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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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London's Disused Underground Stations: New paperback edition

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by Yoyo Books
Closed Underground stations hold a unique fascination. A street level building that recognisably was once an Underground station or a break in tube tunnelling that hints at a disused platform attracts our curiosity. Imagination can also be aroused. Closed stations can be the subject of fanciful stories, some of which have appeared in print and become accepted as true. Jim Connor is the foremost authority ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Northern Line

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by Mike Horne
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Bright Underground Spaces: the Railway Stations of Charles Holden

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by David Lawrence
Bright Underground Spaces: the Railway Stations of Charles Holden, written by David Lawrence and published by Capital Transport in association with the London Transport Museum, looks at the first period of radically new architecture on the London Underground, between the mid-1920 and the start of the Second World War, and in particular at the work of Charles Holden.
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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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Streets of the City

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by Judy Pulley
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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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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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The Story of London's Underground

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by John R Day
The Story of London's Underground by John R. Day and John Reed, published by Capital Transport in association with London Transport Museum, describes and illustrates all the major developments on the London Underground, as well as many of the less significant but fascinating aspects of its history.
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The Spread Of London's Underground

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by Tim Demuth
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