark II
The larger Chorleywood station is used to turn the trains, as is the Chalfont connection, while the regular shuttle train waits in a single siding at Chesham.
This station is characterised by an escalator of average length on which there will always be a gale force wind blowing no matter how calm the weather is elsewhere in the vicinity.
It is the 'second' station for all the hordes of Gooners who descend on this quiet residential area every other week or so to watch the Arsenal.
www.bbc.co.uk /h2g2/guide/A408890   (7524 words)

  
 BBC - h2g2 - The Ultimate Guide to the London Underground - mark II
The larger Chorleywood station is used to turn the trains, as is the Chalfont connection, while the regular shuttle train waits in a single siding at Chesham.
This station is the only tube station on the whole network that doesn't contain ANY of the letters that make up the word mackerel.
This station is characterised by an escalator of average length on which there will always be a gale force wind blowing no matter how calm the weather is elsewhere in the vicinity.
www.bbc.co.uk /h2g2/guide/A408890   (7524 words)

  
 BBC - h2g2 - The Ultimate Guide to the London Underground - mark II
The larger Chorleywood station is used to turn the trains, as is the Chalfont connection, while the regular shuttle train waits in a single siding at Chesham.
This station is characterised by an escalator of average length on which there will always be a gale force wind blowing no matter how calm the weather is elsewhere in the vicinity.
It is the 'second' station for all the hordes of Gooners who descend on this quiet residential area every other week or so to watch the Arsenal.
www.bbc.co.uk /h2g2/guide/A408890   (7524 words)

  
 Around Amersham Station 1970s
Amersham station from Hyrons bridge with A60 stock train from London arriving.
Until the building of the NHBC offices by the station, there used to be a cola merchants and London evening paper offices.
There is also today a division between Chiltern Avenue and the station forecourt to allow people to drop off and pick up and to allow taxis to park, however this can get very busy during the rush hour.
www.metroland.nildram.co.uk /amersham/metro/memories1970s.htm   (7524 words)

  
 Chesham tube station -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article
Chesham is the Underground station most distant from any other.
The station is in (additional info and facts about Travelcard Zone D) Travelcard Zone D.
Land for the purpose was bought along the proposed line of route, but no further progress was made, and with the extension of the main line onwards from Chalfont and Latimer towards Amersham the idea was abandoned.
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/c/ch/chesham_tube_station.htm   (187 words)

  
 BBC - h2g2 - The Ultimate Guide to the London Underground - mark II
The larger Chorleywood station is used to turn the trains, as is the Chalfont connection, while the regular shuttle train waits in a single siding at Chesham.
This station is the only tube station on the whole network that doesn't contain ANY of the letters that make up the word mackerel.
This station is characterised by an escalator of average length on which there will always be a gale force wind blowing no matter how calm the weather is elsewhere in the vicinity.
www.bbc.co.uk /h2g2/guide/A408890   (7524 words)

  
 BBC - h2g2 - The Ultimate Guide to the London Underground - mark II
The larger Chorleywood station is used to turn the trains, as is the Chalfont connection, while the regular shuttle train waits in a single siding at Chesham.
This station is characterised by an escalator of average length on which there will always be a gale force wind blowing no matter how calm the weather is elsewhere in the vicinity.
It is the 'second' station for all the hordes of Gooners who descend on this quiet residential area every other week or so to watch the Arsenal.
www.bbc.co.uk /h2g2/guide/A408890   (7524 words)

  
 BBC - h2g2 - The Ultimate Guide to the London Underground - mark II
The larger Chorleywood station is used to turn the trains, as is the Chalfont connection, while the regular shuttle train waits in a single siding at Chesham.
They are: Aldwych (closed 1994), Blake Hall (1983), British Museum (1933), Brompton Road (1934), City Road (1922), Down Street (1932), Lords (1939), Marlborough Road (1939), Ongar and North Weald (1994)South Acton (1959), South Kentish Town (1924), St Mary's (1938), Uxbridge Road (1947), White City (1959) and York Road (1932).
This station is characterised by an escalator of average length on which there will always be a gale force wind blowing no matter how calm the weather is elsewhere in the vicinity.
www.bbc.co.uk /h2g2/guide/A408890   (7524 words)

  
 Metropolitan Line - Enpsychlopedia
The first section was opened from near Paddington to Farringdon Street (now Farringdon station) in January 1863; work on the railway had begun in February 1860 using the "cut-and-cover" method of construction.
It was the first Underground line, and thus the first subway in the world, opening on January 10, 1863 (however, parts of that initial section are no longer served by the Metropolitan Line, but by the Hammersmith and City, District and Circle lines).
Transport for London and Hertfordshire County Council are developing plans to divert the line from the current Watford station and re-route it over the disused Croxley Green branch line to Watford Junction.
www.grohol.com /psypsych/Metropolitan_Line   (806 words)

  
 BBC - h2g2 - The Ultimate Guide to the London Underground - mark II
The larger Chorleywood station is used to turn the trains, as is the Chalfont connection, while the regular shuttle train waits in a single siding at Chesham.
This station is the only tube station on the whole network that doesn't contain ANY of the letters that make up the word mackerel.
This station is characterised by an escalator of average length on which there will always be a gale force wind blowing no matter how calm the weather is elsewhere in the vicinity.
www.bbc.co.uk /h2g2/guide/A408890   (7524 words)

  
 London Underground - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
To help prevent death, most deep tube stations have pits between the tracks at platforms; known as a 'suicide pit', their purpose is to let a body fall safely under the tracks and away from the path of an oncoming train.
Zones 1 to 6 cover all of Greater London and a few extra stations; the remaining zones are named A, B, C and D, of which zone D is the most remote and consists of Amersham and Chesham out in the Chiltern Hills on the Metropolitan Line.
In addition, many stations' walls are decorated in tile motifs that are unique to the station, such as profiles of Sherlock Holmes ' head at the Baker Street station or a cross containing a crown at the King's Cross St Pancras station.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Tube_station   (7524 words)

  
 BBC - h2g2 - The Ultimate Guide to the London Underground - mark II
The larger Chorleywood station is used to turn the trains, as is the Chalfont connection, while the regular shuttle train waits in a single siding at Chesham.
This station is characterised by an escalator of average length on which there will always be a gale force wind blowing no matter how calm the weather is elsewhere in the vicinity.
It is the 'second' station for all the hordes of Gooners who descend on this quiet residential area every other week or so to watch the Arsenal.
www.bbc.co.uk /h2g2/guide/A408890   (7524 words)

  
 BBC - h2g2 - The Ultimate Guide to the London Underground - mark II
The larger Chorleywood station is used to turn the trains, as is the Chalfont connection, while the regular shuttle train waits in a single siding at Chesham.
This station is characterised by an escalator of average length on which there will always be a gale force wind blowing no matter how calm the weather is elsewhere in the vicinity.
Tooting Broadway, three stations north of Morden, is located at the junction of Tooting High Street, Upper Tooting Road, Mitcham Road and Garrat Lane.
www.bbc.co.uk /h2g2/guide/A408890   (7524 words)

  
 BBC - h2g2 - The Ultimate Guide to the London Underground - mark II
The larger Chorleywood station is used to turn the trains, as is the Chalfont connection, while the regular shuttle train waits in a single siding at Chesham.
This station is the only tube station on the whole network that doesn't contain ANY of the letters that make up the word mackerel.
They are: Aldwych (closed 1994), Blake Hall (1983), British Museum (1933), Brompton Road (1934), City Road (1922), Down Street (1932), Lords (1939), Marlborough Road (1939), Ongar and North Weald (1994)South Acton (1959), South Kentish Town (1924), St Mary's (1938), Uxbridge Road (1947), White City (1959) and York Road (1932).
www.bbc.co.uk /h2g2/guide/A408890   (7524 words)

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