Tube 150th Birthday

Why We Should Care About the Tube's 150th Birthday

Mike W.T. Brown | Posted 13.01.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Mike W.T. Brown

This week marks 150 years since the very first Tube journeys took place between Paddington and Farringdon on the Metropolitan Railway. At a time when people had no electricity in their homes, inside toilets were a rarity and radio and television did not yet exist the Tube was a revolutionary blast of modernism.