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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