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Sunday, 3 May 2009

Tube network is 'best' in Europe

London Underground carried 1,089 million people in 2008

So it turns out the London Underground has won this years 'Best Metro 2009' award. Surely someone is taking the piss? All them delays and suspended services, muggings, strikes, DEATHS....

London's Tube network which carries more than one billion people a year has been judged best in Europe by the transit industry's Metro Awards.

London Mayor Boris Johnson said: "The London Underground is the artery through which the lifeblood of London flows.

Wood Lane station
Wood Lane station was added to the Tube network last year

"It is tremendous news London's Tube team have been named champions of Europe.

"Despite the challenges of weekend engineering works, Londoners know the value of the Tube and why we are investing billions to improve it."



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