Hidden transport tours

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How about visiting a legendary London tramway that closed in 1952 – from the comfort of your own sofa?

The Kingsway Tramway Subway in Holborn was opened in 1906 and was later upgraded so that it could be used by double-deck trams. Although part of the subway was used is now part of the Strand Underpass, the rest, including the Southampton Row entrance has remained remarkably intact right down to the tram tracks.

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[/wlm_nonmember] [wlm_ismember] Now Holborn (Kingsway) is one of three Hidden London virtual tours organised by London Transport Museum and also includes Aldwych Station. The others are Brompton Road and King William Street.

The tours include never seen before film footage led by an expert guide, who will be available for a question and answer session afterwards.

The Holborn tours are being held on various dates between 27 November and 20 December. They cost £20 and take about 90 minutes. Participants will be emailed a Zoom link. Timed tickets to visit the Museum or its Depot and to join a Hidden London virtual tour can be booked online at www.ltmuseum.co.uk