About this book
Paperback edition of Martin's social history of the London Underground, published to coincide with its 150th anniversary. Blends reportage, humour and personal encounters into a narrative history. Martin is the author of the railway-themed mystery novels featuring Jim Stringer, which have a large and loyal following.
Why is the Victoria Line so hot? What is an Electrical Multiple Unit? Is it really possible to ride from King's Cross to King's Cross on the Circle line? This book offers an informative history of everything you need to know about the Tube.