Ian Hislop: The Trains That Changed The World – 20 August 2021 – 20/8/2021 – Friday – Channel 5


The London Down, which opened in 1863, permanently altered the way people got around cities, pushing passengers deep underground to clear crowded streets. Ingenious technology, ranging from electrified lines to tunnels beneath the River Thames, has influenced railways across the world. This issue illustrates how the Underground’s fast development changed London’s dirty and congested streets.

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