891 words by 3 writers in New York, London & Tokyo

Stories filed under Underground

Commutes, Cities, Underground

The man stands motionless in a crush of white-shirted salarymen, as they swarm past him, toward the single escalator.

by Dan W

Tokyo — As I walk toward him, he turns and makes eye contact, then blinks furiously and faces the tracks. The crowd parts for a second and I am able to see him in profile. On top of his shaved head rests a th...

London Underground, tube, Underground

In the frame

by So-Shan Au

London — I’ve used this station for well over a year now and this is the first time I’ve actually noticed the sign, ‘Euston Road’ before. My excuse is that it’s on the return leg of my journey, when I’m dashin...

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