3D London Tube Map Movie

*Update – see 3D Tube Map Update for the latest movie – Update*

London Tube Map Geography:Visualisation Draft from digitalurban on Vimeo.

The movie above is a draft look at our 3D London Tube Map with the lines laid out according to their geographic location. The movie was made as a test to explore mental ray settings in 3ds Max, total render time was 36 hours.

Below is the actual tube map, again visualised via 3ds Max:

London Tube Map Traditional Layout from digitalurban on Vimeo.

For those interested see our 3D Tube Map thread for more images.

Author Bio

Andy is Professor of Digital Urban Systems at the Centre for Advanced Spatial Analysis at University College London.


  1. online shopper - March 15, 2009

    As a frequent user of the London Underground I love this map. Very impressive

  2. Sleeping Beauty - September 4, 2009

    Looks so weird seeing wavy track lines. Good visual !

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