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London Underground Lines now in Google Maps.

Visitors to Google Maps have a new option to switch on – the American styled Transit option. Tick this and the full mess of the London Underground is shown on the map, along with station exits and the familiar coloured lines.

Along with 436 other transit systems around the world, searching for directions can now optionally figure in the use of these networks, although I’m not sure that the Mountain View company realise the horror that could result in “go down 200m to the Piccadilly Line. Travel east for 55 minutes…”

Still, it looks pretty and shows just how successful Harry Beck’s map of the system is.

 

Thanks to Allen Stern at CenterNetworks for the clue!

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