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Brand New, Unread Copy in Perfect Condition. A+ Customer Service! Summary: Used extensively and somewhat taken for granted by millions of commuters and tourists every day, the London Underground has long been a part of London's national heritage and way of life. It was the first underground railway in the world, and is now central to lives of millions of Londoners. Here Ben Pedroche explores the realities of building the railway from the beginning, 150 years ago, exploring this dangerous, back-breaking job and how it culminated in the rail system we see today. He works his way through the construction and working history of this iconic system, until reaching modern day, including stories from London Underground workers and their real-life experiences. Backed up with sixty stunning archive and modern photographs, this is a book that anyone interested in the London Underground or London history cannot do without. Bookseller Inventory #

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Synopsis: Used extensively and somewhat taken for granted by millions of commuters and tourists every day, the London Underground has long been a part of our national heritage and way of life. It was the first underground railway in the world, and is now central to lives of millions of Londoners. Here Ben Pedroche explores the realities of building the railway from the beginning, 150 years ago, exploring this dangerous, back-breaking job and how it culminated in the rail system we see today. He works his way through the construction and working history of this iconic system, until reaching modern day, including stories from London Underground workers and their real-life experiences. Backed up with sixty stunning archive and modern photographs, this is a book that anyone interested in the London Underground or London history cannot do without.

About the Author: Ben Pedroche graduated from De Montfort University in 2002 and has been living and working in London since 2008. A copywriter/content manager for a major website by day, by night he enjoys writing books about the greatest city in the world, London. He has published Do Not Alight Here: Walking London's Lost Underground and Railway Stations, and has written extensively for a range of different magazines.

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