World’s Top 5 Most Impressive Metro Stations

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Feb 092014
 
World's Top 5 Most Impressive Metro Stations

Opening in 1863, London has the world’s oldest underground railway but it also has, in austerely beautiful Westminster, one of Europe’s most futuristic-looking stations. The first metro might have been uncomfortable and unhealthy (toxic steam often entered the train cars due to poor ventilation) but it soon became clear that few cities of any size should be without one. By the mid-1920s, Paris, Madrid, Berlin and Milan had their own subterranean networks — with cleaner, electric-powered trains and often also beating London’s Tube in the […]