Top Ten Tube Travel Tips

The unoffical guide to using the London Underground


Tip 10: Mind the gap

Top Tube Travel Tip ten diagram, showing people falling down the ap between the tube train and the platform edge

The most important tip of all.

So important that there are T-shirts, hats, mugs, posters, pencils, pencil-cases, etc, etc made with the message written all over them.

It's famous World wide, and in fact is the one tip that probably doesn't need to be included here on TopTenTubeTravelTips. But we couldn't really leave it out could we, not the most famous tip of all.

So, make sure you mind the gap. You really don't want to fall in, there's dirt down there.

About Top Ten Tube Travel Tips

All too often using the London Underground Tube system proves to be a frustraighting experience, both for seasoned users and new users alike (ironically the frustraition of the seasoned users is usually caused by the new users and vice versa).

This website was created to let new users in on some of the unwritten rules of travelling by tube (and to gently remind any seasoned users who care to listen that these rules should still apply to them too)

Admittedly most of the tips seem like common sense, but then it would also seem that most tube users are lacking in this department. Hence the site, the tips, and the hope that you will pay heed to what is written here.

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