THE THAMES TUNNEL: 8TH WONDER OF THE WORLD
Date(s) - 27/04/2019
4:00 pm - 4:50 pm
Acton Town Depot
The Thames Tunnel is the oldest tunnel in the oldest metro system in the world and the Overground is a vital link between north and south of the river. In Sir Marc Brunel’s 250th anniversary year, we remember a pioneering project that has changed the shape of cities all over the world. Robert Hulse, director of The Brunel Museum, uncovers the eccentric story behind the birth of modern tunnelling project.
Just one of many events at a fun-packed weekend, Acton Town, exploring London’s Underground lines.
With a focus on celebrating the District, Victoria, Jubilee and Overground lines, discover another side to your journey at this colourful Open Weekend. See original transport treasures, catch a talk from our weekend lecture series and join in with creative activities for all the family.