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- A branch line from Holborn to Aldwych opens 1932 to 1933 - The line extends to South Harrow, Arnos Grove, Hounslow West, Uxbridge and Cockfosters 1977 - Heathrow Terminals. When the rural population began their exodus to the cities in search of better working conditions, they began to experience super population phenomena. At the time, the exhibition site was little more than a cluster of white buildings with no official name but when the Central line extended to the site, it officially became known as White City. It is simply dig the route and then cover the tunnel with steel beams or some other sturdy material. Around the turn of the twentieth century the development of electric traction allowed much deeper tunnels to penetrate the heart of the city, leading to a second wave of construction. In this period the first group of routes were built in shallow cut-and-cover tunnels along existing thoroughfares and needed plenty of vents to allow smoke and steam from the engines to escape. This led to real problems of logistics, communication and congestion in London and between London and its suburbs. The beginning of the first urban train: the tube. This inspired the press to call it the 'Tuppenny Tube.'.

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With the growth of suburban areas in the north west of London, Buckinghamshire, Hertfordshire and Middlesex (dubbed 'Metroland in the 20th century, Metropolitan Railway spotted a marketing opportunity: by promoting dream homes in the countryside, they could also highlight their own fast, rail services. The new line's selling point was that it could offer commuters a direct rail link to and from the City of London. The London Underground, also known as underground or tube is the oldest underground network and also the most used in the planet. On 18 December, The City and South London Railway opens the world's first deep-level electric railway. Some, like the Piccadilly line, Holborn - Aldwych branch, are closed to store British Museum treasures 1948, the London Passenger Transport Board was nationalised and now becomes the London Transport Executive 1952, the first aluminium train enters service on the District line 1961, sees the. It runs from the Strand (Charing Cross) to Golders Green, with a branch from Camden Town to Highgate 1921 - Hampstead Railway extends to Edgware 1922 - City and South London Railway links to the Hampstead Railway at Camden Town 1926 - City and South.