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People waiting for the subway train at Garibaldi station. The picture was taken between 1972 and 1981, since the map on the wall shows line 2 with just one branch towards East reaching Gorgonzola.

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The first logo proposed by Noorda in the 60's, unfortunately rejected by the Commission and soon replaced with a simpler "MM".

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1969 subway map showing connections with bus lines

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Grand opening of the line 1, promotional poster

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Bob Noorda, the Dutch designer, posing under the San Babila station name. He designed the signage system for the subway in Milan. One of his innovations consists in repeating the name of the station every 5 metres, a feature soon adopted in several cities worldwide.

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Milan subway and suburban railways map, 2013

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Amendola Fiera station, line 1; hall and turnstiles, early 60's. Note the presence of the very first logo, the one with the two juxtaposed M's, soon replaced by a simpler "MM".

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Opening of line 2, second promotional poster

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Opening of line 2, first promotional poster

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A Municipal Police agent, commonly known as "ghisa" in Milan, at Duomo station. Picture by Carlo Orsi, 1964. The line 1 map was already showing the South-Western branch towards Gambara, which was already under construction but not opened yet.

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