London Underground Electric Train
|PUBLISHED (THIS EDITION):||06/11/2015|
|INSIDE:||200 colour photographs|
The London Underground Electric Train tells the story of the development of electric traction on the London Underground railways. Each chapter combines technical knowledge, historical context and practical experiences from those working on the Underground with many illustrations showing how the basics were developed and what trains looked like through the years of their development.
- The history of underground lines since the opening of the first deep-level underground rail system in the world in 1890: the City & South London Railway
- Evolution of train design, including power, lighting, heating and design of the Underground cars
- Development of operational, engineering and safety devices on trains
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" It is absolutely essential reading for anyone interested in the London Underground and tells the evolution of Underground train design over the past century and a quarter very well indeed. As such it is highly recommended. "
Review Type: Press
Reviewed By: Underground News