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Graham_of_Rainham
14th November 2015, 11:24 AM
TFL produces "Walking" times between stations...

https://metrouk2.files.wordpress.com/2015/11/walking-tube-map.png

Walti
14th November 2015, 11:34 AM
It often is!

The times shown on that are the "between stations" times, so include getting into and out of the stations.

I live in Cambridge and work at Paddington, so walk the journey from King's Cross to Paddington quite frequently, so the total time shown on the walking tube map is far more than the 35-40 minutes it actually takes (unless I visit every station of course!)

SteveJ
14th November 2015, 12:48 PM
Could you please give us a bit more information before i blindly click on the link.......... *chr

Graham_of_Rainham
14th November 2015, 01:00 PM
Could you please give us a bit more information before i blindly click on the link.......... *chr

Indeed, that was a bit lazy of me... :o

DerekW
14th November 2015, 02:45 PM
It is a pity that it does not show walking times between stations on different lines eg St Paul's to Cannon Street, I guess than a smartphone app will provide the specific individual answers.

The realisation of the reality of station proximity was brought home to me in Paris once when I did an underground line change between two stations taking quite a bit of time and then when I surfaced I saw the entrance to the station I had just travelled via quite close to where I emerged onto the street..

pandora
14th November 2015, 03:22 PM
Things must have changed since 1990 - Sandra and I coud get to the city in just a few minutes at any time of day -
Thanks Graham, the Underground schematic brings back a flood of happy memories. I wonder if it has changed much since?
If you or anyone happens to be out that way sometime, then I'd love to see an updated picture of that top floor flat we rented for a couple of weeks!
http://e-group.uk.net/gallery/data/500/HP.jpg (http://e-group.uk.net/gallery/showphoto.php/photo/87577)

peak4
14th November 2015, 03:52 PM
The wonders of Google maps eh?

https://www.google.co.uk/maps/@51.5073782,-0.2049117,3a,75y,298.52h,84.91t/data=!3m6!1e1!3m4!1sjr4HP0pRwG3bAYb7jxo-Hw!2e0!7i13312!8i6656!6m1!1e1

Not quite current; August 2012

Graham_of_Rainham
14th November 2015, 04:33 PM
I have suggested to TfL that they introduce signs at the station entrance that provides the time of the next train. It would better inform you, if to walk or get the train.

Ross the fiddler
15th November 2015, 03:42 AM
The wonders of Google maps eh?

https://www.google.co.uk/maps/@51.5073782,-0.2049117,3a,75y,298.52h,84.91t/data=!3m6!1e1!3m4!1sjr4HP0pRwG3bAYb7jxo-Hw!2e0!7i13312!8i6656!6m1!1e1

Not quite current; August 2012

And the magic of using a screen shot of Street View (looking back up at the building). It also looks like the trees are a little more portly as it has got older (just like us as we get older).

Mark, you also notice your favourite mode of transport too? ;)

http://e-group.uk.net/gallery/data/500/Landsdown_Rd-s.jpg (http://e-group.uk.net/gallery/showphoto.php/photo/87587)

pandora
15th November 2015, 06:31 AM
The wonders of Google maps eh?
https://www.google.co.uk/maps/@51.5073782,-0.2049117,3a,75y,298.52h,84.91t/data=!3m6!1e1!3m4!1sjr4HP0pRwG3bAYb7jxo-Hw!2e0!7i13312!8i6656!6m1!1e1 Not quite current; August 2012
Thanks for that link, Bill. Now why didn't I think of that! Although Google's picture is a tad better than my old Pentax Spotmatic shot. *shrug

It appears much the same as it did in 1990, 25 five years ago. That 'room/flat' was a self contained unit with a kitchenette and an "ensuite" that my brother, on my recommendation, booked for a week one year later. He described it as an unhygienic dump! Either it had deteriorated, or perhaps he was just accustomed to more elegant digs! :D