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
7%
79%
11%
1%
54
flagSweden
10%
79%
6%
3%
29
flagItaly
4%
78%
10%
7%
70
flagAustria
2%
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flagLithuania
15%
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flagGermany
10%
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flagthe United Kingdom
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7%
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flagDenmark
11%
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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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flagUnknown
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flagthe United States
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flagBelgium
16%
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flagCanada
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flagNorway
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flagIndia
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flagRepublic of Ireland
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flagthe Netherlands
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Gender

men67%
women57%
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67%
57%
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