Thursday, 16 March 2006, 12:00AM

Fraud, bankruptcy, suicide and transportation: The history of the London Underground railway

Dr Stephen Halliday

Dr Stephen Halliday is the author of many books based on Victorian London including "The Great Stink" which has featured in several radio and TV programmes and "Underground to Everywhere: London's Underground Railway in the life of the Capital". Dr Halliday lectures at Buckinghamshire Business School and Cambridge.

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Stephen Halliday is a writer, lecturer and broadcaster with a particular interest in Victorian London and in the engineers who made nineteenth century cities safe and habitable. He has written for The Observer, The Guardian and The Financial Times and has made several radio and television programmes based on his books. He also writes and reviews regularly for BBC History, The Literary review, The Times Higher and The Daily Telegraph.

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16 March 2006

Fraud, bankruptcy, suicide and transportation: The history of the London Underground railway
Dr Stephen Halliday

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