Underground Railway

An underground rapid transit rail system used in various parts of the world, known in the US as a 'subway'.

Neverwhere (London Below, #1)
Gone Tomorrow (Jack Reacher, #13)
The Secret Subway
Tap Tap Boom Boom
New York City Subways
Down the Tube: The Battle for London's Underground
A Century of Subways: Celebrating 100 Years of New York's Underground Railways
Underground: The Tokyo Gas Attack and the Japanese Psyche
Lost in NYC: A Subway Adventure
Portrait of a Spy (Gabriel Allon, #11)
My Family and Other Animals (Corfu Trilogy, #1)
The Race Underground: Boston, New York, and the Incredible Rivalry That Built America’s First Subway
Mimic by Donald A. WollheimKing Cage and the Worth Street Djinni by Mike Stop ContinuesThe End of the Line by Jonathan OliverCabal by Clive BarkerCreepers by Robert Craig
Underground: Subway Horror Fiction
8 books — 3 voters
Journey to the Center of the Earth by Jules VerneThe City of Ember by Jeanne DuPrauNeverwhere by Neil GaimanThe Time Machine by H.G. WellsWool Omnibus by Hugh Howey
Best Books with Underground Setting
78 books — 71 voters

Tight Quarters by Samantha HunterBack on Track by Donna CummingsBig Boy by Ruthie KnoxThank You for Riding by Meg  MaguireTicket Home by Serena Bell
Choo: Trains in Romance Novels
25 books — 5 voters
How to Be a Woman by Caitlin MoranCirce by Madeline MillerLit by Mary KarrSex Object by Jessica ValentiBrimstone by Cherie Priest
Books to read on the Subway
12 books — 1 voter

Joseph Fink
The text also just grows increasingly garbled. For instance, here it says that our new subway system will streamline the rush-hour commute, but about halfway down, it's a series of nearly indecipherable glyphs our experts insist hint at "non-Euclidian emotions" and "appeasement" (though we think this may be a euphemism for "fares").
Joseph Fink, The Great Glowing Coils of the Universe

Colson Whitehead
Improbable as it may be, the day still has a few indignities left. The day waters down indignity with frustration to make it last longer. Abomination, thy name is Subway. He cannot enter. They flood through turnstiles, hips banging rods, and will not let him enter. He must get home, but it's all he can do to get halfway in before another one charges at him. A fish out of school. Everybody knows how it works except for him. All of them from every floor are crammed into this one subway car: the ma ...more
Colson Whitehead, The Colossus of New York

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Man on the Subway
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