Kingsbury and Neasden

The oldest subway system in the world, the London Underground began operating on January 9, 1863 between Paddington and Farringdon on the Metropolitan Line. Today, the network has over 270 stations and transports over a billion people every year. Special events are planned for January 13 and 20, when tourists and Londoners alike will be able to board classic period trains and relive the first Tube journey.