The italic version of the famed 86-year-old typeface.
86 Years of Great Typography - 9B (Since 1936)This is a clone of Ambeth (document)
Based on the original Electrostar Passenger Information System lettering (eg. Class 377).
Based on the style of lettering used on newer and refurbished Electrostar trains (eg Class 377).
Based on the LED PIS displays seen within Desiro UK trains (eg Class 444 and Class 450).
Found on London Underground stations.
UPDATE [31 DEC 2022]: "?" has been added.
UPDATE [02 APR 2022]: "y" has been fixed.
LED lettering used by PTV (Public Transport Victoria) on the SmartBus boards for "how long until the next bus" information. I ride the bus to work each day, so these are pretty familiar, but I still had to guess some of them. I've left out some glyphs where they're just not useful (e.g. comma or quotation marks).
Something "fun". Inspired by the many journeys I've made and by train travels. And by my grandchildren's train toys. The angular design echoes small table tops we sometimes use to put the tracks on ...
UC is normal weight and is used in the sampler (font name). LC has some thicker lines for increased legibility although this font is only meant to illustrate concepts (travel, finding new ways, diversification etc) or for logos, shop signs, invitations and similar. Not simple enough for use in anything long or complex that has to be easily read.
Public transport & travel related icons. Most of these are designed to leave room above/below themselves for text while still fitting into a square canvas. So, they can more easily be used to create actual program icons, signs, etc.
This was my first icons font so it doesn't conform to the 10x10 standard I established later for fonts like Donjonikons...
A - Airplane
B - Bus
C - Cable Car
D - Dirigible
E - Escalator
F - "Phone" Sign
G - Gondola
H - Helicopter
I - "Parking" Sign
J - "Lost & Found" Sign
K - "Luggage Claim" Sign
L - Locomotive
M - Maglev/Monorail Train
N - "Infirmary" Sign
O - Ocean Liner
P - APC/Armored Car
Q - Bus (front view)
R - Rickshaw
U - Riverboat/Ferry
V - Van
W - Taxi
X - Boxcar
Y - Bike/Scooter
Z - Zeppelin
Ferny Grove is a font based on one of the LED destination indicators found on QR EMU/IMU trains. This set includes letters, numbers, symbols, fractions, diacritics, and some Latin-extended-A sets.