New item Free shipping Ping
Add this item to Cart for a combined free shipping deal
Click to enlarge photo

Listing Detail Tabs

New copy - delivered FREE to any NZ address in 7-9 business days

These days - an underground railway is an integral part of a citys heritage and a key feature of the urban landscape used by passengers. But these subways are also full of history and art. They reflect a citys personality and its past and future - and are worthy of exploration - even for those not boarding a train. Its safe to say that a great many subways have overcome a reputation for unpleasant shadiness. Under Ground is a tour of the most fascinating subterranean city railways viewed through the filters of urban planning - ethnology - art - and history. More than 100 subway stations and train cars are described in informative text and stunning colour photographs. The book opens with a chapter on the origins of the subway - the story as told by four subways in particular. Londons Underground was the worlds first subway. The Paris Metro was a product of the Industrial Revolution and the first modern subway. New York Citys subway is the largest and busiest subway in America. Buenos Aires pioneered South American subway systems. Today - however - the designs and technology of these trailblazing rail systems have been far surpassed.Under Ground organizes its world tour by continent - starting in North America (New York - Rochester - Los Angeles - Chicago - Philadelphia - Toronto) - crossing the ocean to Europe (London - Paris - Brussels - Barcelona - Lisbon - Naples - Valencia - Berlin - Munich - Stockholm - Copenhagen - Warsaw) - travelling into Eastern Europe (Ukraine - Bulgaria - Hungary - Czech Republic - Russia - and Republic of Tatarstan - home to some of the wo... Please click here to ask a question
Your question and answer privileges have been disabled.
You must log in to view questions and answers on this listing. We recommend reading questions before you make any purchases.
You must log in to ask or answer questions posted. We recommend reading questions before you make any purchases. Available only to approved bidders. You must be an authenticated member to ask questions Find out more about becoming authenticated. Your account is in debt Your current account balance is You must credit your account to use this feature.
Firearms licence #
Firearms licence holder name
First name is required
Last name is required
Your current account balance is Please note you will lose your question and answer privileges if your account is in debt for more than 2 weeks. Credit your account.
I confirm that I am over 18 years old.
To prevent your personal details being misused please do not put emails or phone numbers in questions. Failure to comply may result in the suspension of your account. The seller cannot add a Buy Now price once bidding has started.

Shipping options

  • Free shipping within New Zealand  
  • Store does not allow pick-ups
  • Store location: United Kingdom
  • Find out whether import charges apply

Payment options

    • Use your debit or credit card, bank account or Ping balance.
      Visa MasterCard QCard

Ping includes:

Buyer Protection Learn More