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Do Not Alight Here - Walking London's Lost Underground and Railway Stations

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by Pedroche Ben
Abandoned tunnels, derelict stations, old trackbeds and much more; all are included in "Do Not Alight Here", an entertaining and informative book that guides the reader through London's many remaining disused Underground and main line railway structures. They can be viewed in a series of 12 guided walks and short tube and train journeys, devised and investigated by the author, each of which takes in a sampl...
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What's in a Name?

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by Harris, Cyril M.
In What’s in a Name? Cyril Harris has researched extensively the origins of the station names on the London Underground and Docklands Light Railway, and in the process providing a fascinating insight into the social history of our capital. Dealing with questions such as what style of dress gave its name to a well-known London landmark, which gardens were given to the nation by Queen Victoria and where fires...
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Tube Trivia - An A-Z of Fascinating Facts About the London Underground

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by Emmerson Andrew
Presenting fascinating facts and debunking some well-worn myths, this new pocket size book is ideal reading matter for the Tube or preparing for your next pub quiz. Its 160 pages are packed with answers to questions you may have and to questions you would not have thought of asking. Its A to Z format makes it easy to find a particular piece of in
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London's Disused Underground Stations

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by J.E. Connor
In his “London's Disused Underground Stations” transport historian J.E. Connor traces the history of 22 Underground stations within the boundaries of the Greater London closed between 1900 and 2006 - from King William Street open only for just under 10 years and closed on 25th February 1900 to Shoreditch used for over 130 years before its closure on 11th June 2006.
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London's Secret Tubes

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by Andrew Emmerson
London's Secret Tubes: wartime citadels, subways and shelters uncovered, written by Andrew Emmerson, Tony Beards and members of Subterranea Brittanica, deals with the less familiar aspects of London’s network of underground structures.
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Mr Beck's Underground Map

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by Ken Garland
Mr Beck's Underground Map by Kan Garland, published by Capital Transport in association with the London Transport Museum, charts how what for most Londoners is one of the most iconic images connected with the city, Harry Beck’s diagram of the Underground network, was first produced in 1933 and then evolved during the designer’s work for London Transport until 1960.
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Building London's Underground

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by Badsey-Ellis, Antony
This book is about the civil engineering that created the London Underground, and mostly about the amazing feats of tunnelling that created the network of tunnels beneath the capital.
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Underground Heritage

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by Badsey-Ellis, Antony
This book illustrates the many and varied tokens of yesterday's tube to be seen by passengers today, with coverage including tiling, lighting, signage, booking halls and clocks. All of the photographs are in colour.
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The London Underground - A Diagrammatic History

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by Rose, Douglas
It is nine years since the previous edition of Doug Rose's map, which shows all the important dates in the histories of both open and closed Underground stations. This ninth edition is fully updated to 2016.
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Maps of London's Transport: Design Variety in the First Half of the Twentieth Century

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by John Dodd
Underground, Bus, Green Line Coach, Tram and Main Line Suburban - all these are covered in this brand new survey of London's public transport maps from 1900-1950. Many of the maps in this carefully researched new work by John Dodd will be new to readers, and all will be seen in a new light.
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The Marvels of Flying: Air Travel Before 1950

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by Emmerson, Andrew
Travel back to the golden age of flying from 1920 to 1950, when ...- A primitive means of short-haul travel was transformed into a sophisticated intercontinental air service, with striking modern airports and impressive new designs of aircraft making flying an experience unlike any other mode of transport. - Air travel, although exclusive, also touched everybody's life in film plots and novels, advertising ...
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The Spread Of London's Underground

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by Tim Demuth
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Northern Line

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by Mike Horne
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London's Underground Stations

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by Durnin, Stephen
This book celebrates the many styles of station building on the London Underground. None of the original station buildings from 1863 remains, but there are nevertheless some survivors from the time of the opening of the District Railway in 1868, such as Gloucester Road and Bayswater.
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Streets of the City

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by Judy Pulley
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The Aldwych Branch

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by Antony Badsey-Ellis
This is the story of a now-disused branch of the Underground between Holborn and Aldwych. Although just a quarter of a mile long, it was a hopeless enterprise from the early 20th century beginnings and never covered its costs. For such a small stretch of railway, it has a surprisingly colourful history, especially during wartime and when its lengthy disused spaces have been used for experimental design work...
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London Transport Trams - A Black & White Album

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by Harley, Robert J.
The evocative photographs in this album are selected from Robert Harley's extensive collection of London tram views. They cover the era of London Transport trams, from the organisation's formation in 1933 to the closure of the remaining parts of the system in 1952, bringing back that period by the work of the photographers who dedicated time and effort to recording on film scenes of London that have long go...
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London Railways

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by Glover, John
This new title gives a good overview of all high-frequency passenger railways in the Greater London area. Service details, trains used and routes operated are all included, together with maps where helpful. The book is well illustrated in colour throughout and an appendix lists all stations in Greater London together with ownership.
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London Clocks

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by Whiting, James
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What's in a Street Name

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by Antony Badsey-Ellis
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