The Long Walk: All 270 stations

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The Long Walk: All 270 stations

Post by The Raven » 21 Jun 2013, 16:36

Having walked from Chesham :arrow: Moor Park a few weeks ago, I'm now planning to walk to all 270 stations. This Sunday I'm hoping to walk from Watford :arrow: North Harrow. Anyone else is more than welcome to join in.
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Post by palkanetoijala31 » 21 Jun 2013, 18:11

The Raven wrote:Having walked from Chesham :arrow: Moor Park a few weeks ago, I'm now planning to walk to all 270 stations. This Sunday I'm hoping to walk from Watford :arrow: North Harrow. Anyone else is more than welcome to join in.
i would do this with a week off work me thinks.

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Re: The Long Walk: All 270 stations

Post by The Raven » 21 Jun 2013, 18:13

palkanetoijala31 wrote:
The Raven wrote:Having walked from Chesham :arrow: Moor Park a few weeks ago, I'm now planning to walk to all 270 stations. This Sunday I'm hoping to walk from Watford :arrow: North Harrow. Anyone else is more than welcome to join in.
i would do this with a week off work me thinks.
What all 270 in a week?
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Post by palkanetoijala31 » 21 Jun 2013, 18:21

thats 54 a day 18hours operational window so a station every 20 mins

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Post by The Raven » 21 Jun 2013, 18:39

That's impossible. You can't visit all 270 stations in 168 hours without using public transport.
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Post by The Orange One » 21 Jun 2013, 18:51

The Raven wrote:That's impossible. You can't visit all 270 stations in 168 hours without using public transport.
That's easily possible. You can use a car (sorry, but the loophole was a bit too large to simply ignore).

Barring the use of any form of transport other than feet (which I'm sure is what you meant), I'll agree that Heathrow, Upminster, Epping and the aforementioned Chesham/Amersham would make this difficult.

Suggest you make it North Harrow :arrow: West Harrow :arrow: Harrow-on-the-Hill
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Post by DrainBrain » 21 Jun 2013, 19:08

The Raven wrote:That's impossible. You can't visit all 270 stations in 168 hours without using public transport.
I'd agree that your average mortal couldn't do this, but, with a suitable route, an extreme runner such as this guy might be able to.
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Re: The Long Walk: All 270 stations

Post by greatkingrat » 21 Jun 2013, 20:41

You might possibly be able to visit 269 stations without using public transport, but there is no way (legally) to get to Heathrow 123 on foot.
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Re: The Long Walk: All 270 stations

Post by The Orange One » 21 Jun 2013, 21:51

greatkingrat wrote:You might possibly be able to visit 269 stations without using public transport, but there is no way (legally) to get to Heathrow 123 on foot.
Oh how horribly depressing. However, if we redefine the challenge as "travel the entire network without paying any money", then it is possible - buses from the last stop before the Heathrow Tunnel to the terminals are free simply because it's not possible to walk to those parts of Heathrow.
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Post by palkanetoijala31 » 21 Jun 2013, 22:16

greatkingrat wrote:You might possibly be able to visit 269 stations without using public transport, but there is no way (legally) to get to Heathrow 123 on foot.
is there a banned walkway or something i can remember walking there once should i not have done?

is there not a passageway in the tunnel? the road tunnel that is?
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Re: The Long Walk: All 270 stations

Post by greatkingrat » 21 Jun 2013, 23:13

There does seem to be a walkway, but it is probably only intended for emergency use.
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