By Greg Stekelman, aged 36
New geographically accurate maps Old, lovely maps
polska-anglia.co.uk
<ul><li>The Piccadilly line </li></ul><ul><li>2 nd  best line </li></ul><ul><li>Best colour </li></ul><ul><li>Tourist tube...
Kelly Sotherton
Wikifeet – the collaborative celebrity-feet website
<ul><li>The Bakerloo line </li></ul><ul><li>Worst colour line </li></ul><ul><li>Nice and straight </li></ul><ul><li>Baker ...
Dermot O’Leary
<ul><li>The Circle line </li></ul><ul><li>Most hated line </li></ul><ul><li>Can’t find proper map of it </li></ul><ul><li>...
No one
<ul><li>The District Line </li></ul><ul><li>Full of Sloanes </li></ul><ul><li>Has the most stations: 60 </li></ul><ul><li>...
Walford East – it’s not a real station
Jon Ronson
<ul><li>The Hammersmith and City Line </li></ul><ul><li>Salmon Pink Colour </li></ul><ul><li>It’s no ones favourite line <...
No votes for the Hammersmith and City Line
<ul><li>The Central Line </li></ul><ul><li>Lovely red colour </li></ul><ul><li>The fastest line (speeds up to 62mph) </li>...
Steve Davis
<ul><li>The Jubilee Line </li></ul><ul><li>Opened in 1979 </li></ul><ul><li>Stratford has the shortest escalator </li></ul...
Benoit Assou-Ekotto
<ul><li>The Metropolitan Line </li></ul><ul><li>World’s oldest underground railway </li></ul><ul><li>Only 9 stations below...
Louis Theroux
<ul><li>The Northern Line </li></ul><ul><li>Sexy black colour </li></ul><ul><li>The “Misery Line” </li></ul><ul><li>Longes...
Northern Heights – an impossible dream
Claudia Winkleman
<ul><li>The Victoria Line </li></ul><ul><li>Clearly the best line </li></ul><ul><li>Finsbury Park to Oxford Circus in 12 m...
Shelley von Strunckel
<ul><li>The Waterloo and City Line </li></ul><ul><li>Only two stations, Waterloo and Bank </li></ul><ul><li>Nicknamed “the...
James Ward
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Boring Tube line presentation by Greg Stekelman

  1. 1. By Greg Stekelman, aged 36
  2. 2. New geographically accurate maps Old, lovely maps
  3. 3. polska-anglia.co.uk
  4. 4. <ul><li>The Piccadilly line </li></ul><ul><li>2 nd best line </li></ul><ul><li>Best colour </li></ul><ul><li>Tourist tube </li></ul><ul><li>Weeping tuning fork </li></ul><ul><li>Shortest gap between stations </li></ul><ul><li>Vomit </li></ul>
  5. 5. Kelly Sotherton
  6. 6. Wikifeet – the collaborative celebrity-feet website
  7. 7. <ul><li>The Bakerloo line </li></ul><ul><li>Worst colour line </li></ul><ul><li>Nice and straight </li></ul><ul><li>Baker Street and Waterloo – could be called Waterstreet </li></ul><ul><li>Baker Street has the 10 platforms </li></ul>
  8. 8. Dermot O’Leary
  9. 9. <ul><li>The Circle line </li></ul><ul><li>Most hated line </li></ul><ul><li>Can’t find proper map of it </li></ul><ul><li>No longer a circle </li></ul><ul><li>Terrible student parties </li></ul><ul><li>Once stuck between Moorgate and Barbican for 25 minutes </li></ul>
  10. 10. No one
  11. 11. <ul><li>The District Line </li></ul><ul><li>Full of Sloanes </li></ul><ul><li>Has the most stations: 60 </li></ul><ul><li>Crosses Thames by bridge </li></ul><ul><li>Home of fictional Walford East station </li></ul>
  12. 12. Walford East – it’s not a real station
  13. 13. Jon Ronson
  14. 14. <ul><li>The Hammersmith and City Line </li></ul><ul><li>Salmon Pink Colour </li></ul><ul><li>It’s no ones favourite line </li></ul><ul><li>I lost my virginity in a flat near Royal Oak, overlooking the train line </li></ul>
  15. 15. No votes for the Hammersmith and City Line
  16. 16. <ul><li>The Central Line </li></ul><ul><li>Lovely red colour </li></ul><ul><li>The fastest line (speeds up to 62mph) </li></ul><ul><li>Longest uninterrupted journey from West Ruislip to Epping (54.9 km) </li></ul><ul><li>Once saw Nigel Lawson at Lancaster Gate </li></ul>
  17. 17. Steve Davis
  18. 18. <ul><li>The Jubilee Line </li></ul><ul><li>Opened in 1979 </li></ul><ul><li>Stratford has the shortest escalator </li></ul><ul><li>Was to be named The Fleet Line </li></ul><ul><li>I don’t like the special door opening bits, even though they do stop suicides </li></ul>
  19. 19. Benoit Assou-Ekotto
  20. 20. <ul><li>The Metropolitan Line </li></ul><ul><li>World’s oldest underground railway </li></ul><ul><li>Only 9 stations below ground </li></ul><ul><li>Not really London </li></ul><ul><li>Fast and semi-fast trains </li></ul><ul><li>Longest gap between any two stations (6.3km between Chesam and Chalfont & Latimer) </li></ul>
  21. 21. Louis Theroux
  22. 22. <ul><li>The Northern Line </li></ul><ul><li>Sexy black colour </li></ul><ul><li>The “Misery Line” </li></ul><ul><li>Longest tunnel ( Morden to East Finchley 27.8 kilometres) </li></ul><ul><li>Most passengers (206 million per year) </li></ul><ul><li>Northern Heights extended proposal </li></ul>
  23. 23. Northern Heights – an impossible dream
  24. 24. Claudia Winkleman
  25. 25. <ul><li>The Victoria Line </li></ul><ul><li>Clearly the best line </li></ul><ul><li>Finsbury Park to Oxford Circus in 12 mins </li></ul><ul><li>Opened in 1968 </li></ul><ul><li>A train every two minutes </li></ul><ul><li>The lights once failed on me between Finsbury Park and Highbury and Islington </li></ul>
  26. 26. Shelley von Strunckel
  27. 27. <ul><li>The Waterloo and City Line </li></ul><ul><li>Only two stations, Waterloo and Bank </li></ul><ul><li>Nicknamed “the Drain” </li></ul><ul><li>I’ve never used it </li></ul><ul><li>Closed on Sundays </li></ul><ul><li>Looks a bit rubbish </li></ul>
  28. 28. James Ward
  29. 29. The end?

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