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London Underground Stations

Author : Stephen Durnin
ISBN : 1854143395
Genre : Railroad stations
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This book celebrates the many styles of station building on the London Underground.
Category: Railroad stations

The London Underground Serial Killer

Author : Geoff Platt
ISBN : 9781473827325
Genre : True Crime
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The story is now thirty years old and most, if not all, of the characters involved were middle aged men at the time and are now dead. The story did make the national press when it first occurred. A murder in a Police Station is big news and something to beat the Police with. However, when it was found that 12 people had been pushed under underground trains in London by a man that they did not know, the government felt that it might lead to mass hysteria and put a lid on the story with the press.??The officers involved were a small, select, cadre of elite Flying Squad and Serious Crime Squad officers from South London, the same ones who had been dealing with the Krays, Richardsons, Brinks Mat etc. Their methods were unorthodox and recorded in the best selling "Untouchables" book. They were several extreme and unusual and certainly unorthodox, tactics. Officers kidnapped senior Home Office officials and detained them until the Old Bailey judge issued a summons and threatened a warrant in 5 minutes. At the committal the judge, prosecution, defence and everybody had to step over the start witness and he vomitted on the judge's shoes. Witnesses being murdered. Other witnesses being locked up it secret cells to protect them from being murdered.??The Attorney General was satisfied that there was convincing evidence of all 16 murders that Kelly admitted. He was in prison for thirty years with only one or two days between sentences and all the murders co-incided with his absences from prison and before his next arrest. When protected by Police, most had been witnessed. In 12 cases Kelly had presented himself to Police as a star witness who had been talking to the poor depressed man about his unfaithful wife when the train arrived at the station and he jumped underneath it. The widow eventually lost her husband, her reputation, when kelly's story was told to the coroner, and her insurance money, when the death was ruled to be suicide. The A.G. authorised five murders to be charged, and instructed that prosecutions were to be discontinued and the remaining charges left on file as soon as two convictions were secured, as further prosecutions would not be in the public interest, due to their expence.
Category: True Crime

London Underground Stations In Colour For The Modeller And Historian

Author : John Glover
ISBN : 0711033498
Genre : History
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TRAINS & RAILWAYS: GENERAL INTEREST. This colourful new book provides an excellent account of the development of architecture on the Underground from the earliest stations on the Metropolitan in the 1860s through to the most recent work on the Jubilee Line and Docklands Light Railway. In the mid-1920s and in particular after the creation of the LPTB, London Transport became a byword for architectural excellence with work on the Piccadilly extension, for example, now regarded as amongst the finest British architecture of the interwar years. This impressive book contains over 200 colour photographs that show surface and sub-surface views, with detailed captions covering the wide variety of stations, both open and closed, constructed for use on the London Underground network over the past 140 years. The book will be of significant use as reference material for historians and modellers alike and continues the quality of this established series.
Category: History

The London Underground Quiz Book

Author : Chris Cowlin
ISBN : 9781908752055
Genre : Games
File Size : 83.6 MB
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Brief Description: Are you a regular commuter on the London Underground? Do you use the tube to get around for business or pleasure? Or maybe you have travelled on the underground during a visit to the UK capital? If so, just how much can you remember about the world’s oldest underground system? Which tube station is the busiest, with 77 million passengers each year? If you were travelling on the Piccadilly Line, which tube station would you get off at if you were visiting Arsenal Football Club? In which year during the 1940s did the central line extend from Liverpool Street to Stratford? The answers to these and many more brain-teasing questions are all in this quiz book. Find out how well you know your way around the tube or challenge your colleagues, family and friends to discover who is the most knowledgeable about London Underground. Full of fascinating facts The London Underground Quiz Book is both fun and informative and an excellent way to help pass away the hours you spend travelling.
Category: Games

London Underground The Quiz Book

Author : Mike Dugdale
ISBN : 9781783332939
Genre : Transportation
File Size : 29.51 MB
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For the last 150 years, every Londoner, tourist, and visitor uses the tube to explore and enjoy London. But behind the facade of ox-blood brick buildings and colourful diagrams lies a wealth of history and interesting facts. This book tests your knowledge in this area with 250 questions (and answers) about this incredible network.
Category: Transportation

The Tube

Author : Oliver Green
ISBN : 9780747812876
Genre : Transportation
File Size : 67.18 MB
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From Norman Foster's remarkable station at Canary Wharf to the Yellow-brick vaults of Baker street to the Art Deco exuberance of Arnos Grove, London's tube stations are among its most distinctive and iconic buildings. This beautiful hardback edition is a fantastic gift-book, publishing in the run up to Christmas, and sales will be boosted even further by the much-loved network's 150th anniversary in 2013.
Category: Transportation