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Google celebrates 150 years of travelling on the tube

Google celebrates 150 years of travelling on the tube

It was January 9 1863 when the first underground train made a four-mile journey from Paddington to Farringdon Street, along the Metropolitan line. It was an instant hit, with 40,000 passengers on its first day – though perhaps even the most visionary Victorian could not have expected the growth to 1.2 billion journeys that would be made on the service in 2012. (more…)

Parallel parks

Parallel parks

New York’s High Line not only transformed an old railway line, but has inspired greenery across the globe.

NEW YORK 2014
Snaking up Manhattan’s west side, The High Line not only transformed an old railway line but also the idea of a park, as part of the city rather than an escape from it. (more…)

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