Recent content by Destia Tenny

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    Why do Victoria line trains not have air conditioning?

    My anecdotal information shows that a kind of coolant will be introduced to the a/c system and will be chilled by electricity when trains are running overground...but I still have no idea how future Victoria line trains on the all underground line could be air-conditioned by this way...
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    Guangzhou Metro “Crossrail” Polaris/Cloud Line diagram

    High-speed Metro Line Polaris Line: Line 18 Why named ‘Polaris’? It’s the north-south ‘crossrail’ of the city, and it’s extension programmes are always under discussion. Also, it is a commuter-friendly railway, unlike Chinese National rail services which only serve for the deplorable uncivilised...
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    How much of the Underground map have YOU covered (continued)?

    Very helpful tips. PS. Will the loop be generally disused after the opening of Battersea Branch, or several trains still routinely turn back there?
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    How much of the Underground map have YOU covered (continued)?

    Okay, I should try the loop next time if I have...
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    A good service operates on all lines

    I believe the reason for using good rather than fair is the same as why LU changes ‘alight for’ into ‘exit for’—many English learners don’t know the word ‘alight’ at all...regarding the word ‘fair’, their recognition to this word could only be ‘equal treatment to different parties’.
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    How much of the Underground map have YOU covered (continued)?

    Isn’t staying on a train turning back illegal? I’ve no idea of the rules in London, but in Hong Kong and China turning back with passenger on board is a minor incident and station employees could be held liable for that. I was on a southbound Kennington-end train last week, and at the last...
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    How much of the Underground map have YOU covered (continued)?

    Went to London this July for a summer school, riding around the following lines.

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