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21 Great Tube Hacks That Change Absolutely Everything

The tube is great but, let's face it, you want to minimise the amount of time you have to spend in its furnace-hot belly wherever possible.

It's a sprawling beast with twists, turns and a smorgasbord of possible routes and stations to choose from, so you don't always necessarily enjoy the speediest journey that's possible.

We've collected together 20 top hacks to set you aside from the other commuters; laugh in their face as you arrive at your destination way before them, then stride off into the sunset to use your bonus time for whatever the hell you like, you crazy cats.

(Images: Rex/WikiCommons)

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