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
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81%
9%
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61
flagGreece
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26
flagItaly
5%
78%
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flagLithuania
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flagAustria
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flagSweden
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flagGermany
10%
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flagDenmark
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7%
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flagthe United Kingdom
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flagPoland
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flagAustralia
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flagFrance
5%
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flagMexico
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flagCanada
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flagNorway
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flagthe United States
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930
flagthe Netherlands
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flagUnknown
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933
flagIndia
19%
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flagRepublic of Ireland
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Gender

men62%
women56%
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62%
56%
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