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What Else Happened in 1863, The Year The Tube Opened?

The Albert Memorial in Kensington Gardens

The year 1863 began with the opening of the world’s first underground railway – London’s Tube – on 9 January, 150 years ago today! Further significant events from 1863 include: JANUARY: In railway-related news, construction began in Sacramento, California, of …

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