Group    From 1864  To 1933

District Railway / Metropolitan District Railway

Categories: Transport

Formed to complete the 'inner circle' of the tube in London. This was effectively the southern section: Mansion House to Earl's Court and beyond. The tunnels were formed using the 'cut and cover' method so it was extremely disruptive.  Known as the 'Metropolitan District Railway' until 1871. Other sections and extensions were added over the years. 1933 amalgamated with other London transport services to form the London Passenger Transport Board which would go on to become today's Transport for London.

This section lists the memorials where the subject on this page is commemorated:
District Railway / Metropolitan District Railway

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Bow Road Underground Station

Underground Heritage Information Bow Road Station Listed as a building of nat...

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Chiswick Park Station

Love all the architectural terms.  We had to look up passimeter and it's roug...

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St John the Baptist upon Walbrook - monument

An unusual and unsuccessful siting of a three-dimensional monument. One face ...

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Sudbury Town Station

Sudbury Town is a London Underground station on the Uxbridge branch of the Pi...

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Thomas Auton

Metropolitan District Railway Company This stone was laid on 24th September ...

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Other Subjects

Richard Green

Richard Green

Ship-owner and philanthropist. Probably born in the family house in Blackwall Yard, Poplar, the son of shipbuilder George Green. After completing his studies, he entered the business which speciali...

Person, Engineering, Philanthropy, Transport

1 memorial
City Road turnpike

City Road turnpike

From Geograph: This turnpike was merged into the Metropolitan Turnpike Trust by act of parliament and closed by the enactment of the Metropolis Roads Amendment Act 1863 (c.78). From 1 July 1864. S...

Building, Commerce, Transport

1 memorial
Hatch End Station

Hatch End Station

A former station named 'Pinner' was opened nearby in about 1844, and renamed 'Pinner and Hatch End' in 1897. The present station was originally served by the London and North West Railway, and in 1...

Place, Transport

1 memorial
Grove Road Toll Bar

Grove Road Toll Bar

"In use in the 18th and 19th centuries" so the dates we give are very approximate.

Building, Commerce, Transport

1 memorial
Kew Gardens Station Footbridge

Kew Gardens Station Footbridge

Grade II listed, thsi bridge is a very early example of the use of reinforced concrete in Britain. Built in the age of steam, it still carries the deflectors and very high parapets which channelled...

Place, Transport

1 memorial