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The Temperature of Underground Railway Tunnels

BMJ 2000; 321 doi: (Published 12 August 2000) Cite this as: BMJ 2000;321:429

Not very long ago it was gravely suggested that certain stations on the Underground Metropolitan Railway, where the air is most sulphurous and the general conditions simply Stygian, were useful as sanatoria for convalescent railway porters and for those suffering from phthisis and “delicate chests.” It seems now that the …

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