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Railway’s ‘amazing’ success as it carries 55,000 passengers in first four months

MORE than 55,000 passengers were carried by Mail Rail – London’s newest and one of its most innovate visitor attractions – in its first four months, an achievement that has been hailed as “amazing” by its interim director.

The railway, based on a 2ft gauge subterranean line that was nicknamed ‘London’s secret railway’ in its operational days as few people were aware of its existence,

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