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Sir W G Armstrong Whitworth & Co Ltd was a major British manufacturing company of the early years of the 20th century.
Art Deco, sometimes referred to as Deco, is a style of visual arts, architecture and design that first appeared in France just before World War I. Art Deco influenced the design of buildings, furniture, jewelry, fashion, cars, movie theatres, trains, ocean liners, and everyday objects such as radios and vacuum cleaners.
Automatic train operation (ATO) is an operational safety enhancement device used to help automate operations of trains.
Bank and Monument are interlinked London Underground and Docklands Light Railway stations that form a public transport complex spanning the length of King William Street in the City of London.
The Barcelona Metro (Catalan and Spanish: Metro de Barcelona) is an extensive network of rapid transit electrified railway lines that run mostly underground in central Barcelona and into the city's suburbs.
The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) is a British public service broadcaster.
The Bell Punch Company was a British company manufacturing a variety of business machines, most notably several generations of public transport ticket machines and the world's first desktop electronic calculator, the Sumlock ANITA.
The Big Four was a name used to describe the four largest railway companies in the United Kingdom in the period 1923–47.
Blackfriars Bridge is a road and foot traffic bridge over the River Thames in London, between Waterloo Bridge and Blackfriars Railway Bridge, carrying the A201 road.
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.
The British Rail Class 487 electric multiple units were built by English Electric in 1940, for use on the Waterloo & City line.
The Central line is a London Underground line that runs through central London, from, Essex, in the north-east to and in the west.
The Central London Railway (CLR), also known as the Twopenny Tube, was a deep-level, underground "tube" railwayA "tube" railway is an underground railway constructed in a cylindrical tunnel by the use of a tunnelling shield, usually deep below ground level.
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 and South London Railway (C&SLR) was the first deep-level underground "tube" railway in the world, and the first major railway to use electric traction.
The City of London is a city and county that contains the historic centre and the primary central business district (CBD) of London.
Clayton Equipment Company Ltd, now known simply as Clayton Equipment Ltd or CEC and CEL, is a locomotive construction company that specialises in locomotives for underground mining operations.
A cofferdam (also called a coffer) is an enclosure built within, or in pairs across, a body of water and constructed to allow the enclosed area to be pumped out.
CNIM is a French equipment manufacturer and industrial contractor operating on a worldwide basis.The Group supplies products and services to major public and private sector organizations, local authorities and national governments in the Environment, Energy, Defense, and High technology markets.
Crossrail 2 is a proposed rail route in South East England, running from nine stations in Surrey to three in Hertfordshire, providing a new North-South rail link across London.
Derby is a city and unitary authority area in Derbyshire, England.
Dick, Kerr and Company was a locomotive and tramcar manufacturer based in Kilmarnock, Scotland and Preston, England.
The District line is a London Underground line that runs from in the east to in west London, where it splits into a number of branches.
The Docklands Light Railway (DLR) is an automated light metro system opened in 1987 to serve the redeveloped Docklands area of East London, England.
Dugald Drummond (1 January 1840 – 8 November 1912) was a Scottish steam locomotive engineer.
The East London line is part of the London Overground, running north to south through the East, Docklands and South areas of London.
Eastleigh Works is a locomotive, carriage and wagon building and repair facility in the town of Eastleigh, in the county of Hampshire in England.
Eurostar is a high-speed railway service connecting London with Amsterdam, Avignon, Brussels, Lille, Lyon, Marseille, Paris and Rotterdam.
F&W Media International Limited, formerly known as David & Charles Publishers (also styled as David and Charles), is a publisher of illustrated non-fiction books, eBooks, digital products, craft patterns and online education courses.
Ferrocarrils de la Generalitat de Catalunya ("Catalan Government Railways"), or FGC, is a railway company which operates several unconnected lines in Catalonia, Spain.
Grand Central–42nd Street is a major station complex of the New York City Subway.
Hampshire (abbreviated Hants) is a county on the southern coast of England in the United Kingdom.
Jackson and Sharp Company was an American railroad car manufacturer and shipbuilder in the late 19th and early 20th centuries.
James Henry Greathead (6 August 1844 – 21 October 1896) was a civil engineer renowned for his work on the London Underground railway.
A knock-down kit is a kit containing the parts needed to assemble a product.
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 South Western Railway (LSWR) was a railway company in England from 1838 to 1922.
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 1992 Stock is a type of rolling stock used on the Central line and Waterloo & City line of the London Underground.
Waterloo East railway station, also known as London Waterloo East, is a railway station in central London on the line from through London Bridge towards Kent, in the south-east of England.
Waterloo station, also known as London Waterloo, is a central London terminus on the National Rail network in the United Kingdom, located in the Waterloo area of the London Borough of Lambeth.
The London, Tilbury and Southend Railway (LTSR), also known as Essex Thameside, is a commuter railway line on the British railway system which connects Fenchurch Street station in central London with destinations in east London and Essex, including,,,, Tilbury, Southend and.
The Madrid Metro (Spanish: Metro de Madrid) is a metro system serving the city of Madrid, capital of Spain.
Mansion House is the official residence of the Lord Mayor of London.
Metronet Rail was one of two infrastructure companies (the other being Tube Lines Ltd) in a public-private partnership with London Underground.
A moving walkway or moving sidewalk (American English), also known as autowalk or as in British English as a skywalk, travolator, or travellator, is a slow-moving conveyor mechanism that transports people across a horizontal or inclined plane over a short to medium distance.
Mowlem was one of the largest construction and civil engineering companies in the United Kingdom.
The National Railway Museum (NRM) is a museum in York forming part of the British Science Museum Group of National Museums and telling the story of rail transport in Britain and its impact on society.
Network SouthEast (NSE) was one of the three passenger sectors of British Rail formed in 1982.
The New York City Subway is a rapid transit system owned by the City of New York and leased to the New York City Transit Authority, a subsidiary agency of the state-run Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA).
Sir Norman Joseph Wisdom, (4 February 1915 – 4 October 2010) was an English actor, comedian, and singer-songwriter best known for a series of comedy films produced between 1953 and 1966 featuring his hapless onscreen character that was often called Norman Pitkin.
The Northern City Line is a commuter line in England, which runs from London Moorgate to Finsbury Park in London with services running beyond.
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.
On the Beat is a 1962 British comedy film starring Norman Wisdom, and directed by Robert Asher.
The Otis Elevator Company is an American company that develops, manufactures and markets elevators, escalators, moving walkways and related equipment.
The Paris Métro, short for Métropolitain (Métro de Paris), is a rapid transit system in the Paris metropolitan area.
A people mover or automated people mover (APM) is a type of small scale automated guideway transit system.
Peter Howitt (born 5 May 1957) is an English actor and film director.
Porte de la Chapelle is a station on line 12 of the Paris Métro in the districts of La Chapelle and Goutte d'Or and the 18th arrondissement.
Prince George, Duke of Cambridge, (George William Frederick Charles; 26 March 1819 – 17 March 1904) was a member of the British Royal Family, a male-line grandson of King George III, cousin of Queen Victoria, and maternal uncle of Queen Mary, consort of King George V. The Duke was an army officer by profession and served as Commander-in-Chief of the Forces (military head of the British Army) from 1856 to 1895.
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.
A railroad switch, turnout, or points is a mechanical installation enabling railway trains to be guided from one track to another, such as at a railway junction or where a spur or siding branches off.
The Railways Act 1921 (c. 55), also known as the Grouping Act, was an Act of Parliament enacted by the British government and intended to stem the losses being made by many of the country's 120 railway companies, move the railways away from internal competition and retain some of the benefits which the country had derived from a government-controlled railway during and after the Great War of 1914–1918.
Ramal (Branch) or Línea R (Line R) of the Madrid Metro is a shuttle train connecting the stations of Ópera and Príncipe Pío.
The River Thames is a river that flows through southern England, most notably through London.
Royal assent or sanction is the method by which a country's monarch (possibly through a delegated official) formally approves an act of that nation's parliament.
Siemens AG is a German conglomerate company headquartered in Berlin and Munich and the largest industrial manufacturing company in Europe with branch offices abroad.
Sliding Doors is a 1998 British-American romantic drama film written and directed by Peter Howitt and starring Gwyneth Paltrow and John Hannah, while also featuring John Lynch, Jeanne Tripplehorn, and Virginia McKenna.
The South Eastern Railway (SER) was a railway company in south-eastern England from 1836 until 1922.
The Southern Railway (SR), sometimes shortened to 'Southern', was a British railway company established in the 1923 Grouping.
Surrey is a county in South East England, and one of the home counties.
Survivors is a British post-apocalyptic fiction drama television series created by Terry Nation and produced by Terence Dudley at the BBC, that broadcast from 1975 to 1977.
The Liquidator is a 1965 British thriller film starring Rod Taylor as Brian "Boysie" Oakes, Trevor Howard, and Jill St. John.
The Tripods is a television adaptation of John Christopher's The Tripods series of novels.
Times Square–42nd Street/Port Authority Bus Terminal is a New York City Subway station complex located under Times Square and the Port Authority Bus Terminal, at the intersection of 42nd Street, Seventh and Eighth Avenues, and Broadway in Midtown Manhattan.
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 tunnelling shield is a protective structure used during the excavation of large, man-made tunnels.
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 Victoria line is a London Underground line that runs between in south London and in the north-east, via the West End.
William Robert Galbraith (7 July 1829 – 5 October 1914)Marshall, 2003 was a civil engineer in the United Kingdom during the late 19th and early 20th centuries.
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 International station was the London terminus of the Eurostar international rail service from its opening on 14 November 1994 until it closed on 13 November 2007 when it was replaced by St Pancras as the terminal for international rail services.
Waterloo is a London Underground station located beneath Waterloo National Rail station.
Waterloo Underground Depot is a London Underground maintenance depot which stables the Waterloo & City line's fleet of 1992 Stock trains.
The 2012 Summer Olympics, formally the Games of the XXX Olympiad and commonly known as London 2012, was an international multi-sport event that was held from 27 July to 12 August 2012 in London, United Kingdom.
The 2012 Summer Paralympics, the 14th Summer Paralympic Games, and also more generally known as the London 2012 Paralympic Games, were a major international multi-sport event for athletes with disabilities governed by the International Paralympic Committee (IPC), that took place in London, United Kingdom from 29 August to 9 September 2012.
The 42nd Street Shuttle is a New York City Subway shuttle train service that operates in Manhattan.
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