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As a legal concept, administration is a procedure under the insolvency laws of a number of common law jurisdictions, similar to bankruptcy in the United States.
Aldgate is a London Underground station in Aldgate, a locality in the ward of Portsoken in the City of London, which neighbours the Aldgate ward, the origin of its namesake.
Amersham is a London Underground and National Rail station in the town of Amersham in the Chiltern district of Buckinghamshire, England.
Automatic train control (ATC) is a general class of train protection systems for railways that involves a speed control mechanism in response to external inputs.
Automatic train protection (ATP) is a type of train protection system which continually checks that the speed of a train is compatible with the permitted speed allowed by signalling.
Aylesbury railway station is a railway station in Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire, England.
Baker Street is a station on the London Underground at the junction of Baker Street and the Marylebone Road in the City of Westminster.
The Bakerloo line is a London Underground line that runs between in suburban north-west London and in south London, via the West End.
Barbican is a London Underground station situated near the Barbican Estate, on the edge of the ward of Farringdon Within, in the City of London in Central London.
Bloomsbury Publishing plc (formerly M.B.N.1 Limited and Bloomsbury Publishing Company Limited) is a British independent, worldwide publishing house of fiction and non-fiction.
Bombardier Movia is a family of metro train built by Bombardier Transportation.
The British Railways Standard Class 4 tank is a class of steam locomotive, one of the BR standard classes built during the 1950s.
The British Railways Standard Class 5MT 4-6-0 was one of the 12 standard classes of steam locomotive built by British Railways in the 1950s.
The Brill Tramway, also known as the Quainton Tramway, Wotton Tramway, Oxford & Aylesbury Tramroad and Metropolitan Railway Brill Branch, was a six-mile (10 km) rail line in the Aylesbury Vale, Buckinghamshire, England.
The British Rail (BR) Class 20, otherwise known as an English Electric Type 1, is a class of diesel-electric locomotive.
Buckinghamshire, abbreviated Bucks, is a county in South East England which borders Greater London to the south east, Berkshire to the south, Oxfordshire to the west, Northamptonshire to the north, Bedfordshire to the north east and Hertfordshire to the east.
The Central line is a London Underground line that runs through central London, from, Essex, in the north-east to and in the west.
Chalfont & Latimer is a London Underground and National Rail station in Travelcard Zone 8 (previously zone C) on the Metropolitan line, in Buckinghamshire.
The Chesham branch is a single-track railway branch line in Buckinghamshire, England, owned and operated by the London Underground.
Chesham is a London Underground station in Chesham, Buckinghamshire.
The Chiltern Main Line is an inter-urban, regional and commuter railway, part of the British railway system.
Chiltern Railways is a British train operating company owned by Arriva UK Trains that has operated the Chiltern Railways franchise since July 1996.
Chorleywood is a London Underground and National Rail station in Travelcard Zone 7 (previously zone B) on the Metropolitan line.
The Circle line is a London Underground line in a spiralling shape, running from Hammersmith in the west to Edgware Road and then looping around central London back to Edgware Road.
The City of London is a city and county that contains the historic centre and the primary central business district (CBD) of London.
The counties of England are areas used for the purposes of administrative, geographical, cultural or political demarcation.
A cross-platform interchange is a type of interchange between different lines at a metro (or other railway) station.
Croxley is a London Underground station located on Watford Road (A412) in Croxley Green, Rickmansworth, Hertfordshire, on the Watford branch of the Metropolitan line.
The Metropolitan District Railway (commonly known as the District Railway) was a passenger railway that served London from 1868 to 1933.
The East London line is part of the London Overground, running north to south through the East, Docklands and South areas of London.
Eastcote is a London Underground station in Eastcote in the west of Greater London.
An electric multiple unit or EMU is a multiple-unit train consisting of self-propelled carriages, using electricity as the motive power.
Euston Square is a London Underground station at the corner of Euston Road and Gower Street, just north of University College London and within walking distance of Euston railway station.
Farringdon Road is a road in Clerkenwell, London.
Farringdon is a London Underground and connected main line National Rail station in Clerkenwell, in the London Borough of Islington, just outside the City of London.
Finchley Road is a London Underground station at the corner of Finchley Road and Canfield Gardens in the London Borough of Camden, north London.
Grade separation is the name given to a method of aligning a junction of two or more surface transport axes at different heights (grades) so that they will not disrupt the traffic flow on other transit routes when they cross each other.
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).
Great Missenden railway station serves the village of Great Missenden in Buckinghamshire, England and the neighbouring villages of Prestwood, Little Hampden and Little Missenden.
Great Portland Street is a London Underground station near Regent's Park.
Greater London is a region of England which forms the administrative boundaries of London, as well as a county for the purposes of the lieutenancies.
The GWR 0-6-0PT (Pannier Tank), is a type of steam locomotive built by the British Great Western Railway with the water tanks carried on both sides of the boiler, in the manner of panniers.
Halton Railway was a spur line from Wendover to RAF Halton used to transport coal and other goods to RAF Halton.
The Hammersmith & City line is a London Underground line that runs between Hammersmith in west London and in east London.
Hammersmith is a London Underground station in Hammersmith.
Harrow-on-the-Hill is a London Underground station served by trains on the Metropolitan line and National Rail, in Travelcard Zone 5.
Hertfordshire (often abbreviated Herts) is a county in southern England, bordered by Bedfordshire to the north, Cambridgeshire to the north-east, Essex to the east, Buckinghamshire to the west and Greater London to the south.
Hillingdon is a London Underground station in North Hillingdon in the London Borough of Hillingdon, west London formerly Middlesex.
Ian Allan Publishing is a UK publisher, established in 1942, which specialised in transport books.
Ickenham is a London Underground station located in Ickenham in the London Borough of Hillingdon.
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.
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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 and North Eastern Railway (LNER) was the second largest (after LMS) of the "Big Four" railway companies created by the Railways Act 1921 in Britain.
The London Borough of Hillingdon is a large borough located in Greater London, England which had a population of 273,936 according to the 2011 Census.
The London boroughs are 32 of the 33 local authority districts of the Greater London administrative area (the 33rd is the City of London).
King's Cross railway station, also known as London King's Cross, is a Central London railway terminus on the northern edge of the city.
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.
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 London Underground A60 and A62 Stock was a type of sub-surface rolling stock which operated on the Metropolitan line of the London Underground from 12 June 1961 to 26 September 2012, and on the East London Line from 1977 until 22 December 2007, when it closed to be converted into London Overground (except in 1986, when one-man operation conversion of the fleet took place).
The F Stock was built in 1920 and 1921 for the District Railway (later the London Underground District line) by the Metropolitan Carriage, Wagon and Finance Co (later Metropolitan Cammell).
The London Underground S Stock is a fleet of subsurface rolling stock used on the London Underground since 2010.
The T Stock was originally built in various batches by Metropolitan-Vickers and the Birmingham Railway Carriage and Wagon Company for the Metropolitan Railway in 1927-31 for use on electric services from Baker Street and the City to Watford and Rickmansworth, though rarely some worked on the Uxbridge branch.
Lord's was a London Underground station located in St John's Wood, north-west London.
Magenta is a color that is variously defined as purplish-red, reddish-purple, purplish, or mauvish-crimson.
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.
Metro-land (or Metroland) is a name given to the suburban areas that were built to the north-west of London in the counties of Buckinghamshire, Hertfordshire and Middlesex in the early part of the 20th century that were served by the Metropolitan Railway (the Met).
Metronet Rail was one of two infrastructure companies (the other being Tube Lines Ltd) in a public-private partnership with London Underground.
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 Metropolitan Railway E Class is a class of 0-4-4T steam locomotives.
Metropolitan Railway electric locomotives were used on London's Metropolitan Railway with conventional carriage stock.
Middlesex (abbreviation: Middx) is an historic county in south-east England.
Moor Park is a London Underground station in the Three Rivers district of Hertfordshire, serving those living on the Moor Park estate, and also on the neighbouring Eastbury and South Oxhey estates.
Moorgate is a central London railway terminus and connected London Underground station on Moorgate in the City of London.
Neasden Depot or Neasden Works is a London Underground railway depot on the Metropolitan line, located between Neasden and Wembley Park stations.
Neasden Power Station was a coal-fired power station built by the Metropolitan Railway for its electrification project.
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 Road was a toll road built across fields around the northern boundaries of London, the first part of which opened in 1756.
North Harrow is a London Underground station situated in North Harrow in North West London.
Northwick Park is a London Underground station in Northwick Park in the London Borough of Brent on the Metropolitan line.
Northwood Hills is a London Underground station on the Metropolitan line in the area of Northwood, between Northwood and Pinner stations and is in Travelcard Zone 6.
Northwood is a station on the Watford branch of the Metropolitan line, in Travelcard Zone 6.
One-man operation (OMO), also known as driver-only operation (DOO), one person operation (OPO), single person train operation (SPTO), or one-person train operation (OPTO), is operation of a train, bus, or tram by the driver or motorman alone, without a conductor.
Paddington is a London Underground station served by the Circle and Hammersmith & City lines.
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.
Pinner is a London Underground station on the Metropolitan line in zone 5.
Preston Road is a London Underground station in the area of Preston on the Metropolitan line.
A public–private partnership (PPP, 3P or P3) is a cooperative arrangement between two or more public and private sectors, typically of a long-term nature.
Quainton Road railway station was opened in 1868 in under-developed countryside near Quainton, in the English county of Buckinghamshire, from London.
Royal Air Force Halton or more simply RAF Halton is one of the largest Royal Air Force stations in the United Kingdom, located near the village of Halton near Wendover, Buckinghamshire.
A railtour is a special train which is run in order to allow people to experience rail travel which is not available using timetabled passenger services.
Rapid transit or mass rapid transit, also known as heavy rail, metro, MRT, subway, tube, U-Bahn or underground, is a type of high-capacity public transport generally found in urban areas.
Rayners Lane is a London Underground station in the district of Rayners Lane in north west London, amid a 1930s development originally named Harrow Garden Village.
Regenerative braking is an energy recovery mechanism which slows a vehicle or object by converting its kinetic energy into a form which can be either used immediately or stored until needed.
Richmond, also known as Richmond (London), is a National Rail station in Richmond, Greater London on the Waterloo to Reading and North London Lines.
Rickmansworth is a London Underground (LU) station in the town of Rickmansworth, in the Three Rivers district of Hertfordshire to the northwest of London.
The term rolling stock in rail transport industry originally referred to any vehicles that move on a railway.
Ruislip depot is a British traction maintenance depot on the London Underground Central line, and is situated between the stations of Ruislip Gardens and West Ruislip in the London Borough of Hillingdon.
Ruislip Manor is a London Underground station in Ruislip Manor in west London.
Ruislip is a London Underground station in Ruislip in west London.
A single-track railway is a railway where trains traveling in both directions share the same track.
Smithfield is a locality in the ward of Farringdon Without situated at the City of London's northwest in central London, England.
Stanmore is a London Underground station at Stanmore.
Stoke Mandeville railway station serves the village of Stoke Mandeville, south of Aylesbury in Buckinghamshire, England.
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.
A train station, railway station, railroad station, or depot (see below) is a railway facility or area where trains regularly stop to load or unload passengers or freight.
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.
A tunnel is an underground passageway, dug through the surrounding soil/earth/rock and enclosed except for entrance and exit, commonly at each end.
Uxbridge is a London Underground station in Uxbridge in the London Borough of Hillingdon, north-west London.
Verney Junction is a hamlet in the parish of Middle Claydon in north Buckinghamshire, England.
Waddesdon is a closed station that served the village of Waddesdon and its manor, to the north of Aylesbury in Buckinghamshire, England.
The Watford and Rickmansworth Railway (W&RR) ran services between Watford and Rickmansworth in Hertfordshire, England.
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.
Watford tube station is the terminus of a branch-line of London Underground's Metropolitan line in the north-western part of the network in Zone 7, previously Zone A. The station opened in 1925.
Wembley Park is a London Underground station in Wembley Park, north west London.
The Wendover Arm Canal is part of the Grand Union Canal in England, and forms part of the British canal system.
Wendover railway station serves the town of Wendover in Buckinghamshire, England, and villages including Ellesborough and Wendover Dean.
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.
West Harrow is a London Underground station in Harrow in north west London.
World War I (often abbreviated as WWI or WW1), also known as the First World War, the Great War, or the War to End All Wars, was a global war originating in Europe that lasted from 28 July 1914 to 11 November 1918.