Lots of people who worked on the construction of the first part of the London Underground (1860-1863), most notably Sir John Fowler.
There has never been a specific station for 'Central London', only the various termini coming into the capital, terminating at an agreed (The 1846 Royal Commission on Metropolitan Railway Termini) line that no railway would traverse - a line that now forms the Circle line.
One specific person can not be named - even in the planning stage, the Metropolitan Railway Company was a public company, sold by shares, so it was always a 'corporate' construction. However, three people should be mentioned who did not actually build the railway but helped it come into being.
Charles Pearson, a city solicitor had encouraged the movement of trains under the city of London even before the first Commission sat (1846). He billed parliament to investigate the idea and eventually, from his persistence, the Commission was born.
It was the evolution of tunnel building technology that allowed such a thought; Marc Isambard Brunel took a patent on a tunnelling method and from 1825 to 1842 he constructed the Thames Tunnel using a rectangular shield and brick lining method.
In 1862, Peter William Barlow, when sinking cylinders into the Thames to form the base of the old Lambeth suspension bridge, realised that the cast-iron cylinders he used to sink into London Clay could be used horizontally.
The 'metro railways' of Kolkata is the first underground railway system in India.
The oldest metro system is London Underground
The first system of underground transport or 'Metro' was the London Underground, which was open to the public in 1863. Even when we can tell a name of a sole inventor of this system, one of the main promoter of the idea was businessman Charles Pearson.
The London Underground was the first metro-rail service. It first opened as an underground railway in 1863, and opened the first electric underground line in 1890.
The Paris Métro is an electric underground railway system; the term metro is also used in other countries to define a rapid transport system, not necessarily underground.
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Yes, it's called the Metro.
The first rapid transit system was the London Underground in 1863. Frank Pick came up with the idea.
The underground rail system - what Americans would call a subway system.
It is called the Metro.
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The le metro is the French underground/ subway train network system. Its centre is Paris and it links the surrounding areas.
Many countries, a few include America and Britain who have Subways and the London Underground respectively. Russia also has a the Moscow Metro which is their underground system which was built much later and was one of Stalin's prestige projects, being one of the most extravagant underground railroad service.
The London underground was the first underground urban railway in the world, opening its first line in 1868. See http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/London_Underground
In Paris the Metro is the underground railway system similar to the NY Subway or the London Tube system Métro is the French word for an Underground urban railway. There are Métros in many French cities: Paris, Lyon, Marseilles, Lille etc. etc.
Moscow Metro is one of world's busiest metro systems, serving more than seven million passengers daily.
So it won't interfere with street traffic. Parts of Seattle's metro are built at street level, and every time the train comes to one of those intersections, it closes the cross street until the train passes.
The Metro train in Delhi was the first modern public transportation to be built in India. There are 137 stations and 6 train lines. Every day, more that 2.4 million people ride the Metro trains. The system first went into operation in December of 2002.
Nobody was King of France when the first metro was built. The first metro line was built in 1900. France was a republic headed by Emile Loubet (then president) and his Prime Minister ("PrÃ©sident du Conseil") Pierre Waldeck-Rousseau.
Paris Metro?The metro.
the city built a new metro system