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The Subterranean Railway

How the London Underground Was Built and How It Changed the City Forever

by Christian Wolmar

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  • 30 Currently reading

Published by Atlantic .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • History of specific subjects,
  • Trains & railways: general interest,
  • London, Greater London,
  • General,
  • Transportation

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages351
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8932016M
    ISBN 101843540223
    ISBN 109781843540229


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I felt the book could have done with a construction timeline, something like this on wikipedia, early on there seems to be a barrage of new line openings, sometimes not in strictly chronological order and to someone like me, unfamiliar with London it is all a bit puzzling.

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Christian Tage Forter Wolmar (born 3 August ) is a British journalist, author, railway historian and Labour Party politician.

He is known for his commentary on transport, especially as a pundit on Britain's railway industry, and was named Transport Journalist of the Year in the National Transport Awards in He is an advocate for cycling, and is on the board of the London Cycling Alma mater: Warwick University.

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