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All Lines Challenge: Underground Masker’s first attempt February 21, 2006

Posted by boltzmann in Uncategorized.

Today the Underground Masker attempted to beat the current All Lines Challenge record (set by Geoff ‘n’ Neil) of 0:56:51. The Masker’s route began at Barbican and ended, twelve lines later, at Oxford Circus.

He began reasonably badly, with trains waiting in tunnels and at platforms. There was a long, long wait for the Waterloo and City line and a Piccadilly line train escaped from under his masked nose. However, the pace soon picked up with a blistering change onto the East London Line (a long-wait line) and one or two other quick changes. Completing the last few lines, he was lucky to have done Bank and the W&C before they were both closed due to a security alert, and it looked as though he was on course for a sub-hour time.

Sadly, it wasn’t the case and he missed the golden sub-hour time by seconds, ultimately clocking in at 1:00:29.



1. Neil - February 23, 2006

Tube Challenge logo designed by Geoff Marshall with additions by Neil Blake. Copyright Geoff Marshall and Neil Blake 2005.

2. Underground Masker - February 23, 2006

Errrm… yes. That’s right. I *didn’t* create that image. Glad we cleared that up…

3. Neil - February 24, 2006

I just get annoyed when I see people using the image as if it’s a corporate logo or something 🙂

I’ll let you off because you have a mask.

4. Communicate Insurance - January 11, 2007

Very interesting site… I wish I could build one like yours!nancy

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