Useful Tips

Can you bring a chair on the tube?

Can you bring a chair on the tube?

Join the group here. The official rules state that you may only bring on the tube “personal luggage that you are able to carry yourself, including on stairs”, so all those people that have to take their huge suitcase down the lift technically aren’t allowed it.

Which Tube lines are completely underground?

Transport for London (TfL) revealed the Victoria line and Waterloo and City line are the only lines that are completely underground.

Are there underground tunnels in the UK?

The longest tunnel in the United Kingdom is the Northern line at 27,800 metres (91,200 ft). This will be superseded in 2021 by the 37,600-metre (123,400 ft) Woodsmith Mine Tunnel in North Yorkshire that will transport polyhalite from North Yorkshire to a port on Teesside.

Can you take drinks on the tube?

Answer for Drinking on the Tube Under TfL’s conditions of carriage it is now prohibited to carry opened containers of alcohol and to drink alcohol on TfL services. As the ban falls under a condition of carriage, it is a civil matter between TfL and its passengers and is not an arrestable offence.

Are you allowed to take your bike on the tube?

In summary: Folded bicycles can be taken free of charge on the tube at all times. Non-folding bicycles can be taken free of charge on some sections of the tube outside peak times. Peak times are 07.30 – 09.30 and 16.00 – 19.00, Monday to Friday, except for public holidays.

How much of the London Underground is actually underground?

The longest possible single journey on one train is 34 miles, between West Ruislip and Epping on the Central Line. During the Second World War, part of the Piccadilly line was used to store British Museum treasures. Around 55% of the London Underground is actually above the ground.

Which country has an underground city?

Derinkuyu, Cappadocia, Turkey Cappadocia city, located in central Turkey, is home to no less than 36 underground cities, and at a depth of approx. 85 m, Derinkuyu is the deepest.

Is there an underground city in the US?

Seattle, Washington: They’re remnants of the first Seattle, built in 1851 then destroyed by the 1889 Great Seattle Fire. Afterward, mud covered the town, so locals built eight-foot retaining walls and paved over the destruction, raising street-level 22 feet. Today, Underground Seattle lies beneath.