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Alstom is a French multinational company operating worldwide in rail transport markets, active in the fields of passenger transportation, signalling and locomotives, with products including the AGV, TGV, Eurostar, and Pendolino high-speed trains, in addition to suburban, regional and metro trains, and Citadis trams.
Art Nouveau is an international style of art, architecture and applied art, especially the decorative arts, that was most popular between 1890 and 1910.
The Arts and Crafts movement was an international movement in the decorative and fine arts that began in Britain and flourished in Europe and North America between about 1880 and 1920, emerging in Japan (the Mingei movement) in the 1920s.
Baker Street is a street in the Marylebone district of the City of Westminster in London.
The Baker Street and Waterloo Railway (BS&WR), also known as the Bakerloo tube, was a railway company established in 1893 that built a deep-level underground "tube" railway in London.
Baker Street is a station on the London Underground at the junction of Baker Street and the Marylebone Road in the City of Westminster.
Battersea Power Station is a decommissioned coal-fired power station located on the south bank of the River Thames, in Nine Elms, Battersea, an inner-city district of South West London.
Birmingham is a city and metropolitan borough in the West Midlands, England, with an estimated population of 1,101,360, making it the second most populous city of England and the United Kingdom.
Bombardier Transportation is the rail equipment division of the Canadian firm Bombardier Inc. Bombardier Transportation is one of the world's largest companies in the rail vehicle and equipment manufacturing and servicing industry.
British Railways (BR), which from 1965 traded as British Rail, was the state-owned company that operated most of the rail transport in Great Britain between 1948 and 1997.
Bromley is a town in the London Borough of Bromley, Greater London, England, south east of Charing Cross.
Brush Traction is a manufacturer and maintainer of railway locomotives, part of Wabtec Corporation, based at Loughborough in Leicestershire, England, and situated alongside the Midland Main railway line.
Bushey is a railway station in Hertfordshire which serves the towns of Bushey and Oxhey.
Camberwell is a district of south London, England, within the London Borough of Southwark.
Canons Park is a London Underground station at Canons Park of the London Borough of Harrow, north London.
Carpenders Park is a railway station located between the Hertfordshire suburb of Carpenders Park and the South Oxhey housing estate, south of Watford Junction on the Watford DC Line.
Charing Cross (sometimes informally abbreviated as Charing X) is a London Underground station at Charing Cross in the City of Westminster with entrances located in Trafalgar Square and The Strand.
Charles Tyson Yerkes (June 25, 1837 – December 29, 1905) was an American financier.
Croxley Green is a large suburb of Rickmansworth and a civil parish in England.
Croxley Green Light Maintenance Depot was a Traction Maintenance Depot located in Croxley, Watford, England that provided storage and light maintenance for electric multiple units working the Watford DC line.
The Croxley Rail Link was a proposed railway engineering project in the Watford and Three Rivers districts of Hertfordshire, England, that would have connected the London Overground and the London Underground's Metropolitan line at.
Denmark Hill is an area and road in Camberwell, in the London Borough of Southwark.
The Department for Transport (DfT) is the government department responsible for the English transport network and a limited number of transport matters in Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland that have not been devolved.
The Metropolitan District Railway (commonly known as the District Railway) was a passenger railway that served London from 1868 to 1933.
Dollis Hill is a London Underground station at Dollis Hill near to Willesden and Gladstone Park of the London Borough of Brent.
Edgware Road is a London Underground station on the Bakerloo line, located in the City of Westminster.
Elephant & Castle is a London Underground station in the London Borough of Southwark in south London.
Embankment is a London Underground station in the City of Westminster, known by various names during its history.
Finchley Road is a London Underground station at the corner of Finchley Road and Canfield Gardens in the London Borough of Camden, north London.
The Great Central Railway (GCR) in England came into being when the Manchester, Sheffield and Lincolnshire Railway changed its name in 1897 in anticipation of the opening in 1899 of its London Extension (see Great Central Main Line).
The Great Western Railway (GWR) was a British railway company that linked London with the south-west and west of England, the Midlands, and most of Wales.
The Greater London Authority (GLA) is a top-tier administrative body for Greater London, England.
Harlesden is a Network Rail station on Acton Lane in northwest London, served by London Overground and by London Underground Bakerloo line trains.
Harrow & Wealdstone is a interchange station in Wealdstone in the London Borough of Harrow.
Hatch End is a railway station in the London Borough of Harrow, in north London, and in Travelcard Zone 6.
Headstone Lane is a railway station near Headstone, in the London Borough of Harrow.
Heathrow Airport (also known as London Heathrow) is a major international airport in London, United Kingdom.
An interchange station or a transfer station is a train station for more than one railway route in a public transport system that allows passengers to change from one route to another, often without having to leave a station or pay an additional fare.
The Jubilee line is a London Underground line that runs between in east London and in the suburban north-west, via the Docklands, South Bank and West End.
Kenneth Robert Livingstone (born 17 June 1945) is an English politician who served as the Leader of the Greater London Council (GLC) from 1981 until the council was abolished in 1986, and as Mayor of London from the creation of the office in 2000 until 2008.
Kennington is a London Underground station on Kennington Park Road in Kennington within the London Borough of Southwark.
Kensal Green is a Network Rail station served by London Underground Bakerloo line and London Overground trains.
Kenton is a National Rail suburban rail station on the Watford DC line and the London Underground Bakerloo line, situated on Kenton Road in Kenton, north-west London.
Kilburn Park is a London Underground station at Kilburn in the London Borough of Brent.
Kilburn is a London Underground station at Brondesbury Park in north-west London.
Kingsbury is a London Underground station in northwest London, England.
Lambeth North is a London Underground station in the neighbourhood of Lambeth, at the junction of Westminster Bridge Road and Baylis Road.
The Leeds Forge Company manufactured corrugated furnaces for marine steam engine boilers and later, pressed steel railway vehicles, in Leeds, England.
Leslie William Green (6 February 1875–31 August 1908) was an English architect.
Lewisham is an area of south London, England, south-east of Charing Cross.
Lewisham London Borough Council is the local authority for the London Borough of Lewisham in Greater London, England.
Lewisham is a National Rail and Docklands Light Railway station in Lewisham, south-east London which first opened in 1849.
This is a list of crossings of the River Thames comprising over 200 bridges, 27 tunnels, six public ferries, one cable car link, and one ford.
The London and North Western Railway (LNWR, L&NWR) was a British railway company between 1846 and 1922.
London Overground (also known simply as the Overground) is a suburban rail network serving London and its environs.
The London Passenger Transport Board (LPTB) was the organisation responsible for local public transport in London and its environs from 1933 to 1948.
London Road is a road in Southwark, Central London, England, which connects St George's Circus (northwest) and the Elephant and Castle roundabout (southeast).
The London Underground (also known simply as the Underground, or by its nickname the Tube) is a public rapid transit system serving London and some parts of the adjacent counties of Buckinghamshire, Essex and Hertfordshire in the United Kingdom.
The 1906 Stock, also known as "Gate Stock", was built for the Yerkes tube lines, Baker Street and Waterloo Railway (BS&WR), Great Northern, Piccadilly and Brompton Railway (GNP&BR), and Charing Cross, Euston and Hampstead Railway (CCE&HR).
The 1914 Tube Stock was built for an extension of the BS&WR (Bakerloo tube).
The 1938 Tube Stock is a London Underground tube stock design.
The 1949 Tube Stock was composed of ninety-one cars built by the Birmingham Railway Carriage and Wagon Company in Smethwick, England.
The 1959 Tube Stock was a type of London Underground tube train constructed in the late 1950s.
The London Underground 1972 Stock is a type of rolling stock used on the London Underground.
The London Underground 1983 Stock was a class of electric multiple unit designed for the Jubilee line.
The Standard Stock title was applied to a variety of Tube stock built between 1923 and 1934, all of which shared the same basic characteristics, but with some detailed differences.
The Watford Joint Tube Stock was built for the service to Watford along both the Bakerloo tube and the London North Western Railway.
The London, Midland and Scottish Railway (LMS)It has been argued that the initials LMSR should be used to be consistent with LNER, GWR and SR.
Lord's was a London Underground station located in St John's Wood, north-west London.
Loughborough is a town in the Charnwood borough of Leicestershire, England, seat of Charnwood Borough Council, and home to Loughborough University.
Maida Vale is a London Underground station in Maida Vale in inner north-west London.
Manchester is a city and metropolitan borough in Greater Manchester, England, with a population of 530,300.
Marlborough Road (sometimes shortened to Marlboro Road) is a disused London Underground station in St John's Wood, north-west London.
Marylebone station is a Central London railway terminus and connected London Underground station in the Marylebone area of the City of Westminster.
The Mayor of London is the head of the executive body of the Greater London Authority.
The Metropolitan Cammell Carriage and Wagon Company (MCCW) was an English manufacturer of railway carriages and wagons, based in Saltley and subsequently Washwood Heath in Birmingham.
The Metropolitan line (colloquially known as the Met) is a London Underground line that runs between in the City of London and and in Buckinghamshire, with branches to in Hertfordshire and in the western London Borough of Hillingdon.
The Metropolitan Railway (also known as the Met) was a passenger and goods railway that served London from 1863 to 1933, its main line heading north-west from the capital's financial heart in the City to what were to become the Middlesex suburbs.
The Mid-Kent line (also referred to as the Hayes line by train operators, official bodies and the general public) is a British railway line running from Courthill Loop North junction (just south of Lewisham station) to Hayes railway station in the London Borough of Bromley.
Moquette, derived from the French word for carpet, is a type of woven pile fabric in which cut or uncut threads form a short dense cut or loop pile.
National Rail (NR) in the United Kingdom is the trading name licensed for use by the Rail Delivery Group, an unincorporated association whose membership consists of the passenger train operating companies (TOCs) of England, Scotland, and Wales.
Neasden is a London Underground station in Neasden.
Network Rail is the owner (via its subsidiary Network Rail Infrastructure Ltd, which was known as Railtrack plc before 2002) and infrastructure manager of most of the rail network in England, Scotland and Wales.
The New Works Programme of 1935–1940 was the major investment programme delivered by the London Passenger Transport Board (LPTB), commonly known as London Transport, which had been created in 1933 to coordinate underground train, tram, trolleybus and bus services in the capital and the surrounding areas.
Nine Elms is a district of south west London, situated in North-East Battersea and in the far north-eastern corner of the London Borough of Wandsworth, between the SW11 side of Battersea and Vauxhall in the neighbouring borough of Lambeth.
North Wembley is a National Rail suburban rail station on Watford DC line in North Wembley, north-west London.
The Northern line is a London Underground line that runs from south-west to north-west London, with two branches through central London and three in the north.
The Northern line extension to Battersea is an extension of the London Underground Northern line currently under construction from to Battersea in South West London, terminating at the redeveloped Battersea Power Station.
Nottingham is a city and unitary authority area in Nottinghamshire, England, north of London, in the East Midlands.
Old Kent Road is a major thoroughfare in South East London, England, passing through the London Borough of Southwark.
Oxford Circus is a London Underground station serving Oxford Circus at the junction of Regent Street and Oxford Street, with entrances on all four corners of the intersection.
Paddington is a London Underground station served by the Bakerloo, Circle and District lines.
Piccadilly Circus is a London Underground station located directly beneath Piccadilly Circus itself, with entrances at every corner.
The Piccadilly line is a London Underground line that runs between in suburban north London and in the west, where it divides into two branches: one of these runs to Heathrow Airport and the other to in northwest London, with some services terminating at.
Queen's Park is a interchange station on the Watford DC line and Bakerloo line served by London Overground and Underground respectively.
Queensbury is a London Underground station in Queensbury, London.
Regent's Park is a London Underground station by Regent's Park in Marylebone, City of Westminster.
Network Rail (NR) has an obligation, transferred from the abolished Strategic Rail Authority, to periodically produce Route Utilisation Strategy (RUS) documents.
The Royal Courts of Justice, commonly called the Law Courts, is a court building in London which houses the High Court and Court of Appeal of England and Wales.
Siemens AG is a German conglomerate company headquartered in Berlin and Munich and the largest industrial manufacturing company in Europe with branch offices abroad.
South Kenton is a National Rail suburban rail station in Kenton, north-west London.
Stanley A. Heaps (1880–1962) was an English architect responsible for the design of a number of stations on the London Underground system as well as the design of train depots and bus and trolleybus garages for London Transport.
Stanmore is a suburban residential district of northwest London in the London Borough of Harrow.
The Stanmore branch line was a railway line in Harrow, Middlesex (now Greater London), in the United Kingdom.
Stanmore is a London Underground station at Stanmore.
Stonebridge Park is a National Rail suburban rail station in Tokyngton and Stonebridge, north-west London.
Swiss Cottage is a London Underground station at Swiss Cottage, north London.
Swiss Cottage is a disused London Underground station in Swiss Cottage, northwest London.
Thameslink is a 24 hour, 115-station main-line route in the British railway system running from,, and via central London to Sutton,, and.
A third rail is a method of providing electric power to a railway locomotive or train, through a semi-continuous rigid conductor placed alongside or between the rails of a railway track.
Trafford Park is an area of the Metropolitan Borough of Trafford, Greater Manchester, England, opposite Salford Quays on the southern side of the Manchester Ship Canal, southwest of Manchester city centre and north of Stretford.
Transport for London (TfL) is a local government body responsible for the transport system in Greater London, England.
The Tube map is a schematic transport map of the lines, stations and services of the London Underground, known colloquially as "the Tube", hence the map's name.
The table below lists many of the tunnels under the River Thames in and near London, which, thanks largely to its underlying bed of clay, is one of the most tunnelled cities in the world.
The Underground Electric Railways Company of London Limited (UERL), known operationally as the Underground for much of its existence, was established in 1902.
Warwick Avenue is a London Underground station near Little Venice in inner north-west London.
The Waterloo and Whitehall Railway was a proposed and partly constructed 19th century Rammell pneumatic railway in central London intended to run under the River Thames just upstream from Hungerford Bridge, running from Waterloo station to the Whitehall end of Great Scotland Yard.
Waterloo Bridge is a road and foot traffic bridge crossing the River Thames in London, between Blackfriars Bridge and Hungerford Bridge.
Waterloo is a London Underground station located beneath Waterloo National Rail station.
The Watford DC line is a commuter railway line from London Euston to Watford Junction in Watford, Hertfordshire.
Watford High Street is a railway station in Watford, Hertfordshire, United Kingdom.
Watford Junction is a railway station that serves Watford, Hertfordshire.
Wembley Central is an interchange station on the West Coast Main Line (WCML), London Overground and London Underground on the Watford DC line in Wembley, in north-west London, served by suburban services operated by London Underground Limited (LUL) and Arriva Rail London and regional services operated by London Northwestern Railway and GTR Southern services.
Wembley Park is a London Underground station in Wembley Park, north west London.
The West Coast Main Line (WCML) is one of the most important railway corridors in the United Kingdom, connecting the major cities of London, Birmingham, Liverpool, Manchester, and Glasgow.
The West End of London (commonly referred to as the West End) is an area of Central and West London in which many of the city's major tourist attractions, shops, businesses, government buildings and entertainment venues, including West End theatres, are concentrated.
West Hampstead is a London Underground Jubilee line station in West Hampstead.
James Whitaker Wright (9 February 1846 – 26 January 1904) was a company promoter and swindler, who committed suicide at the Royal Courts of Justice in London immediately following his conviction for fraud.
Willesden Green is a London Underground station on Walm Lane in Willesden.
Willesden Junction is a National Rail station in Harlesden, north-west London, UK. It is served by both London Overground and London Underground services.
World War II (often abbreviated to WWII or WW2), also known as the Second World War, was a global war that lasted from 1939 to 1945, although conflicts reflecting the ideological clash between what would become the Allied and Axis blocs began earlier.