The map above is an East German transit map showing U-Bahn (Underground) and S-Bahn (Suburban) train lines in Berlin. However, if you look closely, you might notice something’s missing.
The map above shows what the Tube Map might have looked like had proposals from 1946 had been implemented. The plans are nothing if not ambitious, especially for a country that still had rationing in effect following the devastation of World War 2.
The source for these plans was the Railway (London Plan) Committee: report to the Ministry of War Transport 21st January 1946.
Some highlights include:
The map above is tube / subway style map of the major Roman roads around 125 AD. It is the amazing work of Sasha Trubetskoy and is largely based off the ORBIS Model of the Roman World and The Pelagios Project.
The map above shows what Amtrak services might look like if President Trump’s budget cuts go through as planned. According to the National Association of Railroad Passengers press release:
The 8 maps above are just a sample of the 220 metro and light rail system maps from around the world that have been shrunken and simplified by Peter Dovak at Transit Oriented.
You can see the complete list of mini metro maps below:
The tube or metro style map above shows all the host cities of the Summer Olympic Games from 1896-2020. They’ve grouped them by 4 eras: pre-World War 1, interwar years (or pre-World War 2), Post World War 2 – Cold War games and finally the Modern games.