12 January 1941: Soldiers help to clear the debris of Bank Underground Station, the morning after it received a direct hit during the Blitz. Some 111 people were killed in the bombing raid by German aircraft.

January 12 1941 - Soldiers help to clear the debris of Bank Underground Station the morning after it received a direct hit during the Blitz. 111 people were killed in the bombing raid by German aircraft

Cahoots is a 1940s-underground-themed cocktail bar.

There Is A Secret Underground Bar In London That Contains An Entire Tube Carriage

Cahoots: The New Secret Underground Bar In London That Contains An Entire Tube Carriage - Photos - Londontopia

This is how the Tube map used to look, in 1908, when they used to show where the Tube lines actually went.

18 Beautiful And Weird Maps That Will Change How You Think About London

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Vintage London Underground poster, Seeing the Riches of London, by Frederick Charles Herrick, 1927

Tunnel vision: how an obsessed explorer found and lost the world's oldest subway | The Verge

Tunnel vision: how an obsessed explorer found and lost the world's oldest subway

The Verge ran a great article last year detailing the story of Bob Diamond, the man who discovered an abandoned 1844 subway tunnel beneath Atlantic Avenue in Cobble Hill and in recent years has.

As you can see here, the tunnel where the platform will be at Bond Street Crossrail station is now finished.

8 Stunning Images Of London's Gargantuan New Crossrail Tunnels

Image 1 of 10 from gallery of New Photographs Released Of London's New Subterranean Infrastructure Network. Photograph by Crossrail

9 Incredible Photos of the London Underground as a Bomb Shelter - Mic

During World War II, thousands would sleep underground to escape Nazi air raids.

London underground circa 1863

London underground circa 1863

A mother and a young girl in a subway tunnel shelter, London, England, United Kingdom, Photographer Toni Frissell Source United States Library of Congress Identification Code Added By C.

CLAPHAM SOUTH A part of the Deep level shelter, Clapham South

What lies beneath London?

From deep-level air raid shelters to the colossal tunnels of Crossrail, beneath London lies a labyrinth of tunnels. BBC News delved underground to visit some of London's rarely seen subterranean spots.

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The London Underground network then and now. It is the oldest urban subway system in the world. Photo by: Ben Phaze

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9 Incredible Photos of the London Underground as a Bomb Shelter - PolicyMic

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An air raid warden checks on children sleeping on hammocks strung between the train tracks in a London Underground station, 1940

Frederick Charles Herrick 'The Lap Of Luxury', 1925.

The Lap of Lucky by Frederick Charles Herrick 1925 London Underground Poster First Lap Last Lap Between These Hours London's Underground Maintains A Continuous Perfermance

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