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PremierLeague-News.Com - The 25-year-old first saw a postcard of the Central Line in 1992 and was hooked

London news Underground super fan who has spent thousands on Tube merch for his home Uk news

PremierLeague-News.Com - The 25-year-old first saw a postcard of the Central Line in 1992 and was hooked

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23 February 2021 - 15:45

PremierLeague-News.Com - Breaking Sport Transfer News ! Get FREE email updates for everything London UndergroundI'M IN!When you subscribe we will use the information you provide to send you these newsletters. Sometimes they’ll include recommendations for other related newsletters or services we offer. OurPrivacy Noticeexplains more about how we use your data, and your rights. You can unsubscribe at any time.Thank you for subscribingWe have more newslettersShow meSee ourprivacy noticeInvalid EmailSomething went wrong, please try again later.A 25-year-old who is obsessed with the London Underground has spent thousands of pounds on Tube-related merchandise for his home. Huey-Dean van Eerde, who fulfilled his childhood dream of becoming a train driver 18 months ago, said the transport system in the capital is one of the best in the world. His love affair with the Tube started when he saw a postcard of the Central Line in 1992 and began collecting miniature models. Since then he turned his house into a tribute to all things Tube, complete with Underground-themed pillows, cups, wall art, and even splashed out on a £1,000 on a wooden table shaped in a roundel design. He also has a London Underground-themed Topple Tower game similar to Jenga. The Tube enthusiast has amassed a big collection over the years (Image: Huey-Dean van Eerde) After driving trains by day, he goes home to an Underground-themed house (Image: Huey-Dean van Eerde) Speaking to MyLondon, the enthusiast who lives in the Netherlands said he is living his best life decorating his first home in Tube merch. “I have a good job, this is my first home and I am living my life the way I want too,” he said. “Friends know I like this stuff and also send me bits when they see them - that’s how I got the Jenga. Huey-Dean also enjoys reading about the London Underground (Image: Huey-Dean van Eerde) He has been driving trains for 18 months in Amsterdam (Image: Huey-Dean van Eerde) “People find out about my collection and are like, 'you are single right?” he joked, before adding: “I live by myself of course! “It's a free country, it's my life, and I’m healthy and happy.” After starting out with mini train models, he moved onto scarfs, oven mitts, cups, an LED train board announcer, tea towels, bags, slippers and pillows, to name but a few. Keeping his collection current, Huey-Dean has even ventured into Covid-19 facemasks and has coverings in the style of Tube seat patterns - he also wore a themed jumper at Christmas. His table set him back £1,000 including shipping Huey-Dean wears a London transport-inspired facemask to work “I have loved the Underground since I was very young - the history, the architect, it is such a complex and old system and still running today,” he added.

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