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« on: July 16, 2018, 07:00:53 am »

The old ones are the best ...


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« Reply #1 on: July 16, 2018, 10:26:19 am »

A propos:


From The BBC:

World Cup 2018: Tube station named Gareth Southgate

A London Underground station has been temporarily named after England's football manager.

Southgate Tube station was rebranded Gareth Southgate station from Monday morning for 48 hours, after the squad finished fourth in the World Cup.

It was England's best result since 1990 when they also lost in the semi-final.

"We're delighted to be able to show our appreciation to Gareth and the team by renaming the station in his honour," Transport for London said.

The Piccadilly Line station, in Enfield, north London, will display the manager's name on its signs until the end of Tuesday.

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« Reply #2 on: July 17, 2018, 08:19:48 pm »

We could quite easily do our own....

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« Reply #3 on: July 18, 2018, 08:14:07 pm »

The old ones are the best ...

Interesting to see the rolling back drop through the window was Ealing Broadway to West Acton on the Central Line  Grin

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