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Asked in World War 2
Why did people in world war2 use train stations as shelter?
The train stations were used as shelters during World War 2 because most of them had underground facilities to hold people. ...
Asked in Train Travel, London
Can you get on the train in London?
Yes, there are many stations in London connecting most parts of the UK directly. +++ The main-line termini are inter-connected by London Underground (separate platforms, below the surface stations), and St. Pancras is not only one of the stations for the North of England and Scotland, but is also now the British terminus for the Eurostar services to Paris and Brussels. Due to open this year is a brand-new line, Cross-rail, from Reading and Heathrow Airport , under London, to the existing railways in...
Asked in Paris
What is the Mtro' in Paris?
The Métro is the Paris urban railway system (Chemin de Fer Métropolitain), equivalent to the New York Subway or the London Underground, but much better than either. Most of its lines are just below the streets, but some are deep underground and some are elevated above the roadway. ...
Was the underground railroad really underground?
Although a few parts of the network involved tunnels or underground hiding places, most of the "underground railroad" consisted of houses and farms of anti-slavery Southerners. They used these locations as "stations" to feed, clothe, and hide the slaves as they made their way slowly to the North. The term "underground" applies to the secrecy of the operation, which if compromised could endanger many lives, not only those of the slaves. ...
What is the symbolic meaning of the underground railroad's name?
The underground railroad was named for the slaves' method of escape to freedom. "Underground" means the movement was secret and intentionally took place below the awareness of public officials and most members of society. The "railroad" designation took its name from the code for safe houses, which were called "stations" or "depots," and the participating abolitionists, who were called "station masters." In many respects, the underground railroad resembled a real railroad operation in that there were fixed routes, conductors, stations or depots, and a...
Asked in Adjectives and Articles
What are the comparative and superlative form of interesting?
Word Comparative Degree Superlative Degree Interesting more interesting most interesting Comparative- More interesting. Superlative- Most Interesting. ...
Asked in London
What are ways you can do to transport around london englad?
The fastest way to get around is the tube (underground), but as a tourist, the most interesting way to get around is upstairs on a double-decker bus. ...
Asked in Eurostar (railway)
Are porters available for the London and Paris eurostar stations?
No, as with most trains, you are responsible with your own luggage. Eurostar is the brand name of the company running high speed trains London-Paris and London-Lille-Brussels through the Channel Tunnel. Eurostar uses the stations: St. Pancras (London), Gare du Nord (Paris), Bruxelles Midi (Brussels) and Lille Europe. Currently these are the only passenger trains operating through the tunnel. The Eurostar takes 2 hours 15 minutes between London and Paris. ...
Asked in Electrical Wiring
Where an underground electrical distribution system is most likely to be found?
Where an underground electrical distribution system is most likely to be found is underground. ...