To mark it’s 150 year anniversary of London Underground, affectionately known as the ‘Tube’, The Royal Mail has issued a set of 10 commemorative stamps depicting of the world’s first underground railway line which was the Metropolitan line.
The series of six stamps designed depict the construction and the changes over the years, with the
with its steam driven trains through to the most modern line Jubilee Line with stations like Canary Wharf.
Above is the stamps that showcase the tunnel workers, called the Navvies working on the London can be proud to have been the first city in the world that had a working underground service!
Edwardian commuters in 1911 are depicted on the 1st Class stamp, the work of the Underground expansion in 1898 depicted on the 2nd class stamp and the grand modern interior of the newest station Chanary Wharf which opened in 1999 on the Jubilee line depicted on the £1.28 stamp.
Happy Birthday London Underground.