Mark Cornick is a self taught, award winning photographer based in South West London. Mark is incredibly passionate about photography, and specializes in photographing the Urban Landscape, particularly buildings and architecture,located in and around his home city of London.

You can find more of his work by following him on 500px, visiting his website, or showing him some love on Instagram and Twitter. This article was originally published here and is being republished with express permission from Mark.

A journey along the London Underground, stopping off at some of the more photogenic stations and locations, with some interesting facts along the way!

The busiest tube station is Oxford Circus, used by 98 million passengers annually.

|| Retro || by Mark  Cornick  on

Turnpike Lane – Picadilly Line/Travelcard Zone 3
Annual Entry and Exit: 10.77 Million

Only 45% of the Underground is actually in tunnels

The Wharf by Mark  Cornick  on

Canary Wharf – Jubilee Line/Travelcard Zone 2
Annual Entry and Exit: 51.8 Million

London Underground trains were originally steam powered

|| Bullseye || by Mark  Cornick  on

London Bridge – Northern, Jubilee Line/Travelcard Zone 1
Annual Entry and Exit: 49.5 Million (including National Rail)

Tube trains travel 76 million kilometres annually

Dark Days by Mark  Cornick  on

The Greenwich Foot Tunnel
Crosses underneath the River Thames connecting Greenwich in the South with the Isle of Dogs in the North.

Total length of the underground network is 250 miles

|| Crawl Space || by Mark  Cornick  on

Embankment – Northern, Bakerloo, Circle, District Line/Travelcard Zone 1
Annual Entry and Exit: 19.66 Million

Both Sting and Paul McCartney are rumoured to have busked in disguise on the Underground

Supreme by Mark  Cornick  on

Bank – Central, Northern, Waterloo and City Lines/Travelcard Zone 1
Annual Entry and Exit: 52.31 Million

An estimated half a million mice call the Underground their home

|| End Of The Line || by Mark  Cornick  on

Aldwych Abandoned Station
Shut in 1994, now mainly used as a Movie and TV set, and can be seen in “V For Vendetta”, “28 Weeks Later”, “Mr Selfridge” and “Sherlock”.

Farringdon station is haunted by the ghost “The Screaming Spectre”

|| When We Meet Again || by Mark  Cornick  on

Kings Cross – Circle, Hammersmith and City, Metropolitan, Northen, Picadilly, Victoria Lines/Travelcard Zone 1
Annual Entry and Exit: 91.98 Million

Every week, underground escalators travel the equivalent distance of going twice round the world