Where was the world’s first underground railway system built?

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The Met­ro­pol­i­tan Railway opened on 10 January 1863, and was carrying over 26,000 pas­sen­gers a day within a few months of opening. The early lines were built by various private com­pa­nies, and became in­te­grat­ed in 1933.

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flagSpain
5%
81%
11%
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53
flagItaly
1%
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flagSweden
10%
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flagAustria
2%
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flagGermany
9%
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flagLithuania
18%
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flagPoland
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flagthe United Kingdom
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flagAustralia
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flagDenmark
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flagMexico
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flagFrance
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flagUU
12%
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flagthe United States
18%
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flagBelgium
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flagNorway
28%
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flagRepublic of Ireland
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flagCanada
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flagthe Netherlands
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flagIndia
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Gender

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women57%
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