The Raven Alternative Challenge ideas

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Re: The Raven Alternative Challenge ideas

Post by Iain » 14 May 2020, 17:51

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03 May 2020, 13:05
I just realised how horrible stations with "hill" in the name are!

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I was wondering if this is more than coincidence - London is based around the Thames, by definition in a valley, so the hills would on the whole be away from the centre?
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Re: The Raven Alternative Challenge ideas

Post by The Raven » 14 May 2020, 18:53

Apart from Tower Hill. Lol

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Re: The Raven Alternative Challenge ideas

Post by DrainBrain » 15 May 2020, 09:11

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09 May 2020, 14:07
Based on the IKEA challenge, how about something similar using the London airports:
Heathrow
Gatwick
Luton
Stansted
Southend
City

Plus bonus points for additional challenges.
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Re: The Raven Alternative Challenge ideas

Post by DrainBrain » 15 May 2020, 09:16

The Raven wrote:
14 May 2020, 15:24
Has anyone attempted full tube map challenge thats:

London underground
London Overground
DLR
Tfl Rail
Tramway
And Dangleway!

At least 2 day challenge I'd say!
This has certainly been discussed. Of course, this now includes a trip to and/or from Reading.
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Re: The Raven Alternative Challenge ideas

Post by The Raven » 15 May 2020, 10:08

DrainBrain wrote:
The Raven wrote:
14 May 2020, 15:24
Has anyone attempted full tube map challenge thats:

London underground
London Overground
DLR
Tfl Rail
Tramway
And Dangleway!

At least 2 day challenge I'd say!
This has certainly been discussed. Of course, this now includes a trip to and/or from Reading.
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Re: The Raven Alternative Challenge ideas

Post by DavidC » 15 May 2020, 11:00

DrainBrain wrote:
15 May 2020, 09:11
The Raven wrote:
09 May 2020, 14:07
Based on the IKEA challenge, how about something similar using the London airports:
Heathrow
Gatwick
Luton
Stansted
Southend
City

Plus bonus points for additional challenges.
Don't forget "London" Oxford Airport!
https://www.oxfordairport.co.uk/

And London Biggin Hill. And "London" "Ashford" (Lydd).
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Re: The Raven Alternative Challenge ideas

Post by The Raven » 15 May 2020, 11:38

Ah, no! "London Ashford" is closer to France then London!

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Re: The Raven Alternative Challenge ideas

Post by The Raven » 15 May 2020, 17:56

The Raven wrote:Has anyone attempted full tube map challenge thats:

London underground
London Overground
DLR
Tfl Rail
Tramway
And Dangleway!

At least 2 day challenge I'd say!

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Add together all the record times for the tube, Overground, DLR etc... Comes to 30 hours 42 mins Image

I think anyone be lucky to do the challenge in 3 days!

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Re: The Raven Alternative Challenge ideas

Post by RJSRdg » 16 May 2020, 00:23

The Raven wrote:
14 May 2020, 15:24
Has anyone attempted full tube map challenge thats:

London underground
London Overground
DLR
Tfl Rail
Tramway
And Dangleway!

At least 2 day challenge I'd say!

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Battersea Park has to be visited on the Overground challenge, but isn't on the Tube map. Should it be visited on the Full Tube Map Challenge?
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Re: The Raven Alternative Challenge ideas

Post by al » 16 May 2020, 07:58

And presumably, if it does, it's the only really awkward station as Olympia becomes a doddle with the overground?
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Re: The Raven Alternative Challenge ideas

Post by DavidC » 16 May 2020, 13:45

The Raven wrote:
15 May 2020, 11:38
Ah, no! "London Ashford" is closer to France then London!
Absolutely - and it's rather a long way from Ashford, let alone London! But, they call it London Ashford, so who am I to disagree.

http://www.lydd-airport.co.uk/passenger ... -transport

Disappointingly they don't include transport options involving the RHDR, such as a cross country hike from Romney Sands!
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Re: The Raven Alternative Challenge ideas

Post by The Raven » 16 May 2020, 14:20


DavidC wrote:Absolutely - and it's rather a long way from Ashford, let alone London! But, they call it London Ashford, so who am I to disagree.

http://www.lydd-airport.co.uk/passenger ... -transport

Disappointingly they don't include transport options involving the RHDR, such as a cross country hike from Romney Sands!
Might as well call Bristol, London Bristol!

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Re: The Raven Alternative Challenge ideas

Post by greatkingrat » 16 May 2020, 16:41

Don't forget London International Airport!

https://www.flylondon.ca/
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Re: The Raven Alternative Challenge ideas

Post by stepneygreen05 » 25 May 2020, 17:24

Make sure not to forget olympia! :twisted:
http://www.portolympia.com/31/Airport

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Re: The Raven Alternative Challenge ideas

Post by The Raven » 28 May 2020, 13:12

Has anyone thought of doing the "Ton" challenge. Fastest time to do 100 different stations in the shortest time possible?

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