Prime Minister William Gladstone opens the Metropolitan Railway, London, 1863 (1951). Artist: Unknown

Prime Minister William Gladstone opens the Metropolitan Railway, London, 1863 (1951). Artist: Unknown

2-365-792 - The Print Collector/Heritage Images

Prime Minister William Gladstone opens the Metropolitan Railway, London, 1863 (1951). Engineered by John Fowler, the Metropolitan Railway was the first line of what would eventually become the London Underground. On January 10 1863, the railway operated its first service, which ran from Farringdon Street north to King's Cross, and west to Paddington (Bishop's Road), utilising trains hauled by steam engines. A print from 100 Years in Pictures, A panorama of History in the Making, text by DC Somervell, Odhams press Limited, London, 1951.


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Creator
  1. Unknown, attributed to: :
Subject
  1. William Ewart Gladstone: British: Prime Minister of Great Britain, politician
People Related
  1. Sir John Fowler: British: Civil engineer

Medium
  1. Photograph

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World Europe United Kingdom England Greater London London

  1. 51 30 51 N , 000 05 35 W

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Digital Image Size

Pixel Dimensions (W x H) : 5483x3176
File Size : 51,018kb


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  1. 0580023640
  1. 2-365-792
  1. 2365792

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