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Can You Guess The London Underground Line From The Seat Pattern?

This might be the nerdiest London quiz you'll ever take. Tip: think about the colours.

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  1. 1. Let's start fairly easy – where will you NOT see this pattern?

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    Central Line
    Hammersmith & City Line
    District Line
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    It's the Central Line!

    This design has been used on District, Circle, Hammersmith & City and Metropolitan Line trains, as you can tell from the colours of the blocks.

  2. 2. Where would you place your bum on this?

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    Jubilee Line
    Victoria Line
    Northern Line
  3. 3. And where can you feast your eyes on this?

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    Bakerloo Line
    Overground
    Emirates Air Line
  4. 4. Where will you NOT find this pattern?

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    Northern Line
    Central Line
    Circle Line
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    It's the Circle Line!

    This fairly new design is called Barman, and was introduced in 2011 after being designed by a competition winner. You can now find it across a number of the main Tube lines.

  5. 5. Which line is this fabric from?

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    Northern Line
    Metropolitan Line
    Bakerloo Line
  6. 6. And where will you still find this one?

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    Waterloo & City Line
    District Line
    Piccadilly Line
  7. 7. Time for a few older ones now. Where would you have found this jazzy design back in the '00s?

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    Victoria Line
    Jubilee Line
    Metropolitan Line
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    It's the Metropolitan Line

    The trains were refurbished in the mid-'90s using this design, featuring the distinctive purple colour.

  8. 8. Where would you have sat on this pattern?

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    Overground
    Central Line
    District Line
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    It's the Central Line

    This design was first used in 1992.

  9. 9. What about this creation?

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    Northern Line
    Metropolitan Line
    Jubilee Line
  10. 10. And where would you have parked your arse on this?

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    Waterloo and City Line
    Piccadilly Line
    Victoria Line
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    It's the Piccadilly Line!

    This came into use in 1997.

  11. 11. Which line were these seats on?

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    District Line
    Circle Line
    Jubilee Line
  12. 12. And this pattern?

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    Overground
    Hammersmith & City Line
    Northern Line
  13. 13. Where WOULDN'T you have seen this design?

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    Central Line
    Jubilee Line
    Piccadilly Line
  14. 14. And finally, where was this grubby fabric from?

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    Metropolitan Line
    Victoria Line
    Jubilee Line

Can You Guess The London Underground Line From The Seat Pattern?

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You're not quite a full-on London nerd yet, but then again, it's pretty hard to see the seats when your face is crammed into another person's armpit all journey.

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You really know your Tube lines, which unfortunately means you've probably spent far too much of your life on it. Still, congratulations – we knew it'd come in handy one day!

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