Today’s Tubespiration Example: Temple

What is the only station on the London Underground that shares the same name as a station on the Paris metro?

The answer is Temple. The London station was originally named ‘The Temple’, from the Temple area in the vicinity of Temple Church, the Inns of Court: Inner Temple and the Middle Temple.

The Paris station is named after The Temple, a long-demolished Templar fortification that once stood in the square named after it

For your creative journey:
• Is there anyone else in the world in the same situation as you?
• What can you learn from them?
• What ways are there similarities?
• What differences are there?

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