Brown Plaque № 12569 Photo

Brown plaque № 12569 - Borough Tube Station    This was a station of the City and South London  Railway that opened in 1890. The line was the world's  first underground electric railway, London's first deep  tunnel 'tube', and the first purpose-built railway tunnel  under the Thames. In 1891 over 5 million passengers  used the line. After reconstruction in 1922, the original  entrance was relocated to its present corner site. During  World War II a tube spur below was used as an air raid  shelter for up to 14,000 pers

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