Thursday, 21 April 2016

Londoners, their marathon and their city at its best | UK news | The Guardian

Londoners, their marathon and their city at its best | UK news | The Guardian
... Mill Hill East is classic London pub quiz material, being for historic reasons the one and only stop on a single-track spur connecting it with Finchley Central on the forked line’s High Barnet branch. “I’m very proud of that station,” William says. He measures mileages by other Northern Line stops: “It’s six miles to Camden and 23 to Morden, via Bank.” He emphasises that he has also, and very properly, run the other section of the line after it divides southward of Camden before joining up again at Kennington, not wishing to by pass such august locations as Leicester Square, Waterloo and Charing Cross. ...

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