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  • This product had a total of 39 reviews as of our last analysis date on May 3 2020.
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I intended to visit London again this March before travel ban was issued. This book gave me more fascinating facts about the L...  Read More

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This book has a huge collection of photos (most of which are from long ago) and beautiful posters. Also, the written informati...  Read More


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    Posted by a reviewer on Amazon

    I was born in london in 1944 and wanted a history of the tube.


    Posted by a reviewer on Amazon

    Although the kindle price is very much less than the hardcover price, this is not a title we'd recommend be purchased in ebook form.


    Posted by a reviewer on Amazon

    As well as the lovely present-day pictures, the book is generously filled with old pictorial content too.


    Posted by a reviewer on Amazon

    Some of the nicest photos though are ones of indeterminate age - pictures that might have been taken yesterday, or 50+ years ago (for example, see p.


    Posted by a reviewer on Amazon

    There are plenty of pictures of old trains, but there are also some other inspired choices of unusual items seldom considered or seen, for example, the industrial type pictures of such things as the controller circuitry of an otis elevator or an experimental spiral escalator that never made it to public use.


    Posted by a reviewer on Amazon

    Or of electric control panels to power the lines, or the signaling and switching apparatus - parts of the infrastructure one never pauses to even consider when riding the trains every day.


    Posted by a reviewer on Amazon

    It is fair to say that while of course the needs of the city shaped the development of the tube network (albeit haphazardly in its early days with a number of competing companies all developing services with no coordination or broader plan), the liberation from the twin tyrannies of time and distance in turn shaped the development of london and its suburbs.


    Posted by a reviewer on Amazon

    However you enjoy it, you'll find yourself rewarded by additional information about something you'd never paused to fully consider.

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