The world's tubes compared



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We adore it, but how does our beloved underground line match up against other world cities‘? Here we present the definitive statistical comparison with Tokyo, Paris, New York, Moscow, Berlin and, er, Glasgow

  • The world's tubes compared

    New York © Scott Chasserot

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