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Image:GlocesterRoadTube2.jpg[edit]

.. and others. It does not make sense to categorize any pictures in Category:Buildings by architect. Either you know the architect, then use the cat thats there (for example Category:Buildings by Leslie Green) or create one with the architects name. If you don't know the architect, just leave this cat off. TomAlt (talk) 22:51, 6 November 2008 (UTC)

TUSC token 366787b7272629841232e309dc731da0[edit]

I am now proud owner of a TUSC account!

Tip: Categorizing images[edit]

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Hello, DavidCane!

Tip: Add categories to your images

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BotMultichillT 05:44, 11 April 2009 (UTC)

Great Northern, Piccadilly and/& Brompton Railway[edit]

Hi, I'm not clear why you created Category:Great Northern, Piccadilly & Brompton Railway when Category:Great Northern, Piccadilly and Brompton Railway already existed. I carefully selected the name of the category as using "and" not "&" in order to match the wikipedia article w:Great Northern, Piccadilly and Brompton Railway.

Further, not sure why you made it, and also Category:Baker Street and Waterloo Railway, sub-categories of Category:London Underground maps when my intention for both Category:Baker Street and Waterloo Railway and Category:Great Northern, Piccadilly and Brompton Railway was that they would be for all BS&W or GNP&B images, not just maps. It just happens that the maps are all that I'd got around to categorising; in fact at the moment I am concentrating on the Railway Clearing House junction diagrams, and have been building a logical hierarchical structure for these, involving the categories whose names include the letters "RJD" (Railway Junction Diagram).

Taking Category:Baker Street and Waterloo Railway RJD as an example, here's how I set it up:

Might I suggest the following structure instead - there's an extra level for maps, in between the RJD and the railway:

with an identical structure across the whole of LU for all the other companies (Met., Met.Dist., CLR, C&SL etc.). --Redrose64 (talk) 21:43, 16 November 2009 (UTC)

File:Underground Stations in Shepherd's Bush.svg[edit]

Hi David. For your information I've just reverted this to the old version since your file had a problem with thumbnail generation. I don't know the exact reason but it must have been something internal in the image file with a code library because I got error messages of that sort when clicking the thumbnail text. I'm no graphics expert but I guess this might occur while using open source tools like GIMP with a bug in the SVG layer coding or something. Regards, De728631 (talk) 23:27, 14 March 2011 (UTC)

Copyright status: File:Down Street tube station plan.svg[edit]

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moogsi (blah) 03:54, 2 April 2013 (UTC)

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Slowking4Farmbrough's revenge 22:51, 22 March 2014 (UTC)

Aldwych[edit]

David, please put a north pointer on your otherwise excellent plan of Aldwych tube station