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LEGO celebrates with London Underground

Its the 150th birthday of the London tube network and LEGO unveiled a number of reproductions of the iconic underground map today. Celebrating the system over the years there are five maps, each one incorporating 1,000 bricks and can be seen in ticket halls across the capital. Pop along and have a butchers (that’s “look” in Cockernee) at one of these stations : South Kensington (1927 map), Piccadilly Circus (1933, Harry Beck’s original), Green Park (1968 map), Stratford (2013 map) and Kings Cross St Pancras (2020 map with Crossrail and proposed Northern Line extension included) – There’s alos a leaflet to be had at each location with details of how to create you own Underground logo (roundel for pub quizzers).

 

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Peter Jenkinson
Toyologist Pete Jenkinson regularly writes about toys in national newspapers like The Sun and The Mail. This super-dad has an unmatched passion and dedication for trying and testing the latest, coolest and most interesting offerings from the world of toys.

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