17 London Underground Maps You Never Knew You Needed

Some map porn for cartophiles. Is that a thing? Regardless, these are delightful.

1. A circular tube map.

2. This gorgeous London Underground map from 1908.

3. Or this attractive 1933 version.

4. The London Underground-style map of the world.

5. And, while we’re at it, the London Underground-style map of the galaxy.

6. The life expectancy map.

7. The (extremely) minimalist tube map.

8. The orbital railway - plotting the Tube, rail and DLR, tram, and cable car line onto a topologically accurate map.

9. London, as it would look if the tube map was totally accurate.

10. And the tube map as it would look if it was actually accurate.

11. The delightful anagram tube map.

Click to view the full map in all its anagrammatic glory here.

12. The actually underground map of the underground.

13. The chromatic map (represents “the intersections between the colours of the lines when their opacity is set at 50%.”)

By Fransico Dans. Buy it here!

14. The Tube-map of the Doctor Who universe

Click here for the full version.

15. The Daily Mail’s “moral underground” (2010)

Created by The Poke. Click here for the full version.

16. The extremely useful toilets map.

17. The spiral tube map (spirals out from the most densely connected station)

Buy it here.

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