Little Book of the London Underground by David Long

By David Long

With 980 million passengers a yr, greater than 250 miles of tune, actually hundreds and hundreds of alternative stations and a historical past stretching again approximately a hundred and fifty years, the world's oldest underground railway might sound prevalent, yet really, how good are you aware it? have you learnt, for instance, who the Queen sat subsequent to while she first went at the Tube in 1939? Or what they did with the entire earth dug out to make approach for the Piccadilly Line? Or certainly why it's that with no the typical shipworm, Teredo navalis, the Tube community would possibly not even exist? suggestion now not. yet now, with 10,000 wacky proof at your fingertips, "The Little e-book of the London Underground" will inform you every thing you must recognize - and many extra that your most likely don't.

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