July 27, 2008
Metro Logos of the World
Most metros have logos or symbols to mark their station entrances, rolling stock, and printed matter such as maps or tickets. Since most metros around the world are indeed called 'metros' (only few are called subway, underground, U-Bahn, T-bana or something else), many metro logos are more or less fancy variations of the letter M.
There are different kinds of metro logos. In some cities a logo stands for the metro system itself, while in other cities only logos are found which represent the companies that are operating one or more metro lines. So there may be more than one logo in use in one city while in another a logo can consistently stand for the system or even for several metro systems within a country. Metro Logos of the World
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Thanks for the insight on Logos for the metro. I guess when I travel I really dont think about that and I will now start to think and look and open my eyes towhy the logo is what it is!
Posted by: VA Refinance at Jul 28, 2008 8:04:44 AM
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Posted by: steve jenings at Aug 12, 2008 11:08:46 PM
Move along or I'll blow you up!
Posted by: Alice Spencer at Aug 12, 2008 11:09:55 PM