Labyrinth "Full Network Challenge"

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Re: Labyrinth "Full Network Challenge"

Post by michael_churchill » 01 Nov 2016, 13:58

quisquidillius wrote:
michael_churchill wrote:I'll be attempting the Alphabet Challenge on Saturday.
How did it go?
I don't have the details to hand, but it was about 5 hr 22 min. Everything was going quite well (I think) until there was a defective train on the eastbound Central line. Oxford Circus to Bank took 26 minutes instead of a timetabled 9 minutes. If not for that I should have been around 5:04 or 5:05. We were held at Tottenham Court Road - I considered abandoning that train but St. Paul's was going to be my S. Weirdly the driver announced that there was a defective train ahead (which makes sense) but the service updates I heard later mentioned "an earlier problem at White City".
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Re: Labyrinth "Full Network Challenge"

Post by michael_churchill » 01 Nov 2016, 14:04

Leg 9 on Monday : http://diamondtittle.blogspot.co.uk/201 ... o-270.html

Challenge completed! (sort of)
A total elapsed time of 39 hr 36 min 23 sec over 407.23 km of rails, an average speed of 10.28 kph. Over a period of 267 days.
I've now been to every station, indeed I've either stepped onto or off of a tube train (in most cases both) at every station.
So what now? Eventually go back to photograph the ones that were missing for one thing.
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Re: Labyrinth "Full Network Challenge"

Post by Tube Geek » 01 Nov 2016, 16:00

michael_churchill wrote:Leg 9 on Monday : http://diamondtittle.blogspot.co.uk/201 ... o-270.html

Challenge completed! (sort of)
A total elapsed time of 36 hr 26 min 40 sec over 407.23 km of rails, an average speed of 11.17 kph. Over a period of 267 days.
I've now been to every station, indeed I've either stepped onto or off of a tube train (in most cases both) at every station.
So what now? Eventually go back to photograph the ones that were missing for one thing.
Should have done it 3 days later for 1 per day!
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Re: Labyrinth "Full Network Challenge"

Post by michael_churchill » 01 Nov 2016, 16:22

Tube Geek wrote:
michael_churchill wrote:Leg 9 on Monday : http://diamondtittle.blogspot.co.uk/201 ... o-270.html

Challenge completed! (sort of)
A total elapsed time of 36 hr 26 min 40 sec over 407.23 km of rails, an average speed of 11.17 kph. Over a period of 267 days.
I've now been to every station, indeed I've either stepped onto or off of a tube train (in most cases both) at every station.
So what now? Eventually go back to photograph the ones that were missing for one thing.
Should have done it 3 days later for 1 per day!
I did notice that (almost) numerical coincidence. One coincidence that did happen is that I came out of number 186 Edgware and caught a 186 bus to Canons Park.

I've also corrected my post. I missed out a whole leg totalling up the times!

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Re: Labyrinth "Full Network Challenge"

Post by The Orange One » 01 Nov 2016, 17:21

michael_churchill wrote:
Tube Geek wrote:
michael_churchill wrote:I did notice that (almost) numerical coincidence. One coincidence that did happen is that I came out of number 186 Edgware and caught a 186 bus to Canons Park.
I wonder how many times you can catch bus number X from Labyrinth station number X?

Actually, I'm working on that one:
- The 1 calls at Chesham
- The 137 calls at Bond Street
- The 150 calls at Gants Hill
- The 186 calls at Edgware
- The 205 calls at Old Street

There are some annoyingly close calls, too - the 100, 183, 210 and 221 come to mind, for example...
All London buses: 23 hours 25 minutes (with Adham, David, Josh and Tangy)
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