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The birthday of the first subway in the world

Reviews and tests on Ferra.ru 24.05.2019 at 14:49

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24 may 1862 godevil conducted a trial run of the train and London underground, the first subway in the world. The trip was 33 minutes. During this time, the composition has overcome 4 miles, after 7 stops between the stations of Farringdon and Paddington. The construction of the subway began in 1855, and at first was open way: they dug a huge trench, laid the path, built the vaults and ceilings, and covered with soil. Because of this we had to demolish buildings and dig up streets, stood in the way of the future tunnel. A new form of transport very quickly began to gain popularity as it became the fastest 2 million the British capital is experiencing serious transport difficulties. The first trains were not electric — trains pulled by a locomotive, so in the tunnels and at the stations had plenty of smoke.