About this book
The official publication of the London Underground 150th anniversary in 2013, which will be marked by special exhibitions, stamps and events. It is a richly illustrated history, blending social history with the story of the pioneering engineers, designers and social reformers who designed and built the system. It draws on previously unseen sources and images.
In 2013 London Underground, the world's first underground railway, marks its 150th anniversary. This illustrated history is the official anniversary publication of the London Underground, drawing on various sources and images to celebrate the crucial role of the tube in the creation and everyday life of modern London.