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Early years[ edit ] The Metropolitan Railway opened using GWR broad gauge locomotives  The idea of an underground railway linking the City of London with some of the railway termini in its urban centre was proposed in the s,  and the Metropolitan Railway was granted permission to build such a line in This test tunnel was used for two years in the development of the first underground train, and was later, infilled up.
This opened in with electric locomotives that hauled carriages with small opaque windows, nicknamed padded cells. There were many instances of passengers collapsing whilst traveling, due to heat and pollution, leading for calls to clean the air through the installation of garden plants.
The Metropolitan Railway protested about the change of plan, but after arbitration by the Board of Tradethe DC system was adopted. A joint marketing agreement between most of the companies in the early years of the 20th century included maps, joint publicity, through ticketing and U NDERGROUN D signs, incorporating the first bullseye symbol,  outside stations in Central London.
The Bakerloo line was extended north to Queen's Park to join a new electric line from Euston to Watfordbut World War I delayed construction and trains reached Watford Junction in During air raids in people used the tube stations as shelters.
Electrification was extended north from Harrow to Rickmansworthand branches opened from Rickmansworth to Watford in and from Wembley Park to Stanmore in A total of people, including 62 children, died, making this both the worst civilian disaster of World War II, and the largest loss of life in a single incident on the London Underground network.
The line opened in —71 with the trains being driven automatically and magnetically encoded tickets collected by automatic gates gave access to the platforms. In the resulting tube crash43 people died and a further 74 were injured, this being the greatest loss of life during peacetime on the London Underground.
Fares increased following a legal challenge but the fare zones were retained, and in the mids the Travelcard and the Capitalcard were introduced.
The resulting fire cost the lives of 31 people and injured a further London Underground were strongly criticised in the aftermath for their attitude to fires underground, and publication of the report into the fire led to the resignation of senior management of both London Underground and London Regional Transport.
TfL is part of the Greater London Authority and is constituted as a statutory corporation regulated under local government finance rules. However the day-to-day running of the corporation is left to the Commissioner of Transport for London.
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