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London Underground


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The History of The London Underground


Evolution of the London Underground


The London Underground History - Geographic History


History of the London Underground on the Map

The London Underground is a public rapid transit system serving London and some parts of the adjacent counties of Buckinghamshire, Essex and Hertfordshire in the United Kingdom.
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  • Sub-surface lines 

  • Deep-level lines 

  • Electrification 

  • The Underground Electric Railways Company years 

  • The London Passenger Transport Board years 

  • The London Transport Executive / Board years 

  • The Greater London Council years 

  • The London Regional Transport years 

  • The Transport for London years 

  • Railway 

  • Services using former and current main lines 

  • Main line services that use LU tracks 

  • Trains 

  • Depots 

  • Disused and abandoned stations 

  • Ventilation and cooling 

  • Lifts and escalators 

  • Wi-Fi and mobile phone reception 

  • Northern line extension to Battersea Power Station 

  • Croxley Rail Link 

  • Bakerloo line extension to Lewisham 

  • Bakerloo line extension to Watford Junction 

  • Central line extension to Uxbridge 

  • Euston to Canary Wharf line 

  • Infrastructure 

  • New trains for deep-level lines 

  • Ticketing 

  • Hours of operation 

  • Accessibility 

  • Safety 

  • The Tube Challenge 

  • Map 

  • Roundel 

  • Architecture 

  • Posters and patronage of the arts 

  • In popular culture 

  • Research 

  • Notable people