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LONDON UNDERGROUND Презентация к уроку английского языка (УМК Enjoy English, 10 класс) Авторы: Сергей Андреев, Алёна Кузьмина, Марина Варламова 10 класс, МБОУ «Юськасинская СОШ» Учитель: Юрий Яковлев
LONDON UNDERGROUND - Would you like to know more about the London Underground (or simply the Tube)? -Yes! Then, join us in our excursion! The Underground is an excellent means of public transport for large cities and vast urban areas.
The London Underground (or simply the Tube) is the oldest and the third busiest metro system in Europe after Paris and Moscow. It operates since 10 January 1863 It is a public rapid transit system serving a large part of Greater London and parts of Buckinghamshire, Hertfordshire and Essex. LONDON UNDERGROUND
In 2015 it carried 3,2 million passengers daily ,making the Underground the world's 11th busiest metro system. In the rush hours the Underground is usually overcrowded. LONDON UNDERGROUND
Commuters arrive by train at London Bridge station
A London underground train ready to depart from Victoria station. LONDON UNDERGROUND A London underground train ready to depart from Victoria station
LONDON UNDERGROUND The control room at Victoria station, one of the busiest on the tube network
The world's first underground railway was opened in January 1863 ( 153 years ago) вetween Paddington and Farrington using gas-lit wooden carriages hauled by steam locomotives LONDON UNDERGROUND
It was hailed as a success, carrying 38,000 passengers on the opening day LONDON UNDERGROUND
LONDON UNDERGROUND The network is considered the oldest rapid transit system, incorporating the world's first underground railway, the Metropolitan Railway and is now part of the Circle, Hammersmith& City and Metropolitan lines.
LONDON UNDERGROUND The Tube's logo is known as “the roundel” (a red circle crossed by a horizontal blue bar)
Despite its name, only 45% of system is actually 'underground' in tunnels, with much of the system operating on the surface LONDON UNDERGROUND
London Underground trains come in two sizes, larger sub-surface trains (left) and smaller deep-tube trains(right). Since the early 1960s all passenger trains have been electric multiple units with sliding doors. The London Underground has been known as the Tube since 1890 and it was nicknamed “The Tube” because the tunnels resemble large tubes. LONDON UNDERGROUND
Paper tickets, the contactless Oyster card, contactless debit or credit cards and Apple Pay smart-phones and watches can be used for travel. LONDON UNDERGROUND Disabled person on the Tube train
There are more than 280 tube stations LONDON UNDERGROUND
All the escalators do the equivalent of two round the world trips every week. LONDON UNDERGROUND
LONDON UNDERGROUND The tube closes overnight. The first trains run from about 05:00 and the last trains until just after 01:00, with later starting times at weekends
HARRY BECK The London Underground map has a classic 20th century design . Harry Beck, the designer of the map in 1933, was only paid five guineas for the job. Born 4 June 1902 Died 18 September 1974 (aged 72) Nationality British Occupation Designer Known for Tube map LONDON UNDERGROUND
During the war many tube stations were used as air-raid shelters LONDON UNDERGROUND
LONDON UNDERGROUND London Underground's 11 lines (total 402 kilometres (250 mi) in length)make it the third longest metro system in the world. These are made up of the sub-surface network and the deep-tube lines.
The London Underground’s 11 lines are the Bakerloo line, Central line, Circle line, District line, Hammersmith&Сity line, Jubilee line, Metropolitan line, Northern line, Piccadilly line, Victoria line and Waterloo & City line. Each line is identified by an alphanumeric index , a name and a colour. LONDON UNDERGROUND
Someone has actually designed “The Way Out” tube map which is a pretty useful invention, since it shows where all the nearest exits are when you reach a station, allowing you to save valuable time. LONDON UNDERGROUND
LONDON UNDERGROUND "Mind the gap between the platform and the train." You are reminded of this by an announcement in London's underground each time the train comes to a halt at a station.
Источники 1.http://ru.wikipedia.org/wiki/London_Underground 2.http://images.yandex.ru/yandsearch?text=london%20tube&stype=image 3.http://ru.wordpress.com/tag/london-tube/ 4.http://www.telegraph.co.uk/travel/destinations/europe/united-kingdom/england/london/articles/London-Underground-150-fascinating-Tube-facts/ 5.http://londonmania.ru/faq/maps-of-london 6.УМК Enjoy English 10 класс LONDON UNDERGROUND
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