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
6%
81%
9%
1%
61
flagItaly
4%
78%
10%
7%
70
flagAustria
2%
75%
5%
17%
40
flagSweden
11%
75%
8%
5%
36
flagLithuania
14%
75%
3%
7%
28
flagGermany
10%
71%
8%
9%
287
flagthe United Kingdom
9%
70%
7%
12%
671
flagDenmark
11%
68%
8%
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35
flagPoland
13%
66%
8%
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flagFrance
5%
63%
13%
17%
69
flagAustralia
7%
63%
11%
17%
52
flagMexico
11%
62%
11%
12%
178
flagthe United States
18%
57%
11%
11%
899
flagBelgium
15%
57%
7%
15%
26
flagCanada
14%
56%
13%
14%
87
flagNorway
28%
54%
10%
6%
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flagthe Netherlands
15%
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flagUnknown
20%
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8%
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595
flagIndia
19%
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13%
139
flagRepublic of Ireland
8%
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20%
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74

Gender

men63%
women57%
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15%
13%
London
63%
57%
Paris
8%
12%
Moscow
11%
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