London Underground Station and Tube History
The original London Underground and Tube Tour: Travel across 150 years in just two hours aboard our awesome London Underground and Tube Tour!
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What's included :
- 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
What's excluded :
- The original London Underground and Tube Tour: Travel across 150 years in just two hours aboard our awesome London Underground and Tube Tour!
Starting at London’s first ever underground station and finishing at one of London’s futuristic space-age tube stations, you’ll hear first-hand the captivating twists and turns of the Tube’s history on this fun, fact-packed two-hour tour.
The London Underground Tour takes you under the skin of the world’s oldest and most iconic underground system. From learning about the Tube’s origins, construction and design, to catching a glimpse of one of London’s abandoned ‘ghost stations’, our experienced tour guides will illuminate another side of the London Underground network.
Departure Point :Baker Street Station, London NW1 5AL, UK
Departure Time :10:00 AM
Return Detail :Westminster, London SW1A 2JR, UK
Hotel Pickup :
- Confirmation will be received at time of booking
- Not wheelchair accessible
- Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
- This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travelers
- You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
- All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.