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  • AnatomyThe world in transit

In major cities subway systems are a lifeline, connecting commuters to work, students to schools, and tourists from one landmark to the next. Here is how the systems of six global cities compare.

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All subway systems to the same scale.

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Compiled by Atul Bhattarai and Ashley Chappo

Sources: Jordi Serradell, John Kennes, UBS Prices and Earnings 2009

Illustrations by Neil Freeman, underlying data © 2016 OpenStreetMap contributors Designed by Meehyun Nam Thompson

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