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The Bakerloo line is a London Underground line that runs between in suburban north-west London and in south London, via the West End.
Bradley Garrett (born c. 1981) is an American social and cultural geographer at the University of Sydney in Australia and a columnist for The Guardian newspaper in the United Kingdom.
Walter Bruce Willis (born March 19, 1955) is an American actor, producer, and singer.
Cast iron is a group of iron-carbon alloys with a carbon content greater than 2%.
A central business district (CBD) is the commercial and business centre of a city.
Charles Murray "Charlie" Higson (born 3 July 1958) is an English actor, comedian, author, and former singer.
The Loop is the central business district or downtown area of Chicago, Illinois.
The Chicago Tunnel Company built a narrow gauge railway freight tunnel network under the downtown of the city of Chicago.
The Communication Workers Union (CWU) is the main trade union in the United Kingdom for people working for telephone, cable, DSL and postal delivery companies.
Cranley Gardens railway station was a station in the Muswell Hill area of north London.
Crossrail is a railway line under development in London and the home counties of Berkshire, Buckinghamshire and Essex, England.
A digital camera or digicam is a camera that captures photographs in digital memory.
Double Or Die is the third novel in the Young Bond series depicting Ian Fleming's superspy James Bond as a teenager in the 1930s.
The General Post Office (GPO) was officially established in England in 1660 by Charles II and it eventually grew to combine the functions of state postal system and telecommunications carrier.
The Greater London Authority (GLA) is a top-tier administrative body for Greater London, England.
Greenwood & Batley were a large engineering manufacturer with a wide range of products, including armaments, electrical engineering, and printing and milling machinery.
Highgate is a London Underground station and former railway station in Archway Road, in the London Borough of Haringey in north London.
Hudson Hawk is a 1991 American action comedy film directed by Michael Lehmann.
Islington London Borough Council is the local authority for the London Borough of Islington in Greater London, England.
In modern surveying, the general meaning of laser scanning is the controlled deflection of laser beams, visible or invisible.
The Launceston Steam Railway is a narrow gauge railway operating from the town of Launceston in Cornwall.
Lavie Tidhar (לביא תדהר) (born 16 November 1976) is an Israeli-born writer, working across multiple genres.
Lawrence Leonard (22 August 1923 – 4 January 2001) was a British conductor, cellist, composer, teacher, and writer.
This is a list of heritage, private and preserved railways throughout the United Kingdom and the Crown dependencies whether operational or former, for charitable purposes or shareholder profit.
Liverpool Street station, also known as London Liverpool Street, is a central London railway terminus and connected London Underground station in the north-eastern corner of the City of London, in the ward of Bishopsgate.
The London Pneumatic Despatch Company (also known as the London Pneumatic Dispatch Company) was formed on 30 June 1859, to design, build and operate an underground railway system for the carrying of mail, parcels and light freight between locations in London.
The London Post Office Railway 1927 Stock was built by English Electric in 1927.
The London Post Office Railway 1930 Stock and 1936 Stock was built by English Electric.
The London Post Office Railway 1962 Stock was built by English Electric in 1962.
The London Post Office Railway 1980 Stock was built by Hunslet in Leeds between 1980 and 1982.
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.
München Hauptbahnhof (German for Munich main railway station) is the main railway station in the city of Munich, Germany.
The Mount Pleasant Mail Centre (often shortened as Mount Pleasant, known internally as the Mount and officially known as the London Central Mail Centre) is a mail centre operated by Royal Mail in London, England.
Mowlem was one of the largest construction and civil engineering companies in the United Kingdom.
Munich (München; Minga) is the capital and the most populated city in the German state of Bavaria, on the banks of the River Isar north of the Bavarian Alps.
The Munich S-Bahn (S-Bahn München) is an electric rail transit system in Munich, Germany.
A narrow-gauge railway (narrow-gauge railroad in the US) is a railway with a track gauge narrower than the standard.
The Portable Document Format (PDF) is a file format developed in the 1990s to present documents, including text formatting and images, in a manner independent of application software, hardware, and operating systems.
The Postal Museum (formerly the British Postal Museum & Archive) is a postal museum run by the Postal Heritage Trust.
PTT (Post, Telefon und Telegraph, Postes, téléphones, télégraphes) was the Swiss Postal Telegraph and Telephone agency, formed in 1970.
The Postmaster General of the United Kingdom was a Cabinet-level ministerial position in HM Government.
Rail is a British magazine on the subject of current rail transport in Great Britain.
In computer science, real-time computing (RTC), or reactive computing describes hardware and software systems subject to a "real-time constraint", for example from event to system response.
Royal Mail plc (Post Brenhinol; a' Phuist Rìoghail) is a postal service and courier company in the United Kingdom, originally established in 1516.
A simulacrum (plural: simulacra from simulacrum, which means "likeness, similarity") is a representation or imitation of a person or thing.
A sorting office or processing and distribution center (P&DC; name used by the United States Postal Service (USPS)) is any location where postal operators bring mail after collection for sorting into batches for delivery to the addressee, which may be a direct delivery or sent onwards to another regional or local sorting office, or to another postal administration.
The metropolis of London has been occupied by humans for two millennia, and has over that time acquired a large number of subterranean structures which have served a number of purposes.
"The Great Game" was a political and diplomatic confrontation that existed for most of the nineteenth century between the British Empire and the Russian Empire over Afghanistan and neighbouring territories in Central and Southern Asia.
The Horn of Mortal Danger is a 1980 novel by British musician Lawrence Leonard.
The Post Office Electrical Engineers' Journal (POEEJ) was a quarterly technical journal published by the Institution of Post Office Electrical Engineers between 1908 and 1982.
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.
Anthony Neil Wedgwood Benn (3 April 1925 – 14 March 2014), originally known as Anthony Wedgwood Benn, but later as Tony Benn, was a British politician, writer, and diarist.
A tunnelling shield is a protective structure used during the excavation of large, man-made tunnels.
The Underground Electric Railways Company of London Limited (UERL), known operationally as the Underground for much of its existence, was established in 1902.
The University of Cambridge (informally Cambridge University)The corporate title of the university is The Chancellor, Masters, and Scholars of the University of Cambridge.
Urban exploration (often shortened as UE, urbex and sometimes known as roof-and-tunnel hacking) is the exploration of man-made structures, usually abandoned ruins or not usually seen components of the man-made environment.
Vatican City (Città del Vaticano; Civitas Vaticana), officially the Vatican City State or the State of Vatican City (Stato della Città del Vaticano; Status Civitatis Vaticanae), is an independent state located within the city of Rome.
Whitechapel is a district in the East End of London, England, in the London Borough of Tower Hamlets.
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.
Young Bond is a series of young adult spy novels featuring Ian Fleming's secret agent James Bond as a young teenage boy attending school at Eton College in the 1930s.
Zürich or Zurich is the largest city in Switzerland and the capital of the canton of Zürich.
Zürich Hauptbahnhof (often shortened to Zürich HB) (Zürich Main Station or Zürich Central Station) is the largest railway station in Switzerland.