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101 things to do on the tube before you die

Posted: 20 Nov 2020, 08:28
by trains 500
Eg travel between roading valley and South Woodford direct
Eg travel into platform four at hsk

What other examples do u think would be cool to add to this list

Re: 101 things to do on the tube before you die

Posted: 20 Nov 2020, 09:21
by jrparkin
Ride the Bakerloo line while building a Lego Modular Building

Re: 101 things to do on the tube before you die

Posted: 24 Nov 2020, 22:19
by DavidC
Ride 1938 stock into Ongar

Re: 101 things to do on the tube before you die

Posted: 25 Nov 2020, 11:04
by Iain
Ride the Kennington loop
Ride the north curve between Rickmansworth and Croxley

Re: 101 things to do on the tube before you die

Posted: 25 Nov 2020, 13:09
by trains 500
maybe exclude the kennington loop and bank turnback
are theese classed as illegal??

Re: 101 things to do on the tube before you die

Posted: 03 Dec 2020, 13:56
by DavidC
Ride non-stop in public service from Warwick Avenue to Baker Street

Re: 101 things to do on the tube before you die

Posted: 03 Dec 2020, 13:58
by DavidC
Be on the escalator before the train you arrived on has come to a halt

Re: 101 things to do on the tube before you die

Posted: 03 Dec 2020, 14:22
by trains 500
DavidC wrote:
03 Dec 2020, 13:56
Ride non-stop in public service from Warwick Avenue to Baker Street
is this extremley extremley rare?? i havent heard of this before

Re: 101 things to do on the tube before you die

Posted: 03 Dec 2020, 14:23
by trains 500
DavidC wrote:
03 Dec 2020, 13:58
Be on the escalator before the train you arrived on has come to a halt
ie kennington loop (does kennington even have escalators?)

Re: 101 things to do on the tube before you die

Posted: 03 Dec 2020, 16:25
by Iain
trains 500 wrote:
25 Nov 2020, 13:09
maybe exclude the kennington loop and bank turnback
are theese classed as illegal??
What is the Bank turnback?

Re: 101 things to do on the tube before you die

Posted: 03 Dec 2020, 16:30
by DavidC
trains 500 wrote:
03 Dec 2020, 14:23
DavidC wrote:
03 Dec 2020, 13:58
Be on the escalator before the train you arrived on has come to a halt
ie kennington loop (does kennington even have escalators?)
I was referring to the days when GUARDS* on 1938 STOCK* could open the doors before trains had actually come to a halt in the platform and, at somewhere like Warwick Avenue, if you were positioned well you could sprint through the arch and hit the bottom of the up escalator before the train had properly stopped

I appreciate that terms like GUARDS* and 1938 STOCK* may be confusing for younger readers :-)

Re: 101 things to do on the tube before you die

Posted: 03 Dec 2020, 16:35
by DavidC
trains 500 wrote:
03 Dec 2020, 14:22
DavidC wrote:
03 Dec 2020, 13:56
Ride non-stop in public service from Warwick Avenue to Baker Street
is this extremley extremley rare?? i havent heard of this before
Extremely extremely extremely rare. I managed it once during the 1980s or early 1990s. There had been an explosion at one of the London BR termini which resulted in all London BR termini (and associated tube stations) being closed during the morning rush hour. Coincidentally Edgware Road (Bakerloo) was closed at the time while the lifts were being replace/repaired.

Re: 101 things to do on the tube before you die

Posted: 03 Dec 2020, 16:44
by DavidC
Travel in a smoking carriage*

* a carriage where smoking is allowed, not one that is already smouldering

Re: 101 things to do on the tube before you die

Posted: 03 Dec 2020, 16:45
by DavidC
Various "faster to walk/run" challenges

Re: 101 things to do on the tube before you die

Posted: 03 Dec 2020, 16:46
by DavidC
See a steam train operating on the Underground