City: London, King of Cities
25 February 1900: The first tube station to be known as ‘Bank’ is opened, effectively replacing the old ‘City’ station and providing a link between the Waterloo & City Railway and the newly extended City & South London Railway (now part of the Northern Line). At the same time, nearby King William Street station is closed.
Bettmann/Corbis Portrait of a City: A Look at London 1890s. The City and South London Railway opened the world's first electric underground railway to the public on Dec. 18, 1890. Using the electrified third-rail system it ran from King William Street to Stockwell.
The Reading Room, British Museum, London, England