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First train off the production line now undergoing intensive testing at the Siemens Mobility Test and Validation Centre ahead of roll out in 2025
(Permalink) Piccadilly Line Siemens
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.
(Permalink) City and South London Railway London and Southwark Subway Piccadilly Line
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 ...