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London's first tube railway was the 1891 City & South London line. Trains were hauled by electric locomotives, some of which were built by Siemens Brothers. The tunnels were even smaller than todays, circa 4m in diameter. The Tube has expanded significantly and now requires more than 540 trains to maintain the service.
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Clapham Common: Original sign at the entrance to Clapham Common station, Northern Line, on 20th May 2013. This opened in 1900 with the first extension of the City & South London Railway, the world's first deep-leve ...
David Bosher 20/05/2013

Clapham North: Exterior of Clapham North station, LUL Northern Line, on 13th April 2013. It was opened by the City & South London Railway on 3rd June 1900 as Clapham Road and was renamed Clapham North on 13th Septem ...
David Bosher 13/04/2013

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