BRITISH EMPIRE: Speed!

The officials of the London Underground Railways state that their trains are faster than those of New York, with the exception of expresses. The figures are for New York: locals, 13 miles per hour; expresses, west side, 20 miles per hour; east side, 23 miles per hour. London: no expresses; locals, 18 miles per hour; those skipping a few stations, 19 miles per hour.

They also state that Londoners walk faster than New Yorkers. Figures for New York: Broadway, average pace two and three-quarters to three miles...

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