Images from history: Rarely seen photographs bring 1800s London back to life
They capture long-dead engineers working hard to bring the world's first Underground network to life; they even the construction of Nelson's Column back in 1844.
London Underground Tube Trains - Limited Edition Giclée Art Print - Place in Print
London's underground railway, known as the London Underground, or the Tube, is a railway system that serves the city, both above and below ground. The system includes the world's first underground railway, the Metropolitan Railway, and boats one of the most recognisable route maps in the world. There are two main sizes of underground train, with larger trains used for the older routes that are generally closer to the surface or above ground.
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Wartime view of the Metropolitan line platforms at Moorgate station, London, showing the devastation caused by air raids
London Transport 1938 Tube Stock 10155 . Wembley Park Station . 24th-November-1978
London Transport 1938 Tube Stock Driving Motor Car . 10155 . Wembley Park Station , Bakerloo Line . 24th-November-1978 .
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Trains passing at Wembley Park
Our Catalogue Reference: ZSPC 11/256 Description: Up Metropolitan fast train crossing Stanmore line fly-under at Wembley Park with down Stanmore tube train in foreground Date: c 1946 Images reproduced by permission of London Transport Museum © Transport for London