17 Oct '12, 8am

Running out of puff | CabbieBlogCabbieBlog

Running out of puff | CabbieBlogCabbieBlog

It wasn’t until the 1850s that underground rail travel was envisaged, deemed to be quieter and less disruptive than overground, not to say obviating the need to demolish properties. Underground rail travel posed a problem for the engineers as passengers rather inconsiderately needed to breathe, and existing coal-fired trains emitted a toxic mixture of steam and sulphurous smoke which had a tendency to suffocate their passengers. T he world’s first underground railway, opened on 9th January 1863. The line, which still runs alongside Farringdon Road, was built as cheaply as possible so rather than design new locomotives, the company simply adapted existing ones – steam trains. Trials were undertaken burning coke instead of coal but because of poisonous gases it was thought preferable that tunnels were filled with coal smoke instead, prompting The Times to comment ‘A journey ...

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Letting off steam | CabbieBlogCabbieBlog

Letting off steam | CabbieBlogCabbieBlog

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