Time Pieces History: S1, E2: The London Underground

We look at the origins of the London Underground, the abandoned tube stations and London’s hidden rivers.


What You’ll HearA black and white photo of a tube station platform with arched windows

  • 1:15: The beginnings of the Underground
  • 1:58: Opening day
  • 2:57: The abandoned tube stations
  • 3:48: London’s underground rivers

Prefer to read? Click here for the transcript – no email required! This episode was inspired by a blog about Raymond Briggs’ book, Fungus the Bogeyman.

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