Happy 150th B-day to the London Underground!

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  1. rwoman
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    rwoman Gold Member

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    In honor (er, honour) of the Tube's 150th birthday...

    telegraph.co.uk: London Underground: 150 fascinating Tube facts

    I've always thought the history of the Tube to be quite interesting - be it bomb shelters, naming conventions, or just its general character.

    A few of my favorites from the list...

    1.1+ billion people annually is a lot of people!!
    :)
     
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    What? I feel cheated! :p
     
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    Then there's what's commonly called "the Chicago El" --- which has tunnels in the loop.

    <lol>

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