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Going underground Martin Pawley looks at the significance and history of London's underground

‘Pick someone who will deliver on the big three issues - transport, crime and jobs - and you will have your first elected mayor.’ So wrote the Minister for London in a letter to the Times after last October’s Paddington train crash.

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