London Underground

The London Underground (also known simply as the Underground, or by its nickname the Tube) is a public rapid transit system serving London and the home counties of Buckinghamshire, Essex and Hertfordshire in the United Kingdom.

The world's first underground railway, the Metropolitan Railway, which opened in 1863, is now part of the Circle, Hammersmith & City and Metropolitan lines; the first line to operate underground electric traction trains, the City & South London Railway in 1890, is now part of the Northern line. The network has expanded to 11 lines, and in 2014-15 carried 1.305 billion pa

Waterloo-City, City-Waterloo: The Waterloo and City Line (Penguin Underground Lines)
Heads and Straights: The Circle Line
A Northern Line Minute: The Northern Line (Penguin Underground Lines)
Down the Tube: The Battle for London's Underground
London Falling (Shadow Police, #1)
Whispers Under Ground (Rivers of London, #3)
London Underground Maps: Art, Design and Cartography
The Tube: Station to Station on the London Underground (Shire General)
King Solomon's Carpet
London Urban Legends: The Corpse On The Tube And Other Stories
Underground London
Drift: The Hammersmith and City Line
The Furthest Station (Rivers of London, #5.5)
The Blue Riband: The Piccadilly Line
London Under: The Secret History Beneath the Streets
Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone by J.K. RowlingNeverwhere by Neil GaimanHarry Potter and the Deathly Hallows by J.K. RowlingPrince Caspian by C.S. LewisLondon Under by Peter Ackroyd
Under London
45 books — 18 voters
King Solomon's Carpet by Barbara VineUnderground Tales For London by Ann BissellAmazing & Extraordinary London Underground Facts by Stephen HallidayA Good Parcel of English Soil by Richard MabeyThe London Underground by Vicki Pipe
books about the tube
90 books — 5 voters

The Story of the Victoria Line by John Robert DayThe Victoria Line by M.A.C. HorneThe Victoria Line by Mike Horne
The Victoria Line
3 books — 1 voter

Tracey Emin
I woke up feeling alone, so lonely. The night before, I had cried myself to sleep. I lay there on the floor, listening to the tube trains passing beneath me. I thought, All those hundreds and thousands and millions of people. London, London - I hate you. I picked myself up and got ready.
Tracey Emin, Strangeland

Karl Wiggins
Much as I try not to find weirdos amongst the other passengers, I keep finding weirdos amongst the other passengers. Take this old woman yesterday, marching down the platform in front of me like she had a stick stuck up her arse. She had a face like an albino walnut. I didn’t know this at the time, of course, until I had cause to glance at her. Anyway, she was marching along talking to someone, swinging her arm about, and just as I go to overtake her she swung her hand down-and-out and hit me i ...more
Karl Wiggins, Calico Jack in your Garden

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