Lunnon Unnergrund

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Lunnon Unnergrund
Underground.svg
Lancaster Gate tube.jpg
A deep-level Central line train at Lancaster Gate boond for Ealing Broadway
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A lairger sub-surface Metropolitan line train at Farringdon boond for Aldgate
Owerview
LocaleGreater Lunnon, Buckinghamshire, Essex, Hertfordshire
Transit teepRapid transit
Nummer o lines11[1]
Nummer o stations270 served[1] (260 awned)
Daily ridership4.8 million[2]
Annual ridership1.34 billion (2015/16)[3]
WabsteidLunnon Unnergrund
Operation
Begoud operation10 Januar 1863; 156 years ago (1863-01-10)
Operator(s)London Underground Limited
Reportin merksLT (National Rail)[4]
Technical
Seestem lenth402 km (250 mi)[1]
Track gauge1,435 mm (4 ft 8 12 in) staundart gauge
Electrification630 V DC fowert rail
Average speed33 km/h (21 mph)[5]

The Lunnon Unnergrund (Inglis: London Underground; an aa kent simply as the Unnergrund, or bi its nickname the Tube) is a public rapid transit seestem servin Lunnon an some pairts o the adjacent coonties o Buckinghamshire, Essex an Hertfordshire in the Unitit Kinrick.[6]

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 "About TfL – What we do – London Underground – Facts & figures". Transport for London. Retrieved 17 June 2014. 
  2. "Daily Ridership". London: Transport for London. 
  3. "Facts & Figures". London: Transport for London. 
  4. "National Rail Enquiries - London Underground". 
  5. Transport for London, Windsor House, 42–50 Victoria Street, London SW1H 0TL, enquire@tfl.gov.uk. "Facts & figures". 
  6. "An overview of the rail industry in Great Britain" (PDF). UK Government - Office of Rail and Road. Retrieved 5 January 2017.