Learn how London’s extensive Underground network was constructed (by hand!) over 150 years ago. Discover the hazards of running steam trains underground, including why staff requested leave to grow beards. Catch a rare glimpse of a disused ‘ghost station’ abandoned over fifty years ago. Learn how the London Underground pioneered the concept of building an epic, money-spinning visual brand, from its iconic tube map to the design of its stations. Gain an insight into the superstar architects behind the Underground’s distinctive architecture, including the man who painted London red and why some stations resemble spaceships. Find out why Big Ben tilts two centimeters to the North West
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Pass By: London Underground, London SW1H 0TL England
Discover the secrets of the London Underground, aka the Tube, on a tour that takes you through 150 years of London history. You'll learn how the network was constructed, see a 'ghost station,' and hear stories about the architecture of different stations. Great tour for history or engineering buffs Travel to different London Underground stations with a guide Learn about the branding of the Tube Hear little-known facts about the transit network and its stations
- Confirmation will be received at time of booking
- Wheelchair accessible
- Stroller accessible
- Service animals allowed
- Near public transportation
- Infants must sit on laps
- Infant seats available
- Transportation is wheelchair accessible
- Surfaces are wheelchair accessible
- Most travelers can participate
- This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
- This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
- This tour/activity will have a maximum of 12 travelers
- Learn how London’s extensive Underground network was constructed (by hand!) over 150 years ago.
- Discover the hazards of running steam trains underground
- Catch a rare glimpse of a disused ‘ghost station’ abandoned over fifty years ago.
Baker Street Station, Marylebone, London NW1 5AL, UK
Returns to original departure point
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